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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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December 22, 2015 In The News

Rep. Brenda Lawrence has passed an amendment requiring the U.S. Secretary of Education to track the educational progress of foster youth in America, a key measure that will protect hundreds of thousands of foster care students across America.

December 21, 2015 In The News

New Flexibility Makes Up to $2 Billion Available to Help Continue Blight Removal Efforts

December 21, 2015 In The News

Detroit's road to get extra funding for blight fund included help from Jesse Jackson, Dan Gilbert, Chase's Jamie Dimon and a cast of others

December 11, 2015 In The News

The purpose of the ceremony at the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, last week was to mark the legendary defiance of Rosa Parks on a city bus. But the accolades from the pulpit showered down on Hillary Clinton.

December 2, 2015 In The News

Planned Parenthood canceled a Detroit event scheduled Monday, just days after last week's shooting massacre at Colorado clinic.

The attack in Colorado Springs left three dead and several others injured.

In an email, Planned Parenthood spokeswoman Desiree Cooper said the cancelation was "not because of any specific security threats or concerns in Michigan."

November 30, 2015 In The News
DETROIT -- From the city to the suburbs, Small Business Saturday is vital to so many trying to make it.

The owner of Good Cakes & Bakes on Livernois Avenue is using her business to showcase other small businesses.

Bryant Owens and Kummbareh Owens were there selling Everbutter Natural Hair Care.

November 16, 2015 In The News

Detroit — The U.S. General Services Administration announced Monday a new focus on aligning with the economic development goals of local communities to retain and grow jobs.

The independent agency kicked off the initiative in Detroit as part of a national three-city tour to support the economic vision of communities across the country.