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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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May 13, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, along with House Oversight Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Subcommittee on National Security Chairman Rep. Stephen F.

May 12, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence, (MI-14), a member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, blasted House Republicans in a hearing for their attempt to rewrite the history of the January 6th insurrection. The House Oversight hearing examined the events of January 6, 2021, in which insurrectionists stormed the U.S.

May 12, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement regarding the ongoing violence in the Middle East:

May 12, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, the Co-Chairs of the Bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, U.S. Representatives Brenda L.

May 8, 2021 Press Release

Detroit, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) concluded Mass Vaccination Week and renewed her call for Michiganders to get vaccinated. She was joined by Second Ebenezer Church’s Bishop Edgar L. Vann II, U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), U.S.

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May 3, 2021 Press Release

Southfield, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) toured Beaumont Health’s vaccine clinic with local Michigan leaders and launched Michigan’s 14th Congressional District Mass Vaccination Week.

April 28, 2021 Press Release

Detroit, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announced Michigan’s 14th Congressional District’s Mass Vaccination Week from Saturday, May 1st thru Saturday, May 8th. The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) initiative, spearheaded by Rep. Lawrence, is a week-long event where CBC members educate, raise awareness, and help get constituents vaccinated. Rep.

April 27, 2021 Press Release

Detroit, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announced that Mike McGuinness will be her guest for President Biden’s first Joint Address to Congress on Wednesday, April 28th. Mike is the President for the Pontiac School Board and Executive Director for the Oakland County Pioneer and Historical Society.

April 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement regarding the guilty verdict of the Derek Chauvin trial on all three counts in the murder of George Floyd.

April 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) introduced the Environmental Health Workforce Act, legislation which would prioritize education and training for existing and new environmental health professionals.

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December 9, 2019 In The News

Both of Michigan’s Democratic U.S. senators joined 26 of their colleagues on Monday demanding that President Donald Trump fire White House immigration adviser Stephen Miller.  As the Advance reported last month, U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow (D-Lansing) and Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) called for Miller to resign. U.S. Sen.

December 6, 2019 In The News

The story, as first reported by the Chicago Sun Times, starts with decorated Flint Navy veteran Russell Dotson. Dotson thought he had correctly transferred his G.I. Bill benefits to his daughter, Paige, with the guidance of the U.S. Navy. However, as it turned out, there was a small miscalculation that has had a life altering impact on Paige. "My heart dropped. What do you mean?

December 6, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Friday sharply rebuked Congress for not directly referring to Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories as an illegal occupation in a House-passed resolution. Tlaib, D-Detroit, is one of only two members of Congress of Palestinian descent and one of only two Muslim women in the U.S. House.

December 6, 2019 In The News

The U.S. House passed legislation on Friday that would give the federal government broader authority to police voting rights violations across the country. The vote “is the most important non-violent instrument or tool we have in a democratic society and people should be able to use it, all of our citizens,” U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) said ahead of the vote.

December 5, 2019 In The News

Michigan’s congressional delegation members continue advocating for the F-35 mission at Selfridge. On Nov. 25, a letter was sent from 14 lawmakers, members of the Michigan congressional delegation, to Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M.

December 5, 2019 In The News

Michigan and 20 other states are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a Louisiana law that critics argue places an undue burden on women seeking abortions.

December 4, 2019 In The News

Baltimore, Maryland, is on the verge of passing a landmark water bill, which would set a new water affordability standard in the United States.

December 3, 2019 In The News

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and 10 others in Congress urged the new acting secretary of the Navy on Tuesday to erase a former DePaul University student’s debt, citing “bureaucratic failures” revealed by a Chicago Sun-Times investigation last month. In a letter to Acting Navy Secretary Thomas B. Modly, Durbin, D-Illinois, and others including U.S. Rep.

December 3, 2019 In The News

On November 19, the Detroit City Council voted down a bond proposal advanced by corporate-imposed Mayor Mike Duggan ostensibly designed to eliminate blighted residential properties in this overwhelmingly impoverished African American municipality.

November 29, 2019 In The News

Led by U.S. Rep. Andy Levin (D-Bloomfield Township), more than 100 Democratic members of Congress have signed a letter expressing “strong disagreement” with the Trump administration’s decision to no longer classify Israeli settlements in the West Bank of Palestine as illegal under intentional law.

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