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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

April 19, 2021 Press Release

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.

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April 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) reintroduced the The Pell to Grad Act, legislation that would increase higher education opportunities by providing additional financial to students working to support themselves and offset rising college costs.

April 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) voted to pass H.R. 7, The Paycheck Fairness Act. This landmark legislation that will help close the gender wage gap by strengthening equal pay protections for women.

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April 15, 2021 Press Release

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.

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April 13, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L.

April 12, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) led a bipartisan House letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and U.S.

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April 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement regarding the farmer protests in India:

April 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Vice Chair of the powerful House Committee on Appropriations, praised President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Proposal.

April 8, 2021 Press Release
Funding is expected to create 125 jobs, retain 225 jobs, and generate $9.2 million in private investment

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $9 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to help the state of Michigan prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus.

April 8, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, the Congressional Caucus on Black-Jewish Relations Co-Chairs Representatives Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Lee Zeldin (NY-01), and Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement on Days of Remembrance—established by Congress as the country’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust.

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