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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Veterans

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Related Legislation

H.R.1843
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 

H.R.1899
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

May 21, 2018 Page

For the 9th year, the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums have partnered to provide free museum admission to active duty military personnel this summer - from Memorial Day to Labor Day. 

 

A list of the participating museums may be found here:

 

May 17, 2018 Video

The Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues honor Women in the Military at Arlington National Cemetery. FB Live footage: Rep. Brenda Lawrnece

May 15, 2018 Page

Veteran small-business owners are an important part of the U.S. economy. Veterans own 7.2% of the nation’s 5.5 million businesses with employees, according to latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

June 6, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence to Host Congressional Update Monday

Washington, DC – Tonight, Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) will host a Congressional Update at 6:00 p.m. at Champp's West Bloomfield. The Congresswoman will give an update on her work in Washington and provide a brief question and answer session following.

WHO: Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence

WHAT: Congressional Update

WHEN: Monday, June 6, 2016 at 6:00 PM

January 20, 2016 In The News

Former Southfield Mayor Democrat Brenda Lawrence is embarking on her second year in a new legislative role: Serving as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Lawrence says the experience has been both eye-opening and a new way to help attract employers to Metro Detroit.

The Congresswoman talked about life on Capitol Hill with WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter.

Click on the audio bar below to hear the interivew.

December 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Brenda Lawrence voted with the majority of her colleagues in the House to adopt, by a vote of 316 to 113, the FY 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill.  This measure funds the government for FY 2016.

December 17, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) on Thursday issued the following statement after voting against the tax extenders package.

November 20, 2015 Event

Rep. Brenda Lawrence will host a Winter Resource Fair to bring together 14th District constituents with local agencies, organizations, and companies that can assist residents in preparation for the fall and winter season. This includes helping residents with applications for reduced utility bills as well as affordable housing needs and food assistance. The goal is to address these issues now to prevent the life-threatening loss of heat and water services, nutrition, clothing, and shelter during severe cold weather months.

 

November 12, 2015 Video

Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), in honor of Veterans Day 2015, introduces new legislation to link military members with pro bono legal services.