August 23, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released the following statement on the administration’s attacks on the FDA and the advancement of a coronavirus treatment without proper testing and approval.
WASHINGTON, DC — Representatives Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Lloyd Doggett (TX-35), and Kim Schrier, M.D., (WA-08) joined Ezekiel J.
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, and Connecticut Attorney General William Tong were joined by leaders of the postal workers union and local residents today to express their grave concerns with the administration’s attempts to gut the United States Postal Service and call for a reversal of the draconian actions taken to date and protections for the USPS and its employees. They appeared at the Brewery Street Post Office to emphasize the importance of this vital service to the people of Connecticut.
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee was joined by President and CEO of Griffin Health Services Patrick Charmel today to highlight the impact of the $8.7 million in funding for hospitals in coronavirus hotspots DeLauro helped secure in the CARES Act, historic federal relief legislation. They appeared at the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital to emphasize the importance of federal coronavirus relief for Connecticut’s hospitals as they recover from the lost revenue and increased costs of operating during this pandemic.
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.
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.
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.
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.