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Congressman Al Lawson

Representing the 5th District of Florida

Press Releases

September 14, 2018 Press Release

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.

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September 10, 2018 Press Release

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.

August 26, 2018 Press Release

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:

August 24, 2018 Press Release

JACKSONVILLE, FLA.  – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) released the following statement regarding last night shooting at a Raines High School Football game, which left one person dead and two others injured:

August 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Congressional App Challenge. This annual district-wide competition, hosted by members of Congress, is a public effort to encourage students to learn how to code.

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August 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) helped to secure a new $6.9 million federal grant for Lake City, Fla.

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August 13, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson has helped secure a $40,000 USDA grant  to support rural development in Havana, Fla. The funds will help the Coastal Forest Resources Company install energy-efficient LED lighting in its plant. 
 
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August 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) recently helped to secure $137,400 in federal funding for Madison, Fla. The United States Department of Agriculture will award $54,900 to the City of Madison Fire Department to purchase new emergency response equipment and $82,500 to the Madison County Memorial Hospital.

August 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) released the following statement asking for the repeal of Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law:

August 7, 2018 Press Release

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) joined U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) to rename the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs Health Care Center in Tallahassee in honor of Marine Corps Sgt. Ernest “Boots” Thomas. The legislation, introduced by Rep. Lawson and Sen. Nelson, was signed into law in June.

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