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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

March 19, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, and Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), John Boozman (R-AR), and Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to improve access to mental health services for children in the foster care system.

March 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) voted to pass H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, and H.R.

March 17, 2021 Press Release
Rep. Lawrence presided over the House floor for this vote

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) voted in favor of H.R. 1620—Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021. Like previous reauthorizations, H.R. 1620 makes some vital improvements to address gaps in current law, based on extensive consultation with victim service providers, law enforcement, and other  experts.

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March 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Co-Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus, voted to pass H.J.Res. 17, a joint bipartisan resolution to remove an arbitrary time limit previously set by Congress for the States to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).

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March 12, 2021 Press Release
Located at Ford Field, Michigan will get an additional 6,000 vaccines per day for eight weeks to help hit 70% vaccination goal

Detroit, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda Lawrence, Governor Gretchen Whitmer, and President Joe Biden announced that an eight-week mass vaccination site with the capacity to administer 6,000 doses each day will open on March 24 at Ford Field in Detroit to serve residents in the broader southeast Michigan region.

March 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) voted for the Senate-passed American Rescue Plan. The bill passed the House with a 220-211 vote, and it now heads to President Joe Biden’s desk for his signature. The House passed the first iteration of the legislation on February 27.

March 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) voted to pass the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act which ensures that workers can decide for themselves whether to exercise their right to form a union. This legislation would represent the most significant advancement of workers’ collective bargaining rights in more than 80 years.

March 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Last night, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) met and dined with the Michigan National Guard at the U.S. Capitol to discuss current operations and logistics. This visit comes after reports of the Michigan National Guard receiving poor-quality meals, which resulted in the hospitalization of some soldiers due to undercooked food.

March 4, 2021 Press Release
Rep. Lawrence will replace the Council seat held by late-Rep. John Lewis

Washington, DC - U.S. Representative Brenda L.

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