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May 7, 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 on reports that the Trump Administration has delayed guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to local leaders and the public on how to reopen businesses and transit safely in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 7, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) sent a letter to House and Senate leaders calling for the inclusion of an expanded and improved, fully refundable Child Tax Credit (CTC) in the next coronavirus response package.
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May 6, 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 Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued a final rule on how schools must handle and respond to campus sexual assault and harassment allegations.
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May 6, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the House Appropriations Committee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, today released the following statement after holding a critical hearing with the Subcommittee’s Democrats and Republicans on the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 6, 2020 Press Release

Chairwoman DeLauro Opening Remarks for House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Hearing on COVID-19 Response

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May 2, 2020 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) and Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) released the following statement after the White House announced Dr. Anthony Fauci would testify before Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee after blocking his appearance before the House Appropriations Committee:
May 1, 2020 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) and Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) released the following statement on next week’s Appropriations Committee hearing:
May 1, 2020 Press Release
U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, urged Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to reverse her harmful and unauthorized guidance that will restrict more than 7.5 million students from accessing sorely needed emergency financial aid provided under the under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). In a letter, the lawmakers stressed that the barriers created by the U.S. Department of Education do not exist in the law and will prevent aid from reaching students that Congress intended to support.
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May 1, 2020 Press Release
Amid announcements concerning preliminary clinical trial data on remdesivir and anticipated emergency use authorization from the FDA, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee, urge Secretary Azar to release information about the extent of taxpayer investment in remdesivir, government ownership of any remdesivir patents, and any federal efforts to scale-up production.
May 1, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the House Appropriations Committee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Vice-Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, joined House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson (MN-07), former United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretaries Tom Vilsack and Dan Glickman, Chef José Andrés, and Consumer Reports to announce the release of a comprehensive action plan to safeguard America’s food supply during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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