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Latest Title: To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a pilot program to improve access to supportive services and community coordination for families of disabled veterans
Sponsor: Rep Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14] (introduced 4/16/2015)
Committees: House Veterans' Affairs
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Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) voted for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022. Rep. Lawrence, Co-Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus, had two amendments included in the bill that improves retention of women servicemembers and establishes a doula pilot program.
Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) voted to pass the Equal Access to Contraception for Veterans Act, which expands access to basic reproductive health care for women veterans. This bill eliminates burdensome co-pays for contraceptive services for women veterans in the VA health system, making it easier and more affordable to get the basic care they need. Rep. Lawrence is a cosponsor of the bill.
Washington, DC - U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) reintroduced H.R. 2521, the Delivering Optimally Urgent Labor Access for Veterans Affairs, or the DOULA for VA Act. This legislation would establish a pilot program to furnish veterans with doula support services and to measure the impact these services have on pregnant veterans’ childbirth, mental health, and infant care outcomes.
Detroit, MI -- Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence announced many Michiganders who receive Veterans’ benefits could expect Economic Impact Payments of up to $1,400 hit their bank accounts beginning this week. Many Michiganders have already received Economic Impact Payments as part of the American Rescue Plan that Name helped pass.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Bipartisan Women’s Caucus leadership led by Representatives Brenda L. Lawrence (D-MI), Debbie Lesko (R-AZ), Madeleine Dean (D-PA), and Jenniffer González Colón (R-PR) introduced H.R. 9016, the Delivering Optimally Urgent Labor Access for Veterans Affairs, or the DOULA Act. This legislation would establish a pilot program to furnish veterans with doula support services and to measure the impact these services have on pregnant veterans’ childbirth, mental health, and infant care outcomes.
Please join Congresswoman Lawrence for her Veteran's Claim Clinic with representatives from the Veterans Administration Regional Benefit Office to address pending cases regarding health care and schedule appointments.
Please join Congresswoman Lawrence as she hosts a coffee hour for veterans of the 14th congressional district to give an update on her work in our nation's capitol.
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.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence issued the following statement on the House Committee on Appropriations’ announcement of approval for the Fiscal Year 2020 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies (MilCon-VA) appropriations bill.