Congresswoman DeLauro Calls for Ban of PFAS in Food Containers

10.10.19

U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) on Tuesday called for banning a group of man-made chemicals widely used in food packing—at least until they are proven safe for humans. During a press conference at the Quinnipiac Valley Health District Offices in North Haven, DeLauro, supported by Vasilis Vasiliou, chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at [...]

DeLauro Calls For Ban on E-Cigarettes in Light of Lung Disease Outbreak

09.18.19

CT News Junkie WASHINGTON, DC — As federal health officials conduct a multi-state investigation of lung disease associated with the use of e-cigarette and other vaping products, Rep. Rosa DeLauro is calling for a complete removal of all e-cigarette products from the marketplace. Over the course of several days last week, DeLauro made an impassioned plea to [...]

DeLauro key player in NAFTA 2.0 talks with White House

09.03.19

No one doubts DeLauro is a tough negotiator.

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 [...]

For the first time, DeLauro shepherds massive spending bill through Congress

06.18.19

CT Mirror 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 [...]

DeLauro Introduces “Ethans Law” in Honor of Guilford Teen

05.22.19

Patch 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

05.14.19

DeLauro Blasts GOP on Child Welfare at the Border

DeLauro Budget Proposal Includes Funding for Gun Safety Research

04.30.19

DeLauro’s subcommittee proposal would reject Trump’s proposed cuts and instead invest additional funding in many of these programs.

DeLauro visits Middletown school to encourage healthful eating, diet changes

04.25.19

“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.”

New Haven foundation receives $5.3 million for maternal, infant health

04.02.19

“We all know there is room to grow. The depth of our conviction must match and exceed the size of the challenge before us.”

DeLauro takes on DeVos failed charter schools, education budget cuts

03.27.19

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.

DeLauros Call: Dont Shoot. Research

03.22.19

We should not be afraid of research. I stand here because of biomedical research.

DeLauro Wades Into Healthcare Debate

03.21.19

The universal healthcare bill would expand Medicare coverage to all Americans regardless of age or income.

DeLauro uses new post to probe Trumps impact on Obamacare

03.09.19

DeLauro held a hearing in the subcommittee on Wednesday on the “Impact of the Administration’s Policies Affecting the Affordable Care Act.”

Give homeowners relief for tornadoes fallen trees, debris

10.09.18

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro will announce new legislation “to end the harmful and unnecessary ban on federal disaster relief aid to homeowners for fallen trees and debris.”

Young AmeriCorps building bog bridge on path that joins New England National Scenic Trail

09.28.18

DeLauro got an up-close look Wednesday at the improvement project a local team of AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps volunteers are beginning to build, a bog bridge at Tynan Memorial Park.

Congresswoman DeLauro Calls for Ban of PFAS in Food Containers

10.10.19: - U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) on Tuesday called for banning a group of man-made chemicals widely used in food packing—at least until they are proven safe for humans. During a press conference at the Quinnipiac Valley Health District Offices in North Haven, DeLauro, supported by Vasilis Vasiliou, chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at [...]

DeLauro Calls For Ban on E-Cigarettes in Light of Lung Disease Outbreak

09.18.19: - CT News Junkie WASHINGTON, DC — As federal health officials conduct a multi-state investigation of lung disease associated with the use of e-cigarette and other vaping products, Rep. Rosa DeLauro is calling for a complete removal of all e-cigarette products from the marketplace. Over the course of several days last week, DeLauro made an impassioned plea to [...]