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Congressman Al Lawson

Representing the 5th District of Florida

Press Releases

July 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) released the following statement regarding his vote on H.Res. 990:

July 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson released the following statement after President Trump's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin:

July 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Al Lawson (FL-05) joined Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) in writing a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen asking for the department’s plan to return children to their parents. The letter, signed by 122 Democrats, demands answers to several questions, including:

July 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson issued the following statement after President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by Justice Anthony Kennedy:

July 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) has introduced H.R. 6285, the VETS Act, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a veteran’s hospital in Jacksonville, Fla. The legislation would provide vital care and resources to the North Florida veteran community.

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June 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson released the following statement regarding the murders of transgender women in the Jacksonville area:

June 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) today released the following statement regarding the wildfires in Eastpoint, Fla.:

June 22, 2018 Press Release

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) and the U.S. Postal Service will hold a dedication ceremony on Friday, July 20 to rename the Kings Road Post Office in honor of civil rights activist Rutledge Pearson. Rep. Lawson filed the bill to rename the post office (H.R. 3638) on August 1, 2017.

June 22, 2018 Press Release

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. -  U.S. Rep. Al Lawson is proud to announce the appointment of three Jacksonville-area students into the United States Air Force Academy. Darius Alexander Jansen, Amari Jaquay and Reginald Stark Maffett III will continue their education at the prestigious military academy in Colorado. All three students received a nomination from Rep. Lawson.

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June 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) today released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s family separation policy:

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