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December 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, delivered the following remarks at the Subcommittee's hearing examining the impact of the Hyde Amendment on women’s rights and economic security:

December 3, 2020 Press Release
The House Democratic Caucus overwhelmingly elected Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) to be the Chair of the House Appropriations Committee in the 117th Congress today. DeLauro currently chairs the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee. DeLauro had received the endorsement of more than two-thirds of the Steering and Policy Committee, as well as a broad range of organizations representing all elements of the Democratic Party and progressive movement including numerous major unions and leaders in education, labor, and women and children’s protection and advancement. In response to their vote, DeLauro issued this statement.
November 30, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, issued this statement after President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris announced the selection of Neera Tanden for Director of the Office of Management and Budget.
November 19, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, issued this statement on reports that Trump White House adviser Stephen Miller killed a DOJ-supported deal to pay for mental health care for migrant families separated at the border.
November 16, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), issued this statement thanking major union and organization leaders for their partnership and confidence in her ability to chair the House Appropriations Committee in the 117th Congress.
November 13, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, sent a letter to United States Department of Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia urging him to recuse himself from all matters related to the Department’s anti-discrimination law enforcement action against the Oracle Corporation. The letter also urges the recusal of Deputy Secretary of Labor Patrick Pizzella and Solicitor of Labor Kate O’Scannlain from all matters related to that Oracle's enforcement.
November 12, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, received the endorsement of Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) for Chair of the Appropriations Committee in the 117th Congress.
November 9, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) issued this statement thanking Richard L. Trumka, President of the 12.5 million-member American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL–CIO), for his support.
November 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) issued this statement on the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris:

“Today the American people won. Democracy won.

October 30, 2020 Press Release

NEW HAVEN, CT Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released the following statement on reports that unaccompanied children have been held in custody for longer than a year, migrant children from other countries are being expelled to Mexico, and census data shows a drastic decline in the number of children in the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) care:

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