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August 12, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today announced a total of $988,632 in Assistance to Firefighters Grants for Middletown, West Haven, and North Branford to enhance existing firefighting abilities and greater protect the people of Connecticut’s third Congressional District.
August 12, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement after Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn missed the deadline to respond to DeLauro’s demand for detailed answers on the costs, reimbursements, and unintended consequences associated with the purchase of hydroxychloroquine for the Strategic National Stockpile.
August 11, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released the following statement on the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Office of Inspector General (OIG) report detailing the administration’s denial of paid sick and paid family leave to workers granted this protection in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
August 9, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s woefully inadequate executive actions to provide COVID-19 relief that falls short of protecting and providing for the American People.
August 7, 2020 Press Release
Representatives Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Lloyd Doggett (TX-35), Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Barbara Lee (CA-13), Lois Frankel (FL-21), Ro Khanna (CA-17), Katie Porter (CA-45), Donna E. Shalala (FL-27), Katherine Clark (MA-05), Peter A. DeFazio (OR-04), Mark Pocan (WI-02), Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), and Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence demanding details on the administration’s plan to develop, manufacture, produce, and distribute a coronavirus vaccine. With more than 160,000 deaths, increasing COVID-19 infection rates, and lack of clear guidance or information surrounding a plan for distributing a vaccine, the Members are calling on the administration to make public their plans to ensure all Americans have access to a vaccine that is safe and effective.
August 5, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) delivered the following remarks at a press conference at New Haven City Hall urging the Trump administration to reconsider its decision to move the Census deadline, a clear attempt to leave communities undercounted.
August 5, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released the following statement on the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias and Connecticut’s road to recovery.
July 31, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congresswomen Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (OH-11), and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) sent a letter to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue urging him to stop proposed changes to the Farmers to Families Food Box Program.
July 31, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, led House Democrats in passing H.R. 7617, the second minibus of the fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills, that includes the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies bill. This legislation invests in the programs at the center of the country’s health crisis and economic crisis and addresses labor, health, and education disparities across Connecticut and throughout the country.
July 31, 2020 Press Release
Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Tom Suozzi (D-NY), John Rutherford (R-FL), Darren Soto (D-FL), and Greg Steube (R-FL) this week introduced H.R.7868, the Strengthening America’s Families Act (SAFA), which would use research and the science of child development to transform the child welfare system.

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