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May 13, 2020 Press Release
Today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), and Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee, are proposing legislation to make sure workers get fair access to legal remedy despite the coronavirus pandemic. Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Ranking Member of Senate HELP Committee, and Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.), a member of Senate HELP, are co-sponsors.
May 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (May 12, 2020) 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 House Democrats introduced The Heroes Act, a new coronavirus response package aimed at containing the spread of COVID-

May 12, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, today released the following statement demanding a response from Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert Wilkie to her letter—sent nearly three weeks ago—urging him to stop the use of hydroxychloroquine on veterans diagnosed with COVID-19. DeLauro’s letter followed new information from the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and medical experts that the drug could increase the risk of death.
May 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (May 8, 2020) Today, the Connecticut Congressional Delegation sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar urging him to release additional Congressionally-appropriated funding to the seventeen small- and medium-si

May 8, 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 new Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data was released showing the United States unemployment rate increased to 14.7% in April.
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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