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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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February 16, 2016 In The News

FLINT, MI – The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has added Gov. Rick Snyder to a roster of witness set to testify on the Flint water crisis.

February 16, 2016 In The News

Governor Snyder says he now wants to testify before congress to “explain mistakes made by water quality experts that led to the current crisis, and detail the emergency response in place to help residents recover,” according to a statement released Friday.

February 16, 2016 In The News

Lawrence also releases executed subpoena for former Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley

Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), the Ranking Member on the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on the Interior, released the following statement regarding Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder agreeing to testify before Congress.

February 16, 2016 In The News

Gov. Rick Snyder plans to push for a national discussion on removing lead water pipelines in aging American cities when he testifies before a congressional committee investigating Flint’s water contamination crisis.

February 16, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will get the chance to testify before a congressional committee on the Flint water crisis, speaking at an as-yet-unscheduled hearing before the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on what happened and the improvements he wants to recommend at the local, state and federal levels.

January 29, 2016 In The News

Grand Rapids, Mich. (AP) -- The Latest on Flint's water crisis and efforts to fix the problem of lead in the drinking water (all times local):

3:40 p.m.

Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are asking Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder for documents related to the crisis over lead-tainted water in Flint, Michigan.

January 29, 2016 In The News

Michigan governor won't testify before Congress this time: Republicans did not invite Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to testify at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the Flint water crisis on Feb. 3. Rep. Brenda Lawrence, who requested the hearing, blasted the move last night. “Gov.

January 20, 2016 In The News

President Barack Obama arrived at Detroit Metropolitan Airport at about noon Wednesday to spend the afternoon touting the revival of Detroit and the automotive industry.

He waved to a small group waiting for him as he bounded down the steps of Air Force One. U.S. Reps. Brenda Lawrence and Debbie Dingell joined the president as he de-boarded Air Force One.

January 20, 2016 In The News

Former Southfield Mayor Democrat Brenda Lawrence is embarking on her second year in a new legislative role: Serving as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Lawrence says the experience has been both eye-opening and a new way to help attract employers to Metro Detroit.

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