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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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January 19, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Southfield, wants leaders of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee to hold a hearing on lead contamination in the water in Flint, saying it's Congress' responsibility to address "a man-made disaster created by the poor policy decisions of elected and career government officials."

January 19, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Southfield, wants leaders of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee to hold a hearing on lead contamination in the water in Flint, saying it's Congress' responsibility to address "a man-made disaster created by the poor policy decisions of elected and career government officials."

January 19, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON - Rep. Brenda Lawrence announced Thursday her formal request for a hearing on the public health crisis of high concentrations of lead in the drinking water in Flint.

January 13, 2016 In The News

The House Oversight Committee has cleared the way for a bill that would double the probationary period for new federal employees, despite concerns from employee associations and ranking members.

January 13, 2016 In The News

A military veteran, public servants and University of Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh are among guests with Michigan ties invited to attend President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address Tuesday night in Washington, D.C.

January 7, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence recently wrote an amendment that requires the U.S. secretary of education to track the educational progress of foster youth in America. 

January 7, 2016 In The News

You can listen to Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) discussing the President's announcement about his executive action on gun violence, and Congress' role in ensuring the success of that action, with WJR's Paul W. Smith.

January 6, 2016 In The News

Reactions are starting to filter in regarding President Barack Obama’s push for tougher gun control measures, including a closure of the so-called gun show loophole.

January 6, 2016 In The News

Washington — Tears streaking his cheeks, President Barack Obama launched his plan Tuesday to tighten control and enforcement of firearms in the U.S., using his presidential powers in the absence of legal changes he implored Congress to pass.

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