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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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March 24, 2020 Page

Coronavirus (COVID-19) CDC Guidance

Watch for symptoms

Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.

These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure (based on the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses).

March 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement today in recognition of the tenth anniversary of President Barack Obama signing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law:


March 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Yesterday, Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement after the House passed, in a bipartisan vote, H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, legislation to provide economic security to Americans impacted by the spread of the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19:


March 7, 2020 In The News

This week, all eyes are on Michigan as voters cast ballots in the Democratic presidential primary. With Detroit’s substantial African American voting bloc, it’s critical that candidates vying for the White House explain how they will advance racial justice, tackle persistent health and economic disparities, and strengthen the financial security of Black families here and across the country. One of the key economic issues impacting the well-being of Black families is the lack of access to paid family and medical leave.

March 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representative Brenda L. Lawrence issued the following statement after voting to support H.R. 6074, legislation to provide robust funding to combat COVID-19, or the Coronavirus:


February 2, 2020 In The News

Democrats and Republicans in Congress seem to agree on expanding access to paid family leave. But they disagree on how to do it. U.S. House lawmakers debated three bills on Capitol Hill last week that would take dramatically different approaches to expanding access to paid leave, with Democrats and Republicans deeply divided on the best approach. Congress is diving into the issue as polls show that most Americans support paid family and medical leave for all workers.

December 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) voted today to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act. This measure is bold, transformative legislation that strengthens the health and financial security of America’s seniors and families. It prevents Americans from paying more for their medicines than the amount big Pharma charges for the same drugs in other countries. 


October 3, 2019 In The News

Joe Madison invited Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence of Michigan to discuss the nearly $10 million grant for the city of Detroit, which will address the dangers of lead-based paint in peoples homes. 

September 30, 2019 Press Release

Detroit, MI – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) has scheduled a Town Hall meeting in Detroit’s Corktown community on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at the Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL) facility located at 1680 Michigan Avenue from 6:00pm – 7:30pm.


September 30, 2019 Event

Please join Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence as she hosts this year's Women's Reource Fair. Resources include: Healthcare, Childcare Assistance, Community and Employment Resources, and Much More.