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Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro

Representing the 3rd District of Connecticut

Press Releases

March 12, 2018 Press Release
Congresswomen Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today visited the New Haven Job Corps Center, which has helped thousands of young adults jumpstart their careers in a variety of fields since 1996. The Department of Labor (DOL) Job Corps program provides career technical and academic training to young people aged 16 to 24.
March 8, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, Chair of the Congressional Food Safety Caucus, today led a letter with 10 of her House Democratic colleagues urging President Trump and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to submit a qualified nominee for the Under Secretary for Food Safety vacancy.
March 7, 2018 Press Release
Congresswomen Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and Katherine Clark (MA-05) today introduced the Tip Income Protection (TIP) Act, legislation to protect tipped workers from having their tips taken by their employers.
March 1, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro today released the following statement regarding President Trump’s announced actions on steel and aluminum imports.
March 1, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today released the following statement on Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s comments that President Trump is considering rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
February 28, 2018 Press Release
This week, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) introduced legislation to combat the nation-wide flu epidemic. Her bill, the Flu Vaccine Act, would invest $1 billion toward the development of a universal flu vaccine, which would provide a lifetime of protection after being administered just once or twice.
February 27, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro announced today that Chief of Staff Beverly Pheto will be leaving her staff to retire. DeLauro named Leticia Mederos—who served as Director of Labor Policy for the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA), as well as DeLauro’s former Chief of Staff— to be her new Chief of Staff.
February 23, 2018 Press Release
Earlier this week, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) received a poem by Geneva Cunningham, a 9th grade student at Hopkins School in New Haven who witnessed the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut when she was in 4th grade. DeLauro shared Geneva’s poem during her remarks at a press conference this morning calling on Congress to take up meaningful legislation to address gun violence.
February 23, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) today released the following statements regarding the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) proposed rule imposing additional work requirements for recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.
February 21, 2018 Press Release
The Members of Congress called on Speaker Ryan to allow debate and a vote on legislation to finally repeal the Dickey Amendment and provide adequate funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct research about gun violence.