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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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February 16, 2017 In The News

TRUMP-CONNECTED FIRM SIGNS FOUR MORE CLIENTS: Ballard Partners, the Trump-connected firm that added 10 new clients earlier this week, has signed four more: American Airlines, Dish Network, Leon Medical Centers and Univision Management Co. Brian D.

February 15, 2017 In The News

A House panel yesterday debated and sent three regulatory reform bills to the chamber floor for consideration. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee favorably reported measures that seek to address federal rulemaking, including the "Searching for and Cutting Regulations That Are Unnecessarily Burdensome (SCRUB) Act" (H.R. 988), the "Regulatory Integrity Act" (H.R.

February 15, 2017 In The News

Democratic members of Michigan’s congressional delegation called Wednesday for an independent probe into reports that officials with President Donald Trump’s campaign were in contact with Russian intelligence officers even as Republicans maintained the situation was being investigated.

February 11, 2017 In The News

Like it or not, you can’t deny that President Trump’s election and the events that have occurred since he took office have had a profound impact on our society with regard to our view of politics. While some are SO over hearing about them (find out how to rid your feed of ‘em here), others have been newly inspired to get involved.

February 10, 2017 In The News

On January 22nd, Democratic Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan informed a group of local community leaders that he would be seeking a second term in office. Although the deadline to submit a petition to run for Mayor of Detroit is April 25th, there has been a noticeable scarcity of eligible candidates, leaving one question to be answered: who will challenge Mike Duggan for Mayor of Detroit?

February 7, 2017 In The News

There have been days when 2157 Rayburn House Office Building had the feel of a boxing match. It’s the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee room where Republicans and Democrats have been known to go at each other with vehemence. That wasn’t the case Tuesday.

February 6, 2017 In The News

It is no secret that President Donald Trump’s Administration, much like many leadership positions in the United States workforce, does not represent our nation’s diversity. As organizations and individuals start to dedicate more resources and training to empowering underrepresented groups to go into policy and government, I am taking my own stand.

February 4, 2017 In The News

I was contacted over the weekend by James Warren, a media writer for Vanity Fair and The Poynter Institute, a journalism think tank, asking how it feels to be an immigrant journalist watching immigrants and refugees being turned away. I told him it's horrifying.

April 25, 2016 In The News

Michigan lawmakers say they’ve succeeded in stopping IRS plans to move more than 90 jobs from the Detroit Computing Center to Tennessee.

In a statement Friday, U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence said a letter from IRS Commissioner John Koskinen this week indicated that the Detroit Computing Center, and all of its employees, would remain in the current downtown location.

April 25, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence said Friday that the IRS has decided not to move some 90 jobs from a computing center in Detroit to Tennessee, after all.