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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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April 22, 2016 In The News

WOODLAWN — The man overseeing all the YMCAs in Chicago said the centers in Woodlawn and beyond do as much as they can to help steer Chicago's kids from violence.

March 18, 2016 In The News

DETROIT, MI -- Democrats in Congress on Thursday introduced a bill seeking to hinder emergency management policies that give far-reaching power over local governments to state appointees.

U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Detroit, introduced the bill with support from 30 other Democrats, including Michigan Reps. Dan Kildee, D-Flint Twp., and Brenda Lawrence, D-Southfield.

March 18, 2016 In The News

The governor of Michigan and the Obama administration's top environmental official came under heavy criticism today from lawmakers over their roles in the Flint water crisis, with some members of Congress calling on them to resign.


March 18, 2016 In The News

At contentious hearing, members of Congress ask for both Gov. Snyder's and EPA head McCarthy's resignations.

March 18, 2016 In The News

Washington — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and federal Environmental Protection Agency head Gina McCarthy faced scathing criticism and calls to resign Thursday during a combative congressional hearing on the Flint water contamination crisis.

March 14, 2016 In The News

At a time when women are making inroads in the CEO suite, on corporate boards and inside the ivory tower of education — and a woman is a serious candidate for U.S. president — there are fewer women holding top elected jobs in Michigan than a generation ago.

February 16, 2016 In The News

Michigan governor Rick Snyder will testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee next month about how the drinking water in Flint, Michigan poisoned over 100,000 residents over two years.

February 16, 2016 In The News

Michigan House Democrats Brenda Lawrence and Dan Kildee will lead a group from Congress– including Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi – on a visit to Flint next month to learn about how federal resources could be devoted to addressing the water crisis there, Lawrence told Roll Call on Friday.