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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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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).
March 4, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, released the following statement after voting to pass the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 (H.R. 6074), an emergency supplemental funding agreement to combat the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
February 27, 2020 Press Release

A video of the hearing can be found here.

Good morning, Secretary Devos. Welcome to the Subcommittee. It is our second budget hearing of the year. It is your fourth budget hearing with us. Today, we are examining the President’s Department of Education budget request for fiscal year 2021.

February 26, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, held a hearing with HHS Secretary Alex Azar on the President’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2021.