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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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June 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - The Democratic Women’s Caucus Co-Chairs Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21), and Jackie Speier (CA-14) and Vice Chairs Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), and U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Even Playing Field Act to ensure equal pay, investment, and working conditions for U.S.

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June 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) voted to pass the Equal Access to Contraception for Veterans Act, which expands access to basic reproductive health care for women veterans.

June 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Committee and a member of the Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, secured $200,000 for the Centrepolis Accelerator in Southfield and $200,000 for Detroit Means Business.

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June 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) delivered a speech on the House floor about the need for President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package, the American Jobs Plan, which includes a significant investment to fix our nation’s water infrastructure and replace lead pipes and service lines. Rep.

June 23, 2021 Press Release

Detroit, MI - Today, Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announced more than $7 million for local Head Start programs in Michigan’s 14th Congressional District. The grant funding comes from the American Rescue Plan’s Head Start Emergency Supplemental program and is distributed from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

June 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) joined 43 of her House colleagues in sending a letter to President Biden and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky urging them to extend and strengthen the federal CDC eviction moratorium beyond its current expiration date of Wednesday, June 30, 2021.

June 21, 2021 Press Release

Detroit, MI - On Child Tax Credit Awareness Day, U.S. Representative Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) encourages hardworking Michigan families to be on the lookout for advance monthly payments of the Child Tax Credit of up to $300 per month per child beginning July 15th through December.

June 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) praised the United States Supreme Court, in a 7-2 decision, for upholding the Affordable Care Act and rejecting a reckless Republican-led  lawsuit to strike down the ACA.

June 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence, 2nd Vice Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, voted to pass S. 475, Juneteenth National Independence Day Act. This bill establishes Juneteenth National Independence Day, June 19, as a legal public holiday.

June 9, 2021 Press Release

Detroit, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) secured seven transportation and infrastructure projects for Michigan’s 14th District in the INVEST in America Act. This is a five-year, $547 billion surface transportation bill that allocates federal investments for roads, bridges, transit, and more.

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December 31, 2019 In The News

U.S. House members from both sides of the aisle who lead the Congressional Caucus on Black-Jewish Relations, including a congresswoman from Florida, weighed in on the recent attacks made at a rabbi’s home in Monsey, New York. The leadership of the caucus–U.S. Reps.

December 30, 2019 In The News

Republicans and Democrats condemned the recent spate of anti-Semitic attacks in New York, denouncing all violence against Jews. Many Senators and House members released statements emphatically supporting the victims of the most recent attack in the Jewish community of Monsey. The lawmakers voiced their outrage about what appears to be a trend of anti-Semitic violence in the United States.

December 30, 2019 In The News

Three leading African American congressional representatives joined with their Jewish colleagues on Sunday to condemn the stabbing attack at a Hanukkah party in Monsey that left five of the guests wounded.

December 30, 2019 In The News

Who run the world?  From Serena Williams and Johanna Konta, to Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 2019 has seen countless women stand up and speak their truth in the name of feminism. We’ve smashed taboos, united to end violence against women, made history (again!), refused to conform, and called out misogyny wherever and whenever possible.

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December 21, 2019 In The News

The US House Of Representatives is set to consider a bill to promote the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. The bill which was introduced by legendary civil rights leader Congressman John Lewis has also sought a budgetary allocation of USD 150 million for the next five years.

December 21, 2019 In The News

America’s legendary civil rights chief Congressman John Lewis has launched a invoice within the Home of Representatives to advertise the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr and sought a budgetary allocation of USD 150 million for the subsequent 5 years.

December 18, 2019 In The News

A majority of Michigan's congressional delegation voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday night, as the U.S. made him just the third chief executive in the nation's history to face trial in the Senate on removal from office.

December 18, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Rochester Hills, was attacked by the Trump administration the same day the president’s reelection campaign will rally across Michigan. White House Deputy Press Secretary Steven Groves released a statement early Wednesday claiming Stevens is using her support for Trump’s North American trade deal to mask her support for impeachment. The U.S.

December 17, 2019 In The News

In a major victory for the aviation maintenance industry, the FY 2020 appropriations deal unveiled by House and Senate negotiators Dec. 16 includes full funding for a new aviation technician workforce development program.

December 15, 2019 In The News

The impeachment proceedings against president Donald Trump are moving into the next phase. This is a move that has the president’s supporters fired up. Today four members of Congress from Michigan made an appearance on Flashpoint to discuss the historic impeachment hearings and more. Segments One and Two: Michigan Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District), Michigan Rep.

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