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Congressman Al Lawson

Representing the 5th District of Florida

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November 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) recently co-lead H.R. 7166, the Hurricane Michael Tax Relief Act to provide individuals affected by Hurricane Michael penalty-free early access to their retirement savings and to help employers and businesses within the disaster area.

November 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Al Lawson (FL-05) released the following statement in commemoration of Veterans Day: 

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November 9, 2018 Press Release

TALLAHASSEE, FL – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) sent a letter to Florida’s Secretary of State Ken Detzner asking that he ensure that every vote in the 2018 general election be counted. This letter, which was also signed by Rep. Val Demings (FL-10), Alcee Hastings (FL-20), Rep.

October 9, 2018 Press Release

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."

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October 8, 2018 Press Release

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.

September 27, 2018 Press Release
~Incentivizing Fairness in Subcontracting Act Passes the U.S. House~

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.

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September 22, 2018 Press Release

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.

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September 19, 2018 Press Release

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).

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September 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson released the following statement regarding Hispanic Heritage Month:

September 14, 2018 Press Release

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.

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