WASHINGTON DC -- U.S. Rep Al Lawson released the following statement regarding Hurricane Matthew:
"Hurricane Michael is heading towards the Florida Panhandle and is predicted to make landfall as a major Category 3 storm as early as Tuesday night. Parts of Florida's Fifth Congressional District is expected to get a major hit."
WASHINGTON DC -- U.S. Rep. Al Lawson called on Secretary of State Ken Detzner to extend the voter registration deadline in Florida for potential voters affected by Hurricane Michael.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Al Lawson’s (FL-05) H.R. 6367,“Incentivizing Fairness in Subcontracting Act,” which aims to expand small firms’ involvement in the federal marketplace, passed the House.
U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) welcomed more than 50 students and their parents to the 2018 Military Academy Day in Tallahassee on Saturday, September 22.
WASHINGTON DC- U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) worked to secure a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) grant for $3,415,000 for the Center for Coastal and Marine Ecosystems (CCME).
WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson released the following statement regarding Hispanic Heritage Month:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) recently introduced HR 6749 National Collegiate Athletics Advancement Act of 2018 to enhance benefits for NCAA student-athletes.
JACKSONVILLE, FLA – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) will host a Military Academy Day on Friday, September 21 from 5:30 p.m.- 8 p.m. in Jacksonville.
JACKSONVILLE, FL – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) helped to secure $1.3 million for transportation infrastructure securities in Jacksonville through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Port Security Grant Program.
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) sends his condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims of the Jacksonville Landing mass shooting. Lawson, who represents Jacksonville in Congress, released the following statement:
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LAKE CITY, Fla. (WCTV) -- A local airport is getting a big funding boost thanks to a federal grant.
The U.S. House of Representatives announced Monday that the Lake City Gateway Airport was awarded a $6.9 million grant for rehabilitation.
MADISON, Fla. (WCTV) -- The city of Madison is getting a big funding boost, thanks to Rural Development Grants from the United States Department of Agriculture.
A clinic for veterans in Tallahassee is now named after a World War II veteran from Jefferson County.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Health Care Center in Tallahassee was renamed in honor of Marine Corps Sergeant Ernest "Boots" Thomas.
"Boots" joined the Marines six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
He grew up in Jefferson County.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - U.S. Rep. Al Lawson and U.S. Postal Service officials on Friday hosted a dedication ceremony to mark the renaming of the Kings Road post office in honor of civil rights activist Rutledge Pearson.
Lawson filed the bill to rename the post office on Aug. 1, 2017. The bill passed Congress earlier this year and became law on March 28, 2018.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Leaders in Tallahassee are speaking out in reaction to the Trump administration's immigration policy.
The Progressive Leadership council of North Florida says, they're demanding response from the state's congressional delegation on cruelty to immigrant children and their parents.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WCTV) -- Late Thursday, the United States Congress approved legislation to rename the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Center in Tallahassee in honor of Marine Corps Sgt. Enrest "Boots" Thomas.
The center is located at 2181 Orange Avenue.
Late Thursday, the United States Congress approved legislation to rename the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Center in Tallahassee in honor of Marine Corps Sgt. Enrest "Boots" Thomas. The center is located at 2181 Orange Avenue.