January 16, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) spoke on the Floor of the House of Representatives in support of H.J.Res.76, legislation that would overturn a Trump administration policy that makes it more difficult for students defrauded by colleges to repay their student loans.
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today sent a letter to Deputy Assistant Secretary for Labor Lauren Sweatt urging the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to conduct a comprehensive investigation into a worker fatality that occurred at a poultry processing plant in Guntersville, Alabama owned by Pilgrim’s Pride—a subsidiary of the Brazilian meatpacking conglomerate JBS SA.
January 16, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released the following statement after a new report was released by the non-partisan Government Accountability Office (GAO), which found that the Trump administration illegally violated the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 by withholding foreign aid to Ukraine.
January 15, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released the following statement after voting to appoint House managers for the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump.
January 13, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today released the following statement after the Department of Labor (DOL) finalized its joint employer rule.
At a news conference today in the Capitol with medical experts, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) reiterated her call to ban sales of ranitidine—the active ingredient in Zantac—and reintroduced the Recall Unsafe Drugs Act. Her legislation would give the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandatory recall authority over drugs and homeopathic products.
Today, Co-Chairs of the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) Representatives Lois Frankel (FL-21), Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Vice Chairs Representatives Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Deb Haaland (NM-01) were joined by Representative Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) in sending a letter to the Department of Labor expressing strong opposition to the Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) announcement stating that it will not “request, accept, or use” pay data broken down by race, gender, and ethnicity in its enforcement of nondiscrimination provisions as applied to federal contractors.
January 10, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) voted in favor of the PFAS Action Act of 2019, legislation that would protect communities from the cancerous “forever chemicals” commonly known as PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances), which is often found in food packaging and other consumer and industrial products.
January 9, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) spoke on the Floor of the House of Representatives in support of the War Powers Resolution, legislation that would require the President to consult Congress and the American public before engaging in war or hostilities against Iran.
January 6, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today released a video update regarding tensions between the United States and Iran following the airstrike President Trump authorized last week, which killed high-ranking Iranian military leaders.