We’ve Got Campaign Opposition.

We’ve got opposition, my friends. Our primary field is set, now that the filing deadline has passed.  Two other candidates have also filed to run for the Democratic nomination in Michigan’s 14th District.  They’re already actively pursuing a negative campaign against me. This is my first re-election campaign for Congress.  I’ve…

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I’m running for re-election!

I’ve got exciting news to share: Surrounded by hundreds of supporters in Detroit, I recently announced my campaign for re-election to Congress! Our team has submitted 2,000 nominating signatures of 14th District voters to appear on the primary ballot, making us the first incumbent Member of Congress in Michigan to file. Together, we can…

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100 Women for Brenda Lawrence: Join us March 19th!

Please join us for a reception: 100 WOMEN FOR BRENDA LAWRENCE Lorna Abraham, Prof. Nina Dodge Abrams, Wendy Acho, Pam Alexander, Linell Allen, Rosemerry Allen, Jill Alper, Wanda Anderson, Betty Appleby, Hon. Penny Bailer, Monique Baker McCormick, Sharon Banks, Joanne Barnes, Lavora Barnes, Vicki Bayne-Perry, Hon. Vicki Barnett, Hon. Alisha…

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Reflecting on 2015:

Today marks the conclusion of 2015, my first year fighting for Michigan families in the United States House of Representatives. In that first year, I introduced 16 pieces of legislation and co-sponsored many more, some of which were signed into law.  I also authored two amendments that were adopted into…

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Thank you.

This Thanksgiving season, I wanted to share I’m thankful for you. Due to the support of thousands of supporters like you, I’m blessed to serve in the United States House of Representatives. It is an honor to fight for Michigan families and advocate for policies to strengthen our country. So many…

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We must do better by our veterans.

Happy Veterans Day to the brave men and women who have served the United States of America. When I began my term in Congress this year, I was disturbed to learn how poorly Michigan ranks in the receipt of military benefits for our veterans.  Our country must do better by those who…

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Standing Strong.

This is a fascinating time to be in the United States Congress.  In the last few days alone we’ve witnessed the Speaker of the House announce his resignation, the Pope address Congress, the federal government veer dangerously close to shutting down and conservative Republicans demand elimination of women’s health funding. This morning, the…

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