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July 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), issued this statement on the passing of fearless leader, civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis:

“I am devastated and heartbroken at the passing of my colleague, friend, and civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis.

July 17, 2020 Press Release

DeLauro: “And if we cannot make families feel that their kids are going to be safe and secure, in their child care setting, we are not going to get our economy on track.”

 

July 16, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) delivered the following remarks at the House Appropriations Committee markup of its fiscal year 2021 Homeland Security bill. DeLauro is the Chairwoman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies.
July 16, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, and U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, sent a letter to Acting Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Education (ED) Sandra Bruce calling for a review of the Department of Education’s execution of the CARES Act, federal coronavirus relief legislation aimed at protecting schools and providing them with the resources necessary to operate during a pandemic.
July 16, 2020 Press Release
I was thrilled to hear about the opening of the new federally funded CT Department of Labor (CT DOL) Contact Center earlier today. Since mid-March, the Connecticut Department of Labor has received 708,000 claims for unemployment, which is roughly five years’ worth of claims, and at times there was a backlog of up to six weeks. With this unprecedented volume, and with my own office inundated with inquiries, I was happy to help provide the CTDOL with a total of $11M in federal coronavirus relief funding to help them process claims in a more timely and efficient manner. I look forward to this new service alleviating the anxiety felt by so many CT residents who were struggling to have their claims resolved.
July 16, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, and Congresswoman Lowey (NY-17), Chair of the Appropriations Committee, released the following statement highlighting Dr. Fauci’s expertise, commitment to a nonpartisan approach to ending the coronavirus pandemic.
July 16, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, and Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, led more than 70 Members of Congress in sending a letter to Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services Alex Azar and Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Doctor Robert Redfield expressing concerns and demanding answers on the Trump Administration’s Title 42, the now-indefinite order barring entry of unaccompanied children and asylum seekers into the United States.
July 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s plan to bypass the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and order hospitals to send patient’s coronavirus data directly to a Washington-based database:

July 14, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) delivered the following remarks in support of an amendment to repeal the 2001 Authorization of Use of Military Force at the Appropriations Committee's markup of the fiscal year 2021 Defense bill.
July 13, 2020 Press Release
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 Appropriations Committee's markup of the fiscal year 2021 Labor-HHS-Education bill.

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