• DeLauro warns of cutbacks in SNAP program if executive order is signed

    08.02.19: - CTPost – ANSONIA — The talk was happy, the laughter loud and the food tasty, youngsters at Mead School said Wednesday. But at the podium, the words were much more serious. There, U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro, D-3, warned that an executive order could be signed by President Donald Trump which would reduce the number of families eligible [...]

  • DeLauro speaks out against ICE raids while visiting Florida detention center

    07.16.19: - (WFSB) – President Donald Trump has announced sweeping changes for those seeking asylum in the United States. This comes as immigration and customs enforcement raids are reportedly underway. Starting on Tuesday, immigrants seeking asylum will have to apply for those protections before they enter the U.S. The Trump Administration says this is meant to ease what they’re [...]

  • DeLauro reintroduces wage protection legislation

    07.12.19: - MILFORD MIRROR Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) on July 11 reintroduced the Wage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act, legislation to crack down on employers who unfairly withhold wages from their employees, according to a press release from DeLauro’s office. The bill would give workers the right to receive full compensation for [...]

  • DeLauro praises U.S. Womens National Soccer Team and calls for Senate action on equal pay

    07.12.19: - (WTNH)– Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D) released a statement Wednesday calling for the Paycheck Fairness Act to become the law of the land in light of the U.S. Women’s National Team World Cup victory. “We cannot ignore the fact that women across America are still fighting for equal pay for equal work,” said DeLauro. “Across [...]

  • DeLauro to lead congressional group to Florida center for migrant children

    07.12.19: - CT MIRROR Washington – Rep. Rosa DeLauro is taking a group of lawmakers to a South Florida facility that houses migrant children, but she doesn’t know yet if she’ll be able to meet with any of the kids housed there. “That’s what we’re asking for, but it remains to be seen,” DeLauro said of her request to [...]