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July 23, 2021 Press Release
U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) and U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) today held a press conference with local leaders to celebrate the expanded and improved Child Tax Credit included in the American Rescue Plan and the impact the first monthly check has had on Connecticut families. Additionally, DeLauro, Murphy, Blumenthal, and community leaders called for the permanency of this transformative policy.
July 21, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today announced $8,588,950 for the Connecticut Office of the State Comptroller for Emergency Protective Measures to help to cover costs associated with COVID-19 testing throughout Connecticut. This second grant awarded through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) brings the total amount of federal relief to the Connecticut Office of the State Comptroller to $10,741,203.
July 16, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) reintroduced the National Infrastructure Development Bank Act, a bill to create and fund a public bank that would innovatively facilitate public-private partnerships to rebuild our nation’s roads, highways, bridges, and environmental and energy projects of national or regional significance. DeLauro has introduced the National Infrastructure Development Bank Act since 1994.
July 15, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Chair of the House Appropriations Committee and the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, delivered the following remarks at the Committee's markup of the fiscal year 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies bill.
July 15, 2021 Press Release
Today, Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Representatives Suzan DelBene (WA-01), and Ritchie Torres (NY-15), and Senators Michael Bennet (CO), Sherrod Brown (OH), and Cory Booker (NJ) released the following statement on the delivery of the first Child Tax Credit payments.
July 14, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03), a 35-year ovarian cancer survivor, reintroduced the Johanna’s Law Reauthorization Act, which would reauthorize a national education campaign, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to increase the awareness about the symptoms, risk factors, and prevention of gynecologic cancers such as ovarian, uterine, and cervical cancers.
July 12, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the House Appropriations Committee and the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, delivered the following remarks at the Subcommittee's markup of its fiscal year 2022 bill.
July 9, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) and the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Admiral Karl L. Schultz yesterday toured USCG Sector Long Island Sound led by USCG Captain Eva Van Camp. During the visit, DeLauro met with members of the Coast Guard to discuss the service member’s needs and how the federal government could best support their efforts. DeLauro heard from Coast Guard members on infrastructure and vessel maintenance and challenges, work-life balance and family readiness, and recruitment and retention of service members. Following the USCG Sector Long Island Sound visit, DeLauro and Schultz toured Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a Lockheed Martin Company. At Sikorsky Aircraft, CEO of Lockheed Martin Jim Taiclet, Sikorsky President Paul Lemmo, Executive Vice President of Rotary and Mission Systems Stephanie Hill, and Vice President of Strategy Nathalie Previte, and Vice President of Operations at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation George Mitchell led DeLauro and Schultz on a tour of the facility and a discussion on the importance of federal investments in United States service members and their families and ensuring U.S. defense equipment is manufactured in Connecticut.
July 6, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) secured $1 million for an updated, state-of-the-art Emergency Operation Center (EOC) for the Town of North Branford in the Fiscal Year 2022 Homeland Security appropriations bill. The Town of North Branford currently operates with outdated, vintage 1970’s technology. This federal funding will translate into greater emergency capabilities, better response and recovery coordination, and a more resilient community.
July 6, 2021 Press Release

Women worked then, women work now. It’s time for national child care—permanently.

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