Brenda Lawrence ~ U.S. House, District 14
Brenda began her career at the U.S. Postal Service, where she worked for 30 years. She later became the President of Southfield City Council, held various positions on the Southfield Public School Board, and eventually became the first African American and first woman to serve as Southfield’s Mayor. In Congress, Brenda is a ranking member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on the Interior. Brenda fights for critical funding for Michigan cities that have been hit hard. She also fights for gun control, and clean water and air for Michigan communities.
On healthcare . . .
On the environment . . .
“We trust our government to protect the health and safety of our communities, and this includes the promise of clean water to drink and clean air to breathe.”
Plans for the economy
“In 2019, I was appointed to the House Appropriations Committee to fight for critical funding for our communities. Cities like Detroit have been hit especially hard and more federal assistance is on the way with my leadership.”