We Need Your Help.

Brenda Lawrence’s first big test will be on Tuesday.   She faces her first FEC deadline as a new member of Congress.    The clock is ticking… Will you help set a record and get us to 500 grassroots donations   Before the deadline hits TOMORROW NIGHT? If you’ve saved your…

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House GOP’s Budget Displays Skewed Priorities.

Budgets reflect priorities — whether they’re for a person, a household, or even an entire country. So when House Republicans released their budget proposals for 2016, they showed us just what they prioritize: failing America’s middle class families, and endangering the most vulnerable among us. Their proposals would: — End…

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Right, Necessary and Overdue.

Equal pay for equal work is an economic and a moral concern. Paycheck fairness is not just fair but right, necessary, and overdue. So thank you to all who signed my petition calling for equal pay. Our community has a long and rich history of demanding equality and commanding respect…

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U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence Hosts Open House.

“U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence’s office is hosting an open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at 26700 Lahser Road, Suite 330 in Southfield. “The public is invited. Call 248-356-2052 for more information. “Lawrence, elected to Congress in November, served as Southfield mayor between 2002 and 2015. She represents…

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You Spoke Up. Thanks!

Thanks to all who took action on the 50th anniversary of the Selma marches and signed our petition calling for Congress to protect voting rights. Because of you, we are raising awareness and calling attention to this important issue, and I hope we continue to stand up for this fundamental…

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For Those Who Marched.

This weekend I traveled with a Congressional delegation to Selma, Alabama to commemorate the great marches that took place there 50 years ago in 1965. As a young girl growing up in Detroit, I witnessed the struggle for civil rights and the role it played in shaping our nation, as well…

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Let’s Catch Up.

It’s hard to believe that I was sworn into Congress more than a month ago — it’s been a busy time since then. Here’s what I’ve been up to: Hundreds of constituents turned out to my in-district swearing in ceremony. I was humbled and thrilled to see so many familiar…

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