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July 2, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) secured $3,412,455 to expand the Durham Center Water System, the Town of Durham’s public water supply, in the Fiscal Year 2022 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies appropriations bill. This project will provide a clean, safe, and reliable public water supply to an area known to have water quality issues and contamination thereby protecting the health and well-being of our residents and visitors.
July 1, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today voted to pass H.R. 3684, the INVEST in America Act. This critical $715 billion investment in United States’ infrastructure includes more than an estimated $3.8 billion for Connecticut over five years, more than $3.6 billion for highway infrastructure, and $195.9 million for transit infrastructure.
July 1, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) and Congresswoman Nancy Mace (R-SC-01) today introduced the Minks in Narrowly Kept Spaces Are Superspreaders Act (MINKS Act), legislation to end mink factory farming following recent research from Animal Wellness Action which highlights the unique risk of mink operations in spreading new COVID-19 variants. Original cosponsors of the bill include Representatives Peter DeFazio (D-OR-04), Michael McCaul (R-TX-10), Veronica Escobar (D-TX-16), Lance Gooden (R-TX-05), Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ-03), Claudia Tenney (R-NY-22), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL-09), and David Valadao (R-CA-21).
June 30, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) issued the following statement on today’s vote on H.Res. 503, which empowers Congress to find the truth of the January 6 insurrection at the United States Capitol and ensure that this assault on democracy does not happen again.
June 29, 2021 Press Release
Today, the House Appropriations Committee passed the fiscal year 2022 Financial Services and General Government funding bill. In this spending bill, U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03), Suzan DelBene (D-WA-01), and Ritchie Torres (D-NY-15) secured $13.6 billion for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), an increase of $1.7 billion above the FY 2021 enacted level. This increase in funding will be used to help cover the costs associated with the implementation of the expanded and improved Child Tax Credit as included in the American Rescue Plan.
June 28, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) delivered the following remarks at the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Subcommittee's markup of its fiscal year 2022 bill.
June 28, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) delivered the following remarks at the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee's markup of its fiscal year 2022 bill.
June 25, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) delivered the following remarks at the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee's markup of its fiscal year 2022 bill.
June 25, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) delivered the following remarks at the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee's markup of its fiscal year 2022 bill.
June 25, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today called for Congress to replenish the Small Business Administration (SBA)’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) so all eligible applicants can receive desperately needed assistance. As a cosponsor of H.R. 3807, the RRF Replenishment Act of 2021, DeLauro is leading the fight to provide the restaurant industry with the resources it needs to recover from the devastating impacts of COVID-19.

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