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Congressman Al Lawson

Representing the 5th District of Florida

Press Releases

November 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) has introduced the Access to AEDs Act in Memory of Rafe Maccarone, which will direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to health care organizations to encourage student access to AEDs in elementary and secondary schools.

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November 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, the House Financial Services Committee passed U.S. Rep. Al Lawson’s (FL-05) Small Business Fair Debt Collection Protection Act (H.R.

November 7, 2019 Press Release

JACKSONVILLE, FL – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) helped to secure a $20 million federal grant that will transform more than 100 acres of existing terminal space at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal into a modern facility that will be able to handle 425,000 additional 20-foot-equivalent-units annually.

October 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) released the following statement today on House passage of a resolution that establishes the process and procedures for open hearings as the House moves forward with the next phase of the impeachment inquiry:

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October 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) sent a letter to Department of Housing and Urban Development Director Ben Carson to look into the substandard conditions the residents of Valencia Way (formerly Eureka Gardens) housing complex in Jacksonville are having to endure.

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October 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) recently sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi to request the creation of a Select Committee on Student-Athletes that would focus on the well-being and rights of our nation’s student-athletes.

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September 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson released the following statement in support of moving forward with a formal impeachment inquiry of President Trump.

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September 24, 2019 Press Release
The letter was sent by all 13 Democratic U.S. Representatives from Florida.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep.

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September 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) and U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA-02) have placed a friendly wager on Saturday’s highly anticipated football game between the Florida A&M University Rattlers and the Southern University Jaguars. This will be the first matchup between the two teams since 2012. 

September 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) and Rep. John Rutherford (FL-04) introduced legislation to designate the POW/MIA Memorial and Museum at Cecil Field as the national memorial and museum to honor all former prisoners of war and those still missing-in-action.

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