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Budget

As Congress works to address our nation’s budget and economic challenges, Rosa is committed to ensuring that we do not balance the budget at the expense of America’s most vulnerable, including working families, children, and seniors. Rosa continues to fight to ensure that we are making smart investments in our future, and that our budget reflects our values.

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May 15, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) spoke on the House Floor in support of The Heroes Act: a new coronavirus response package aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19—through testing, contact tracing, and treatments—supporting our frontline workers and all workers, ensuring children and families have economic security throughout the public health crisis, and providing critical funding to our state, local, territorial, and tribal governments.
May 6, 2020 Press Release

Chairwoman DeLauro Opening Remarks for House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Hearing on COVID-19 Response

(As prepared for delivery)

A video of the hearing can be found here.

 

April 21, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee that funds the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), today released the following statement after House and Senate leadership released the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, which would provide $310 billion for small business loans and grants, $25 billion to expand COVID-19 testing, and $75 billion for hospitals and health care providers.
March 27, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) spoke on the House Floor in favor of Congress’s third coronavirus response bill, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. A video of her speech can be found here, and below are her remarks as delivered:
March 23, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, today released the following statemen after House Democrats introduced the Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act, new legislation to help families, businesses, and communities deal with the public health and economic impacts of the coronavirus.
March 22, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today released the following statement on Senate Republicans’ latest coronavirus bill.
March 20, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today released the following statement after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released a new coronavirus relief bill.
March 17, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01), sponsors of the American Family Act, called on House Leadership to include an expanded, fully refundable Child Tax Credit (CTC), as well as a “lookback provision” for the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit to prevent families from paying more in taxes next year due to the expansion.
March 14, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released the following statement after voting to pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, legislation that will ensure free coronavirus tests, access to paid sick days and longer-term paid leave, and expanded food assistance for children and seniors. If enacted, this would be the first time paid sick days and paid family and medical legislation will be signed into law. DeLauro first introduced paid sick days legislation—the Healthy Families Act—in 2004, as well as paid family and medical leave legislation—the FAMILY Act—in 2013.
March 12, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released the following statement after a child in Stratford tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19).