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May 20, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, released the following statement after the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) approved Connecticut’s application to provide households using Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits the ability to make purchases online.
May 19, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, sent a letter to the United States Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham seeking additional information on the experimental Household Pulse Survey being conducted over the next three months.
May 15, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) spoke on the House Floor in support of The Heroes Act: a new coronavirus response package aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19—through testing, contact tracing, and treatments—supporting our frontline workers and all workers, ensuring children and families have economic security throughout the public health crisis, and providing critical funding to our state, local, territorial, and tribal governments.
May 13, 2020 Press Release
As the pandemic broadens and the Trump Administration bungles, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chairman of the Health Subcommittee on Ways and Means, and U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee, urge Secretary Azar to create a transparent process for distributing available doses of remdesivir and to swiftly release initial clinical trial findings.
May 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (May 13, 2020) Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, joined Congresswomen Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38), Jenniffer González-Cólon (PR-AL), Kim Schrier, M.D.

May 13, 2020 Press Release
Today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), and Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee, are proposing legislation to make sure workers get fair access to legal remedy despite the coronavirus pandemic. Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Ranking Member of Senate HELP Committee, and Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.), a member of Senate HELP, are co-sponsors.
May 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (May 12, 2020) Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the House Appropriations Committee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, released the following statement after House Democrats introduced The Heroes Act, a new coronavirus response package aimed at containing the spread of COVID-

May 12, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, today released the following statement demanding a response from Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert Wilkie to her letter—sent nearly three weeks ago—urging him to stop the use of hydroxychloroquine on veterans diagnosed with COVID-19. DeLauro’s letter followed new information from the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and medical experts that the drug could increase the risk of death.
May 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (May 8, 2020) Today, the Connecticut Congressional Delegation sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar urging him to release additional Congressionally-appropriated funding to the seventeen small- and medium-si

May 8, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the House Appropriations Committee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, released the following statement after new Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data was released showing the United States unemployment rate increased to 14.7% in April.

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