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April 13, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03), Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, reintroduced the Healthy Families Act, paid sick days legislation to help keep workers, communities, and our economy healthy. Congresswoman DeLauro and Senator Murray have been pushing for the United States to join nearly every other country in the developed world and establish a federal paid sick days policy for years, having introduced the Healthy Families Act in every Congress since 2004.
April 8, 2021 Press Release
Debra Ness to Step Down as President after 17 Years Leading the Organization
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) issued the following statement honoring Debra Ness’ 17 years of leadership at the National Partnership for Women & Families:
April 2, 2021 Press Release
NEW HAVEN – House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) issued the following statement on the death of a Capitol Police Officer following an attack on the Capitol Complex:
April 1, 2021 Press Release

Members Assisted Connecticut Restaurant Owners in Accessing $28.6 Billion in Relief Passed by Congress

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.

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