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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Veterans

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

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

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: Carolyn.Miller@mail.house.gov or 313.423.6183

 

July 13, 2018 Page

Conversation with the Congresswoman

Monday July 30, 2018

10:00am—11:30am

Lathrup Village Community Room

 27400 Southfield Rd. Lathrup Village, MI 48076


Conversation with the Congresswoman

Monday, July 30, 2018

6:00pm—7:30pm

Delite Café & Deli

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.