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September 14, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released the following statement on the assistant secretary of health for public affairs Michael Caputo’s blatant attacks on fact and science and peddling of dangerous conspiracy theories.
September 12, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released the following statement on the Trump administration’s interference in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) weekly scientific reports charting the progress of the coronavirus pandemic.
September 11, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced $3,986,963 for Connecticut’s Third Congressional District and $10,759,215 for Connecticut’s non-entitlement areas in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG). DeLauro helped secure this critical emergency relief in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
September 11, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced that the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood was chosen as one of four recipients to receive nearly $1.5 million over three years to measure, track, and prevent adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). The Connecticut Office of Early Childhood is slated to receive $499,381 annually through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control to enhance or build infrastructure for the statewide collection, analysis, and application of ACE data that will be used to formulate and implement strategies to prevent ACEs.
September 11, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) issued the following statement marking 19 years since the terror attacks of September 11, 2001.
September 10, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced Connecticut’s Department of Public Health was chosen as one of nine recipients to receive this funding nationwide and will be awarded a total of $3.5 million over five years to implement and evaluate a comprehensive public health approach to suicide prevention. With continued funding, the CT Department of Public health will receive $700,000 annually from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to achieve a 10 percent reduction in suicide and suicide attempts among vulnerable populations such as LGBTQ, homeless, veterans, tribal populations, rural communities, and others.
September 9, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released the following statement on the President’s recorded conversation with Woodward in which he revealed that he knew the coronavirus pandemic situation was “deadly” and more concerning than what he had been sharing publicly.
September 8, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, and Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03), Chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, sent a letter to U.S. Department of Labor (the Department) Secretary Eugene Scalia in support of the renewal of the Department’s Equity in Apprenticeship contracts for equity intermediaries, the National Urban League (NUL) and the Chicago Women in Trades (CWIT). These contracts are necessary to effectively promote diversity and inclusion initiatives for underrepresented populations in the Registered Apprenticeship (RA) system.
September 3, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the appropriations subcommittee that oversees federal spending to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), sent a letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar demanding details on the Department’s solicitation of bids for a $250 million advertising campaign, “to defeat despair and inspire hope” about the COVID-19 pandemic. Given the severe implications for the potential misuse of taxpayer dollars, DeLauro sent this letter to demand details on the political motivations behind this campaign, whether the president’s reelection campaign officials requested HHS issue this contract bid, and if the content of the media campaign will follow public health guidance.
September 1, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services $250 million ‘Defeat Despair’ taxpayer-funding public relations campaign.

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