• Rep. Hayes: Protect Patients & Stop Wasting Taxpayer Dollars

    The Eliminating the HHS Discrimination Division Act, introduced today by Congresswoman Hayes, saves taxpayer money by eliminating the Division, which was created to enforce a refusal of care rule that would jeopardize access to medical services, including abortion and gender affirmation surgery among others.
  • Rep. Hayes Statement on Maggie O'Leary

    United States Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after Maggie O’Leary, daughter of Waterbury Mayor Neil O’Leary, and a former Hayes intern, was injured in a car accident in Florida.
  • Rep. Hayes Votes to Implement More Stringent PFAS Standards

    This critical legislation requires the Environmental Protection Agency to designate all PFAS as hazardous, prohibits the development of new PFAS, and specifically establishes a new contamination safety standard. The bill passed the House of Representatives 247 to 159.
  • Rep. Hayes Statement on Qassem Suleimani

    United States Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after the United States of America launched a military strike last night, killing Qassem Suleimani, a key leader of Iranian intelligence forces.
  • Rep. Hayes, Senator Booker Introduce Legislation Supporting Student Childcare

    United States Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced H.R. 5475, the Preparing and Resourcing Our Student Parents and Early Childhood Teachers (PROSPECT) Act. This important legislation would invest heavily in federal grants supporting childcare for student-parents at community colleges and Minority Serving Institutions (MSI’s).
  • Rep. Hayes Votes to Eliminate SALT Cap

    United States Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed legislation eliminating the cap on state and local tax (SALT) deduction for 2020 and 2021. The bill also doubles the cap for 2019 for couples filing jointly.

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The Office of Congresswoman Jahana Hayes strives to serve the people of Connecticut’s  5th District by elevating their voices in Congress and empowering them to be their own best advocate to impact meaningful change in their communities.

Latest News

July 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes voted in favor of H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act. This bipartisan bill makes robust investments in infrastructure for the safety and well-being of people in Connecticut. These investments will create millions of American jobs and help to rebuild Connecticut communities.

June 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - On Tuesday, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis unveiled a comprehensive Congressional climate action framework, highlighting Congresswoman Hayes’ bill, which seeks to invest in green school buses. This action would serve as an important tool in the effort to solve the climate crisis.

June 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Monday, Congresswoman Hayes joined House colleagues in voting to pass H.J.Res 90, a resolution providing for congressional disapproval of a harmful rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) to gut the Community Reinvestment Act.