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Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro

Representing the 3rd District of Connecticut

Press Releases

August 17, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today released the following statement celebrating National Health Center Week, which recognizes the importance of our nation’s over 1,400 Community Health Centers, which serve over 27 million Americans.
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August 17, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today released the following statement regarding the ongoing overdose crisis in New Haven.
August 14, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today marked the 83rd Anniversary of President Franklin Roosevelt Signing the Social Security Act into law. Social Security is one of the nation’s most effective and critical programs, providing seniors and families with a stable source of income and lifting 22 million seniors out of poverty each year.
August 13, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today marked August as National Immunization Awareness Month. Vaccination prevents the spread of disease, protecting both people and their community as a whole.
August 10, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today released the following statement after Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced plans to rescind the gainful employment rule.
August 7, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today marked Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, the day when an average black woman must work until to be paid what the typical white man was paid in 2017.
August 7, 2018 Press Release
Salma Reza Sikandar of New Haven is scheduled to be deported on August 23, despite having no criminal record and living in the U.S. for 20 years
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) wrote to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), urging the agency to reconsider its decision to deport Salma Reza Sikandar. Mrs. Sikander, a resident of New Haven, Connecticut, has lived in the United States for 20 years, maintains a job in Connecticut to support her family, has no criminal record, and is the mother of an American citizen.
August 3, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today wrote a letter to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., asking for specific information regarding the ongoing investigation into the Cyclospora outbreak linked to product sold by Fresh Express. The outbreak is currently responsible for 395 infections—including 16 hospitalizations—across 15 states.
August 3, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (August 3, 2018) – Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today released the following statement after the Trump administration argued in court that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) should take the lead on locating deported parents who have been separated from their children due to the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy.

August 2, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), released the following statement in response to Senator Marco Rubio’s newly released paid leave bill, which forces workers to pay for paid leave by borrowing against their future Social Security benefits. DeLauro is the Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and author of the Family and Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act (H.R.947).

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