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August 5, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released the following statement on the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias and Connecticut’s road to recovery.
July 31, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congresswomen Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (OH-11), and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) sent a letter to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue urging him to stop proposed changes to the Farmers to Families Food Box Program.
July 31, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, led House Democrats in passing H.R. 7617, the second minibus of the fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills, that includes the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies bill. This legislation invests in the programs at the center of the country’s health crisis and economic crisis and addresses labor, health, and education disparities across Connecticut and throughout the country.
July 31, 2020 Press Release
Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Tom Suozzi (D-NY), John Rutherford (R-FL), Darren Soto (D-FL), and Greg Steube (R-FL) this week introduced H.R.7868, the Strengthening America’s Families Act (SAFA), which would use research and the science of child development to transform the child welfare system.
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.

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