• Work Requirements Do Not Actually Work

    06.18.18: - Under the guise of “promoting work” and “reform,” the Trump administration and congressional Republicans are seeking radical changes to the way we fight poverty in America.

  • Rep. DeLauro attacked Education Secretary over her decision; DeVos struggled to respond

    03.21.18: - Rep. Rosa DeLauro went after DeVos over new departmental guidance that would tend to protect federal student loan servicers that employ predatory collection practices in violation of state regulations.

  • Trump’s labor chief gets nailed for letting bosses steal workers’ tips

    03.08.18: - Labor Secretary Alex Acosta tried to defend a rule that would allow restaurants to steal workers’ tips. But New York Democratic Rep. Rosa DeLauro didn’t let him get away with it.

  • Trump food box policy is cruel and irresponsible governance

    03.01.18: - One year into the Trump Administration, our president’s priorities are clear: if you’re a millionaire or a billionaire, you just got a massive tax cut. If you’re a family who has fallen on hard times, you get to eat out of a box. That’s President Trump’s grand idea for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as SNAP or Food Stamps: that the vulnerable in this country deserve to eat out of a box of government-selected, non-perishable foods.

  • The Parkland Students Have Had Enough. Why Haven’t My Colleagues in Congress?

    03.01.18: - Congressional Republicans seem to be okay with living in this world—they offer thoughts and prayers on Twitter, and block any attempt to debate meaningful, popular gun violence reduction reforms.