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November 12, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, received the endorsement of Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) for Chair of the Appropriations Committee in the 117th Congress.
November 9, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) issued this statement thanking Richard L. Trumka, President of the 12.5 million-member American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL–CIO), for his support.
November 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) issued this statement on the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris:

“Today the American people won. Democracy won.

October 30, 2020 Press Release

NEW HAVEN, CT Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released the following statement on reports that unaccompanied children have been held in custody for longer than a year, migrant children from other countries are being expelled to Mexico, and census data shows a drastic decline in the number of children in the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) care:

October 29, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released the following statement on new documents revealing the $250 million advertising campaign awarded by the Trump Administration to “defeat despair and inspire hope” went against public health expert advice, inserted political opinion into the campaign, and excluded celebrities from the campaign based on whether they agreed with President Trump or support gay rights.
October 29, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Vice Chair of the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee responsible for funding the USDA, today sent a letter to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue renewing her calls for an investigation into hundreds of millions of dollars in payments to the corrupt, Brazilian-owned meatpacker JBS.
October 27, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) today joined Mark Cousineau, President of the Community Investment Corporation (CIC), CIC’s Business Advisor Joe McCaffrey, Executive Director of Bijou Theater Gary Peterson, and CEO of Divvies Mark Sandler to discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on small businesses and announce a nearly $3.5 million grant to support the recovery of businesses in Fairfield, New Haven, Litchfield, and Hartford counties. This grant from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) at the U.S. Department of Commerce allows CIC to offer financial opportunities for small businesses in desperate need of assistance.
October 23, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) today announced the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) has been awarded $79.7 million through the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair (SGP) program to replace the existing Norwalk River Railroad Bridge (Walk Bridge).
October 15, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04), today sent a letter to Commissioner Stephen Hahn, M.D., of the Food and Drug Administration urging him to take action to improve the transparency of safety data related to dietary supplements. Earlier today, Consumer Reports released the findings of its investigation which revealed the FDA hid names of dietary supplements that were linked to hundreds of reports of harm.
October 15, 2020 Press Release
House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Vice Chair Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), and Members Barbara Lee (D-CA), Mark Pocan (D-WI), Katherine Clark (D-MA), Lois Frankel (D-FL), and Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) released the following statement on the latest coronavirus relief package offered by the Trump Administration.

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