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DeLauro Statement on 1.7 Percent Increase In Social Security Benefits October 22, 2014
DeLauro Applauds USDA Grants for Proton Energy, Precision Combustion October 21, 2014
DeLauro Decries WTO Ruling against U.S. Country-of-Origin Meat Labels October 20, 2014
DeLauro Calls for Increased NIH Funding October 20, 2014
Labor-HHS Democrats Call On Full Committee Appropriations Chair to Direct Subcommittee to Hold Hearing Immediately October 17, 2014
DeLauro Leads Group of 15 Representatives in Questioning Poultry Slaughter Rule October 17, 2014
DeLauro Reacts to Preliminary Negative Ebola Result in New Haven October 16, 2014
DeLauro Highlights World Food Day October 16, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Unconfirmed Ebola Case at Yale-New Haven Hospital October 16, 2014
CT Congressional Delegation, Governor Malloy Applaud Ready To Work Grants for Workforce Alliance, Capital Workforce Partners October 15, 2014
CT Delegation Announces $77 MIillion In Home Heating Relief October 15, 2014
UConn’s Neag School of Education Receives Top Funding for Talented and Gifted Research October 15, 2014
Labor-HHS Democrats Reiterate Call for Hearing on NIH, CDC Funding October 15, 2014
DeLauro Welcomes EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Back To CT October 14, 2014
DeLauro Congratulates Winners of 2014 Nobel Peace Prize October 10, 2014
DeLauro Marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month by Calling for Passage of Breast Density and Mammography Reporting Act October 10, 2014
DeLauro Calls On House Republican Leadership to Take Up and Pass Employment Protection for LGBT Americans October 08, 2014
Labor-HHS Democrats Call For Subcommittee Hearing on Ebola, Enterovirus D68 October 07, 2014
DeLauro Tours Protein Sciences, Meriden Lab Working On Ebola Vaccine October 06, 2014
DeLauro Announces 10 CT Veterans Will Stay At Seacrest and HighVue Retirement Homes with Benefits October 06, 2014
Gov. Malloy And Congressional Delegation Applaud Release Of Federal Funding To Provide Supportive Housing To Homeless Veterans October 03, 2014
DeLauro, New Haven Manufacturers Association Mark National Manufacturing Day October 03, 2014
DeLauro Statement on U.S.-Brazil Cotton Case Settlement October 01, 2014
West Haven Housing Authority Receives $99,886 Federal Grant to Address Veteran Homelessness October 01, 2014
DeLauro, Esty Announce $1.7 Million Grant to Naugatuck Valley Community College for Manufacturing Job Training Program October 01, 2014
DeLauro Statement on First Confirmed Case of Ebola in United States September 30, 2014
DeLauro, Israel Urge Ovarian Cancer Awareness 365 Days A Year September 30, 2014
Advanced Manufacturing Programs To Launch At Community Colleges In Connecticut September 29, 2014
DeLauro, Blumenthal, Hamden Mayor Jackson, Speaker Sharkey Announce $1.5 Million Federal Grant For Newhall Business Incubator September 29, 2014
DeLauro, Murphy Discuss Impact of Legislation That Establishes Fair and Predictable Workplace Scheduling Practices on Connecticut Families September 25, 2014
DeLauro, Blumenthal Unveil First Step in Designating Naugatuck River Valley a National Heritage Area September 24, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Air Strikes in Syria September 23, 2014
DeLauro Highlights Increased Access to Mental Health Services under Affordable Care Act September 23, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Department of Treasury’s New Measures to Curb Corporate Inversions September 22, 2014
DeLauro, Superintendent Harries Hold Informational Briefing on Enterovirus68 at Mauro-Sheridan Magnet School September 22, 2014
DeLauro, Higgins Introduce Legislation to Allow Increased NIH Funding September 19, 2014
DeLauro Response to White House Strategy on Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria September 18, 2014
DeLauro Introduces Foreign Investment and Economic Security Act of 2014 September 18, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Address by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko September 18, 2014
DeLauro Announces Opposition to Amendment Arming Syrian Troops September 17, 2014
Connecticut House Delegation Applauds Confirmation of Linda Schwartz to VA Post September 16, 2014
DeLauro Applauds Federal Grant Worth over $750,000 for Tweed Airport September 16, 2014
DeLauro, Welch, Courtney Introduce Bill to Fully Fund CFTC September 16, 2014
Appropriations Committee Democrats Unveil Labor-Health and Human Services-Education Bill September 15, 2014
Rosa DeLauro Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month September 15, 2014
DeLauro Highlights Resources Available To Domestic Violence Victims September 12, 2014
DeLauro Statement on President Obama’s Speech Regarding Military Action against ISIL September 10, 2014
DeLAURO CO-HOSTS ‘WITNESSES TO HUNGER’ NEW HAVEN OPENING September 04, 2014
Congressional Democrats Call on FTC to Strengthen Oversight of Food Marketing to Children September 03, 2014
DeLauro Recognizes 50th Anniversary of Food Stamp Act September 02, 2014
DeLauro, Farr Call on OMB and HHS to Nix User Fees and Fully Fund FSMA Implementation August 28, 2014
DeLauro Mourns Delaney’s Tap Room August 26, 2014
DeLauro Applauds Appointment of Kevin Counihan to run healthcare.gov August 26, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Burger King Inversion August 26, 2014
DeLauro Celebrates Women’s Equality Day August 26, 2014
DeLauro Celebrates Ukranian Independence Day August 25, 2014
DeLauro Responds To Administration Announcement on Contraception Coverage under the Affordable Care Act August 22, 2014
DeLauro Honors 50th Anniversary of LBJ’s Economic Opportunity Act August 20, 2014
DeLauro Applauds $305,000 Federal Grant for Tweed-New Haven Airport August 18, 2014
DeLauro, Harkin Call on Administration to Issue Strong Menu Labeling Rule August 15, 2014
DeLauro Celebrates Social Security’s Birthday August 14, 2014
Leading Members of Congress Urge President Obama to Take Action on Inverted Corporations August 14, 2014
DeLauro Applauds New USDA Traceback Procedures for Ground Beef August 14, 2014
DeLauro, Larson, Himes Applaud Over $3 Million in Grants to Help End Veterans Homelessness August 13, 2014
DeLauro, Commerce Department, Local Business Call for Export-Import Bank Reauthorization August 08, 2014
DeLauro, Blumenthal, Murphy Announce Federal Grant for West Haven’s Allingtown Fire District August 08, 2014
DeLauro, Mikulski Applaud Department Of Labor Proposed Rule To Better Ensure Pay Equity For Federal Contract Workers August 07, 2014
DeLauro Honors Stratford, Milford Members of the Greatest Generation August 06, 2014
Blumenthal, DeLauro Call On FDA To Strengthen Proposed New Nutrition Labels August 05, 2014
DeLauro Unveils Legislation Re-imposing and Expanding Sanctions on Russian State-Owned Arms Dealer August 04, 2014
GOP Tells Americans Education, Health, Labor Programs Do Not Matter August 04, 2014
The Republican Supplemental: Irresponsible and Insufficient August 01, 2014
DeLauro, Slaughter Greatly Disappointed with USDA’s Poultry Rule July 31, 2014
DeLauro Announces Support for Veterans Affairs Reform Bill July 30, 2014
CT Delegation: Stay in Congress and Vote On The Issues That Impact The American People July 30, 2014
DeLauro Introduces Bill to Tackle Dual Epidemics of Obesity, Diabetes July 30, 2014
Bipartisan Lawmakers Introduce Sanctions Against Russian Arms Dealer July 29, 2014
Leading Congressional Democrats Introduce the No Federal Contracts for Corporate Deserters Act July 29, 2014
DeLauro, Blumenthal Join CT Doctors, Advocates, Mayor Harp to Highlight Medicare Advantage Participant Bill of Rights July 28, 2014
DeLauro Casts Vote against “Cruel Half-Measure” by House Republicans July 25, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Paul Ryan Plan to Dismantle the Social Safety Net July 25, 2014
On Heels of House Votes against Trafficking, 63 Members of Congress Urge Attorney General Holder to Crack Down On Buyers July 24, 2014
DeLauro Applauds Public, Private Actions to Put Americans Back to Work July 22, 2014
Miller, Harkin, Warren, DeLauro Introduce Legislation to Establish Fair Work Scheduling Practices July 22, 2014
DeLauro Calls On FDA to Strengthen Rules Keeping E-Tobacco Products Away From Kids July 21, 2014
DeLauro, Miller Call for USDA to Publish Revised Poultry Slaughter Rule, Open New Public Comment Period, Solicit Public Comments July 18, 2014
DeLauro Announces National Endowment for the Arts Grant for Artspace July 18, 2014
DeLauro & Becerra Applaud SSA Decision On Benefit Verifications July 17, 2014
DeLauro Applauds USDA for Proposing Rule to Enhance Consumer Safety July 16, 2014
DeLauro Applauds Secretary Lew’s Stand against Corporate Tax Dodgers July 16, 2014
CT Congressional Delegation Announces Recruitment And Retention SAFER Grant For CT Fire Chiefs Association July 16, 2014
DeLauro, Doggett Ban on Federal Contracts with Corporate Tax Dodgers Extended To Entire Government July 15, 2014
CT Delegation Urges USPS To Consider Employee Impact During Network Rationalization Plan July 15, 2014
CONNECTICUT CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION ANNOUNCES FEDERAL GRANT FOR NEW PUMPER TRUCK FOR STATE FIRE TRAINING ACADEMY July 14, 2014
CT Delegation Calls For Long-Term, 6 Year Transportation Infrastructure Funding July 11, 2014
House Democrats Call For USTR to Stop Using Distorted Data July 10, 2014
DeLauro, Doggett Ban on Federal Contracts with Corporate Tax Dodgers Extended To Energy-Water Funding Bill July 10, 2014
DeLauro, Slaughter Renew Call for USDA to Halt Foster Farms Operations July 09, 2014
DeLauro Announces Support for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act July 09, 2014
DeLauro-Supported Legislation Responding To Hobby Lobby Decision Introduced In House of Representatives July 09, 2014
DeLauro, Slaughter Call on USDA to Shut Down Foster Farms Facilities July 07, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Decisions June 30, 2014
DeLauro Reintroduces Bill to Help End Obstetric Fistula, Empower Women June 27, 2014
DeLauro Leads 60 Members of Congress Urging Secretary Vilsack to Halt Tongass National Forest Logging Sale June 27, 2014
DeLauro Applauds Air Force Contract for Combat Rescue Helicopters June 26, 2014
DeLauro, Cicilline, Grijalva Introduce Legislation to Stop Gamesmanship in the Oil Markets June 26, 2014
DeLauro, Sherrod Brown Introduce Legislation to Protect Seniors from Losing Their Doctors June 26, 2014
DeLauro Applauds Frontier Communications/Communication Workers of America Agreement June 25, 2014
Reps. DeLauro and Slaughter Introduce Legislation to Strengthen USDA’s Power to Protect Public Health June 25, 2014
DeLauro Honors “Rosa’s Readers” Participants June 23, 2014
DeLauro Leads 18 Members of Congress Calling For Clearer Labeling Of Organic Food June 20, 2014
DeLauro Urges VA to Reform Claims Process for Sexual Assault Claims June 20, 2014
CT Delegation Urges Confirmation Of Linda Schwartz To The VA June 19, 2014
DeLauro, Doggett Ban on Pentagon Contracts with Corporate Tax Dodgers Included In DOD Funding Bill June 19, 2014
DeLauro Urges VA to Reform Claims Process for Sexual Assault Claims June 20, 2014
Congressional Leaders to Chairman Camp: Proposed Fast Track Is DOA in This Congress June 19, 2014
DeLauro, Cartwright Introduce Legislation to Encourage the Purchase of Healthy Foods by SNAP Participants June 19, 2014
Lawmakers Call on NIH to Make Demographic Data Public for All Clinical Trials June 18, 2014
DeLauro, Doggett Ban on Pentagon Contracts with Corporate Tax Dodgers Included In DOD Funding Bill June 18, 2014
DeLauro Congratulates Clifford Beers Clinic for Winning Health Care Innovation Award June 17, 2014
DeLauro Applauds Executive Order Protecting LGBT Employees June 16, 2014
DeLauro Applauds Nomination of Victor Allen Bolden To CT District Court June 16, 2014
DeLauro Requests USDA Briefing on Potential Mad Cow Disease Recall June 13, 2014
119 Members of Congress Call on United States to End Trade Negotiations with Brunei June 12, 2014
Reps. Farr, DeLauro and Miller fight Republican attempts to weaken school lunch nutrition standards June 11, 2014
DeLauro, Doggett Ban on Government Contracts with Corporate Tax Dodgers Included In Transportation-Housing and Urban Development Bill June 10, 2014
DeLauro Amendment Cracking Down on Russian Arms Exporter Included In DOD Funding Legislation June 10, 2014
DeLauro Celebrates Equal Pay Act’s 51st Anniversary June 10, 2014
Reps. DeLauro, Larson Applaud Creation of Justice AmeriCorps Program June 07, 2014
Representative Rosa DeLauro Statement Marking 70th Anniversary of D-Day June 06, 2014
DeLauro Statement on USDA Action on PEDv Cases June 05, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki May 30, 2014
DeLauro, Maloney, Weber Call on Attorney General Holder to Address the Demand Side of Sex Trafficking May 30, 2014
DeLauro Applauds FDA’s Final Standards for Tanning Lamps and Beds May 29, 2014
153 House Democrats to USTR Froman: Protect Workers’ Rights in TPP Negotiations May 29, 2014
Rep. Rosa DeLauro, Tom Colicchio, Food Policy Action and FED UP Filmmakers Stand Up for Nutrition Standards in American Schools May 28, 2014
DeLauro, Maloney Introduce Resolution In Recognition Of the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula May 22, 2014
House of Representatives Speaks: End Pentagon Contracts with Russian Arms Dealer May 22, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Republican Rejection of Minimum Wage Hike May 21, 2014
House Committee Passes Portion of Rail Safety Enforcement Act May 21, 2014
DeLauro-Supported Trafficking Legislation Passes House of Representatives May 20, 2014
Rosa DeLauro Opening Statement at Agriculture Appropriations Markup May 20, 2014
House Democrats Introduce Legislation to Tighten Restrictions on Corporate Tax Inversions May 20, 2014
There Are Millions of Jill Abramsons May 16, 2014
DeLauro Applauds West Haven VA Medical Center for Putting Patients First May 16, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Metro-North Operation Deep Dive Response May 15, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Two Year Anniversary of US-Colombia FTA May 15, 2014
DeLauro Applauds Announcement NIH Will Address Gender Differences in Preclinical Research May 14, 2014
House Democrats Call On USTR to Stop Hiding Real Export Numbers May 09, 2014
$203,000 in Federal Fire Grants Coming to Orange and Waterbury May 09, 2014
DeLauro Applauds Obama Administration Efforts to Allow Undocumented Children to Get an Education May 08, 2014
DeLauro Speaks Out Against Proposed Allocations for Labor, Health, Education Programs May 08, 2014
DeLauro, Larson Congratulate Sikorsky/Lockheed Winning Bid on Presidential Helicopters May 07, 2014
DeLauro, Himes, Esty, Maloney Unveil Comprehensive Rail Safety Bill May 06, 2014
DeLauro Announces 2014 3rd District Congressional Art Competition Winner May 03, 2014
DeLauro Statement On “Deeply Troubling” Allegations Against USDA, Rancho Feeding Corp. May 05, 2014
Democratic House and Senate Leaders Request GAO Study on Inclusion of Women in NIH-Supported Clinical Trials April 30, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Inspector General Report on Compounded Drugs April 30, 2014
DeLauro Statement on report by White House Task Force to Protect Students From Sexual Assault April 29, 2014
CT, NY Representatives Announce Plans to Introduce Rail Safety Legislation April 28, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Stabbing At Jonathan Law High School April 25, 2014
DeLauro: “No Appetite to Provide the Administration with Fast Track Authority to Ram another Bad Trade Deal through Congress” April 25, 2014
DeLauro Statement on General Assembly Approval of UTC Legislation April 24, 2014
DeLauro Urges Speedy Implementation of Proposed E-Cigarette Rule April 24, 2014
DeLauro, Warren Push for Focus on Unaccompanied Homeless Youth, Most Effective Solutions April 24, 2014
DeLauro Welcomes New Staff Member April 22, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Developments in Ukraine April 17, 2014
DeLauro Applauds NEA Grants for Five Local Institutions April 16, 2014
On Tax Day, DeLauro Announces Action That Saved Individual Taxpayers $5.09 Million In 2013 April 15, 2014
DeLauro Announces Medicare Advantage Participant Bill of Rights Act April 11, 2014
Members of Congress to Secretaries Lew, Kerry: Sanction Russia’s State Arms Dealer April 11, 2014
DeLauro Statement Opposing House Republican Budget April 10, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Senate Republicans Blocking Paycheck Fairness Act April 09, 2014
DeLauro Marks Equal Pay Day April 08, 2014
DeLauro: Stronger Protections for Seniors in Medicare Advantage Are a Step in the Right Direction April 07, 2014
DeLauro Applauds President Obama’s Announcement on Equal Pay April 07, 2014
House Leaders Against Fast-Track, TPP Respond to Ambassador Froman’s Testimony to House Ways and Means Committee April 03, 2014
DeLauro, Israel Led Congressional Charge for Long Island Sound Funding April 02, 2014
DeLauro: Supporting the Labor Department Supports a Strong Economy April 02, 2014
DeLauro Statement on the House Republican Budget April 01, 2014
DeLauro Urges FDA to Put Common Sense Restrictions on E-Cigarettes March 31, 2014
DeLauro, Titus Introduce Military Sexual Trauma CARE Act March 27, 2014
DeLauro Votes for Bill Aiding Ukraine, Strengthening Sanctions on Russia March 27, 2014
CONNECTICUT DELEGATION ON STATE MINIMUM WAGE VOTE March 27, 2014
DeLauro, Rogers, Lynch Push Bipartisan Inquiry Into Zohydro Approval at FDA March 26, 2014
DeLauro Opening Statement at Future of Biomedical Research Hearing March 26, 2014
DeLauro Supports Administration in Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Supreme Court Arguments March 25, 2014
DeLauro Hosts Business-Focused Listening Tour on Paid Family and Medical Leave Act March 20, 2014
Members of Congress to Secretary Hagel: Use Ukraine Sanctions to Cut Off Taxpayer Dollars to Russian State-Arms Dealer March 19, 2014
DeLauro, Blumenthal Discuss Bill to Ensure Fair Employment Opportunities March 19, 2014
DeLauro, Slaughter Call on USDA to Delay Implementing Flawed Salmonella Action Plan March 17, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Recent Events in Ukraine March 17, 2014
68 Members of Congress Call on USDA to Withdraw Proposed Poultry Inspection Rule March 17, 2014
DeLauro, Himes, Esty Release Statements on FRA Report March 14, 2014
DeLauro Questions Secretary Vilsack on Poultry Rule, Other Issues March 14, 2014
DeLauro Applauds President Obama’s Announcement Strengthening Overtime Protections March 13, 2014
Rosa DeLauro Examines Health and Human Services Budget Proposal March 13, 2014
DeLauro Applauds President Obama’s Announcement of White House Summit on Working Families March 12, 2014
Reps. DeLauro and Slaughter, Economists, and Labor Representatives Mark 2nd Anniversary of U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement, Address Agreement’s Legacy of Job Loss and Trade Deficits March 12, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Metro-North Employee Fatality March 10, 2014
Connecticut House Delegation Requests Federal Investigation Into CMS Oversight Of UnitedHealth Group’s Unprecedented Actions March 07, 2014
DeLauro Announces Support for Ukraine Loan Guarantees March 06, 2014
DeLauro Statement on President Obama’s Visit to Connecticut March 06, 2014
DeLauro Announces Support for Flood Insurance Legislation Up For a Vote before House of Representatives March 04, 2014
DeLauro Blasts Paul Ryan’s Attack on Struggling American Families March 04, 2014
DeLauro Applauds Air Force Support for the Combat Rescue Helicopter Program March 04, 2014
DeLauro Comments on President’s Proposed Budget March 04, 2014
DeLauro Celebrates Women’s History Month February 28, 2014
DeLauro Applauds Increased Access to Nutritious Foods for Low-Income Mothers and Children February 28, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures February 27, 2014
DeLauro Applauds New FDA Proposal Updating Nutrition Labels February 27, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Malloy/UTC Announcement February 26, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Proposed School Wellness Standards February 25, 2014
Connecticut House Delegation Requests Status Report on IG Recommendations for West Haven VA Center February 20, 2014
DeLauro Discusses West Haven VA IG Concerns with Director February 19, 2014
DeLauro Applauds Revised State Plan for Federal Hurricane Sandy Funds February 18, 2014
DeLauro Meets With Third District Mayors, First Selectmen, Town Managers February 18, 2014
DeLauro Joins Members of Congress Taking Stand for Equality with NOH8 On The Hill February 14, 2014
DeLauro Applauds Executive Order Raising Minimum Wage for New Federal Service Contract Workers February 12, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Recall of One Year's Worth of Uninspected Meat February 10, 2014
DeLauro Celebrates Impending Completion of New Haven Inner Harbor Maintenance Dredging February 07, 2014
DeLauro, Cole Lead Effort to Improve Foster Care Services for Most Vulnerable Youth February 06, 2014
DeLauro Questions Safety of Drug and Device Approval Processes at FDA February 06, 2014
DeLauro Celebrates 21st Anniversary of Family and Medical Leave Act February 05, 2014
DeLauro Applauds Malloy’s Proposal to Increase CT Minimum Wage to $10.10 An Hour February 04, 2014
DeLauro Urges Senate Not To Move Forward With Damaging Farm Bill February 03, 2014
DeLauro Urges State to Provide Immediate Relief for CT Homeowners February 03, 2014
DeLauro Applauds Senate Passage of Bill Postponing Flood Insurance Premium Increases January 30, 2014
DeLauro, Johnson, Blumenthal Introduce Bill to Ensure Fair Employment Opportunities January 29, 2014
DeLauro: “Congress Has Lost Its Way” January 29, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Fifth Anniversary of Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act January 29, 2014
DeLauro Reaction to State of the Union Address January 29, 2014
DeLauro Urges Vilsack to Reject Proposed Changes to Women, Infants, and Children Program January 27, 2014
DeLauro Urges USDA to Implement, Enforce Strong Country-Of-Origin Labeling Standards January 23, 2014
DeLauro Urges Farm Bill Conferees to Keep Farm Subsidy Loophole Shut January 16, 2014
Reps. DeLauro and Israel Announce $4.5 Million in Federal Funding to Protect and Preserve Long Island Sound January 16, 2014
DeLauro Statement Supporting Fiscal Year 2014 Government Funding Bill January 15, 2014
DeLauro Statement on Retirement of Congressman Jim Moran January 15, 2014
DeLauro, Slaughter, Miller: Fast Track Proposal A Non-Starter January 09, 2014
USDA Orders Foster Farms to Suspend Operations at Livingston Plant January 09, 2014
In Midst of Record-Breaking Polar Vortex, DeLauro Urges President to Restore Energy Assistance Funding January 08, 2014
DeLauro, O’Brien Announce Federal Grant for West Haven’s Old Field Creek Area January 07, 2014
DeLauro, Harkins, Point Stratford Renewal Release Strategy for Stratford Army Engine Plant Revitalization January 06, 2014