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Congressman Al Lawson

Representing the 5th District of Florida

Press Releases

January 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) announced that he would be standing in solidarity with the more than 800,000 federal government employees, including 13,000 in Florida, who have been furloughed or forced to work without pay by refusing his salary during the government shutdown.

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January 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) joined House Democrats to pass the FY 2019 Transportation and Housing and Urban Development appropriations bills to re-open these two essential government agencies and rescue Florida’s families who are at imminent risk of being evicted while ensuring air travel and highway transportation are safe for all Americans. 

January 9, 2019 Press Release
About 7,952,390 Households in Florida Receive Tax Refunds Each Year

WASHINGTON DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) joined House Democrats to pass the FY 2019 Department of the Treasury and IRS appropriations bill to remove all doubt that hard-working Floridians will receive their tax refunds in full and on time.

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:

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