Rosa DeLauro selected as chair of powerful House Appropriations Committee, one of the top jobs in Congress

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, a 15-term Democrat from New Haven and the dean of the Connecticut delegation, was overwhelmingly selected Thursday as the next chair of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, an influential position that gives her enormous control over federal spending. “We’re in the midst of a crisis,’’ DeLauro said, referring to the...

DeLauro reintroduces wage protection legislation

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...

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