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March 31, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) issued the following statement on the American Jobs Plan, which President Biden will formally unveil this afternoon, that will create millions of jobs and reimagine and rebuild a new American economy.
March 29, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, released a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report requested in December 2019 to examine former National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Peter Robb’s personnel and resource mismanagement that contributed to the Board’s recent pattern of allowing millions of taxpayer dollars to expire.
March 24, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) issued the following statement marking Equal Pay Day and the House Education and Labor Committee’s markup of DeLauro’s legislation, the Paycheck Fairness Act.
March 22, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee Chair Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) issued the following statement on Secretary Cardona’s plan to release federal education funds to Puerto Rico that have been held since 2019.
March 20, 2021 Press Release
NEW HAVEN, CT – Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) issued the following statement after the passing of Biagio “Billy” Ciotto. Ciotto was a former Connecticut Senator and former Deputy DMV Commissioner.
March 18, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today voted to pass H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, and H.R. 1603, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, two landmark pieces of legislation to modernize and reform our immigration system and secure permanent protections and a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who have been, and will continue to be, key to the economic recovery of our nation.
March 18, 2021 Press Release
Today, U.S Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA), Jenniffer González-Cólon (R-PR), Kim Schrier, M.D. (D-WA), Don Young (R-AK) joined by Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced the Wise Investment in Children Act (WIC Act). The legislation would extend the eligibility for children to participate in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) until their sixth birthday, extend the certification period to two years, and extend post-partum eligibility to two years for all mothers.
March 17, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in support of the Equal Rights Amendment Resolution. A video of DeLauro’s remarks can be found here.
March 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) issued the following statement after the United States Senate confirmed Katherine Tai as U.S. Trade Representative:

March 17, 2021 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), Lloyd Doggett (TX-35), Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), and Andy Levin (MI-09) urged President Biden to support an emergency temporary waiver of some Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) rules so that greater supplies of vaccines, treatments, and diagnostic tests can be produced globally. At a press conference, the Members emphasized the importance of U.S. leadership in crushing the coronavirus around the world.

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