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Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro

Representing the 3rd District of Connecticut

Press Releases

May 17, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today released the following statement regarding the recent tornadoes that caused damage across Connecticut.
May 11, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro today released the following statement upon the conclusion of the American, Canadian, and Mexican trade ministers’ latest meeting to renegotiate NAFTA.
May 10, 2018 Press Release
Reports indicate immigrant children are being detained for an average of eight months, up from just 45 days in Fiscal Year 2016
Earlier this week, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) sent a letter to United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar urging him to immediately fire Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) Director Scott Lloyd. Recent reports indicate that Lloyd’s appalling policies have kept immigrant children detained for an average of eight months, substantially longer than the maximum 45-day periods of custody in Fiscal Year 2016. This news follows previous calls for his resignation given his personal interference to prevent immigrant women from accessing abortion care.
May 10, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro today released the following statement regarding House Republicans’ introduction of legislation mirroring the Trump Administration’s rescission package request.
May 9, 2018 Press Release
The Connecticut Congressional Delegation sent a letter to United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar expressing their opposition to the Trump administration’s proposed changes to the Title X program, which ensures that people have access to reproductive healthcare.
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May 8, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro today introduced new legislation requiring cities and towns to digitize their most recent three years of housing code violations in an easy, accessible manner if they receive federal funding through the United States Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant Program. Currently, many cities and towns require individuals to submit a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request in order to see if a property has had housing code violations, such as lead-based paint, issues with insects or vermin, and other health or safety violations. The Know Your Home Act would ensure prospective renters can just type in the address of the home they are interested in into an online portal to see the property’s history of housing code issues.
May 8, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today released the following statement following President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Agreement, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
May 7, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro today released the following statement regarding reports that President Trump and Congressional Republicans are planning to rescind funds from the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
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May 7, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro today issued the following statement celebrating the implementation of the menu labeling rule that she and former Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) worked to include in the Affordable Care Act. The rule ensures that consumers are provided with nutritional information on the foods they purchase away from home, which make up about a third of most Americans’ diets.
May 3, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) issued the following statement in response to reports that Father Patrick J. Conroy, the Chaplain of the House of Representatives, was rescinding his letter of resignation.

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