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Congressman Al Lawson

Representing the 5th District of Florida

Press Releases

January 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (Fl-05) is proud to announce Florida’s 5th Congressional District App Challenge winners are Tallahassee School of Math and Science students Liam Tolia and Xander Frost. The Congressional App Challenge’s mission is to inspire, include and innovate efforts around STEM and computer science education.

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January 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL05) released the following statement regarding the government shutdown:

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January 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC –Today, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL05) participated in the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) ceremonial swearing-in for current and newly-elected CBC members of the 116th Congress. Lawson was one of 55 members who took the oath of office – the largest in the CBC’s history.

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December 20, 2018 Press Release

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December 20, 2018 Press Release

“The Farm Bill is a great example of common-sense bipartisanship that will improve the quality of life for millions of Americans,” said Rep. Lawson, who serves on the House Agriculture Committee. “This five-year bill will provide nutrition support to our nation’s most vulnerable families and strengthen our agricultural and food economy.

December 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) released the following statement today after a federal judge in Texas struck down the Affordable Care Act:

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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