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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan


For more information concerning work and views related to Veterans issues, please contact our office.

Related Legislation

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)
Cosponsors: 4
Committees: House Veterans' Affairs 

Latest Title: Caregivers Expansion and Improvement Act of 2015
Sponsor: Rep Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14] (introduced 4/21/2015)
Cosponsors: 7
Committees: House Veterans' Affairs 


More on Veterans

December 18, 2020 Press Release

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.

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).

December 16, 2019 Event

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. 

November 25, 2019 Event

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.

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.


May 13, 2019 Press Release

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.


May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence issued the following statement on the House Committee on Appropriations’ passage of the FY2020 funding bill for the Departments of Labor, Health and Humans Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS). The bill includes $189.9 billion for vital programs that have long been neglected under a previously Republican-controlled House. This bill appropriates $48 billion over the President’s fiscal year 2020 budget request, which continued a dangerous trend of underfunding essential programs.


April 8, 2019 In The News

Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and members of the PFAS Task Force Thursday introduced legislation to ensure that veterans and their families exposed to toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) chemicals at military installations get the health care services and benefits they need through the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA).

November 10, 2018 Event

For High School Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors Considering Applying For A Service Academy, Parents, and School Officials.

Service Academies Include:

U.S. Military Academy

U.S. Naval Academy

U.S. Airforce Academy

U.S. Coast Guard Academy

U.S Merchant Marine Academy

RSVP to Carolyn Miller at: or 313.423.6183


July 13, 2018 Page

Conversation with the Congresswoman

Monday July 30, 2018


Lathrup Village Community Room

 27400 Southfield Rd. Lathrup Village, MI 48076

Conversation with the Congresswoman

Monday, July 30, 2018


Delite Café & Deli