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July 31, 2020 Press Release
he House of Representatives passed two amendments offered by Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, and Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16), member of the House Armed Services Committee, to H.R. 7617, the second minibus of the fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills to protect American’s First Amendment rights. These amendments bar the Armed Forces or Federal law enforcement from using any federal funds to infringe upon the People’s freedom of speech or right to assemble, a tactic encouraged by the current administration in Portland, Oregon, and many other major cities across the country.
July 30, 2020 Press Release
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 the Labor-HHS-Education funding in H.R. 7617, the second minibus of the fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills.
July 29, 2020 Press Release

Without adequate support, Connecticut could 46,349 licensed child care slots, 48% of the child care supply

Child Care is Essential Act recognizes that child care providers are at the forefront of the nation’s response to COVID-19 by supporting Connecticut’s providers to safely reopen and operate

July 29, 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. 7027, the Child Care is Essential Act.
July 28, 2020 Press Release
Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee Chair Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), released the following statement on Senate Republican’s COVID-19 proposal.
July 28, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today announced $2,729,770 in federal funding for the Town of Stratford, CT, at the Water Pollution Control Facility (WPCF) to reduce vulnerability to coastal floods. This funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will cover 36 percent of the project’s total cost of $7,556,800 and is critical to mitigating the risk and damage of floods at WPCF.
July 27, 2020 Press Release
Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee Chair Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), released the following statement after Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex Azar and Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Robert Redfield declined to appear before the Subcommittee to discuss emergency coronavirus funding needs and data reporting.
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July 24, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and Congressman Joe Kennedy III (MA-04) this week introduced H.R. 7743, the We Need Eviction Data Now Act of 2020, which would create a national database to standardize data and track evictions. This legislation would also establish a Federal Advisory Committee on Eviction Research to make recommendations related to eviction data collection and create policies to prevent the removal of families and individuals from their homes.
July 23, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) delivered the following remarks on the passing of fearless leader, civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis.
July 21, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee sent a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and the Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn expressing serious concern for renewed calls from administration officials for an emergency use authorization for hydroxychloroquine to treat individuals with COVID-19 and demanding detailed answers on the costs, reimbursements, and unintended consequences associated with the purchase of hydroxychloroquine for the Strategic National Stockpile.

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