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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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December 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), Gerald E. Connolly (VA-11), and Stephen F.

November 30, 2020 Press Release

Detroit, MI – Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announced a grant award worth $1,626,506 to Community Health & Social Services Center, Inc. from the Department of Health and Human Services as a part of its Health Center Cluster Program.

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November 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) and the House of Representatives passed H.R. 8294, the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020, legislation that invests more than $3.5 billion over 5 years in expanding opportunities and access to registered apprenticeship, youth apprenticeship, and pre-apprenticeship programs.

 

November 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement as the United States Supreme Court hears oral argument in California v. Texas, a case that represents the latest effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act:

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October 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Brenda L. Lawrence (D-MI-14), Charlie Crist (D-FL-13), and Antonio Delgado (D-NY-19) announced the introduction of H.R.

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October 26, 2020 Press Release

On Monday, October 26, 2020, Co-Chairs of the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) Representatives Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Vice Chairs Representatives Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Deb Haaland (NM-01) issued the following statement following the rushed confirmation process of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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October 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L.

October 19, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC – Co-Chairs of the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) Representatives Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Vice Chairs Representatives Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Deb Haaland (NM-01), joined by House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Representative Katherine Clark, Co-Chair of the House Democratic Policy and Communications Committe
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October 9, 2020 Press Release

Southfield, MI- Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), issued the following statement after President Trump’s twitter barrage against Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer following a months long plot to kidnap the Democratic Governor and violently overthrow the state's government before the November presidential election.

 

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December 13, 2019 In The News

U.S. Reps. Elissa Slotkin and Haley Stevens, Democrats who flipped congressional seats last year in suburban Detroit districts won by President Donald Trump, will take the weekend to decide whether to support articles of impeachment against him voted on by the House Judiciary Committee on Friday.

December 13, 2019 In The News

A former uranium-contaminated site that collapsed into the Detroit River late last month continues to spark concern from residents.* More than 200 people attended a community meeting Thursday night to hear an update from government officials concerning the site leased by Detroit Bulk Storage.  The Advance previously reported that on Nov.

December 13, 2019 In The News

A Metro Detroit church was filled with people hoping to get answers about the seawall collapse at a site that has a history of uranium contamination. Several state agencies were in attendance, as were congresswomen Brenda Lawrence and Rashida Tlaib. Detroit Bulk Storage is the company that leases that land.

December 12, 2019 In The News

Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Brenda Lawrence will host a meeting today to talk to people impacted by a recent spill into the Detroit River. This comes as new test results are now in on the potentially bio-hazardous contamination. New test results say there are no detectable levels of contamination. The seawall at Detroit Bulk Storage collapsed the night before Thanksgiving.

December 11, 2019 In The News

Two Michigan lawmakers, U.S. Reps. Brenda Lawrence (D-Southfield) and Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn), on Wednesday were among the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) members who marched to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office.

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December 11, 2019 In The News

Water samples conducted at the site of a southwest Detroit dock collapse at a riverfront storage site show no detectable contaminants or that they  were "well below water quality standards," state officials said Wednesday.

December 11, 2019 In The News

Lawmakers have reached a landmark agreement on paid parental leave for federal workers that could institute paid time off for civilian employees for the first time. The measure would give federal workers 12 weeks of paid leave to care for a newborn or adopted child — extending the same benefits currently given to the military to the 2.1 million civilian members of the federal workforce.

December 11, 2019 In The News

State and federal elected leaders, along with environmental activists, are hosting a meeting Thursday for Detroit residents potentially impacted by a long-contaminated riverbank that collapsed into the Detroit River on Thanksgiving Eve.

December 11, 2019 In The News

Lawmakers have reached a landmark agreement on paid parental leave for federal workers that could institute paid time off for civilian employees for the first time. The measure would give federal workers 12 weeks of paid leave to care for a newborn or adopted child — extending the same benefits currently given to the military to the 2.1 million civilian members of the federal workforce.

December 10, 2019 In The News

“As a leader in providing global humanitarian aid, the United States must be a leader in protecting all aid recipients,” said Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA-6) at a recent event on Capitol Hill about gender-based violence in humanitarian settings. A violation against human rights, gender-based violence (GBV) is deeply rooted in gender inequality.

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