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September 18, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), issued this statement on the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
September 18, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced $42,229 in federal coronavirus relief for Milford Redevelopment and Housing Partnership. DeLauro helped secure these critical emergency Housing Assistance Program (HAP) funds in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
September 17, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04), Chair and Ranking Member of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee respectively, today marked Constitution Day by introducing the Educating for Democracy Act. This legislation would create a variety of grants to states, non-profits, institutions of higher education, and civic education researchers to support and expand access to civics and history education. Additionally, the bill would require the National Assessments of Education Progress (NAEPs) in civic and history education to be conducted every four years at grades four, eight, and twelve, and make available disaggregated, state-level results.
September 17, 2020 Press Release
Today, Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Chair Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in support of H.R. 2694, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. A video of DeLauro’s remarks can be found here.
September 16, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), today released the following statement in support of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union Local 7’s (UFCW 7) protest against the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) $15,615 fine on JBS following multiple COVID-19 deaths and illnesses at its Greeley, Colorado, meatpacking plant.
September 16, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee Chair, today sent a letter to Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky demanding that all remaining containers of their talc-based baby powder be taken off the shelves. Additionally, she called for Johnson & Johnson to halt all marketing and sales of this product around the world, specifically to women of color.
September 15, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released the following statement on the whistleblower complaint detailing ‘jarring medical neglect’ and an alarmingly high rate of hysterectomies at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Georgia.
September 14, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released the following statement on the assistant secretary of health for public affairs Michael Caputo’s blatant attacks on fact and science and peddling of dangerous conspiracy theories.
September 12, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released the following statement on the Trump administration’s interference in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) weekly scientific reports charting the progress of the coronavirus pandemic.
September 11, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced $3,986,963 for Connecticut’s Third Congressional District and $10,759,215 for Connecticut’s non-entitlement areas in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG). DeLauro helped secure this critical emergency relief in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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