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 [...]
(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 [...]
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 [...]
Washington – While Congress prepares to increase the defense budget for next year, U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro is intent on making sure the federal budget is fair to both “guns and butter.”
The U.S. House on Wednesday is expected to approve one of DeLauro’s most significant accomplishments in a long congressional career – a $190 [...]
GUILFORD, CT – Today, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) introduced Ethan’s Law—safe gun storage legislation in memory of Ethan Song—in the House of Representatives. The bill honors the memory of Ethan Song—a Guilford teenager who accidentally shot himself with an unsecured gun in early 2018.
Ethan’s Law would set federal standards for safe gun storage, as well [...]
DeLauro Blasts GOP on Child Welfare at the Border
DeLauro’s subcommittee proposal would reject Trump’s proposed cuts and instead invest additional funding in many of these programs.
“We ought to take this nationwide. We are a land of abundance. We have youngsters who go to bed hungry at night, and they’re not always having a healthy and nutritious meal.”
“We all know there is room to grow. The depth of our conviction must match and exceed the size of the challenge before us.”
Rep. Rosa DeLauro used her new clout as an Appropriations subcommittee chairman to tussle with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday over a report by an education advocacy group accusing her agency of not providing effective oversight of federal charter school funding.