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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.

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May 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after the United States House of Representatives successfully passed H.R. 5, the Equality Act. This historic piece of legislation extends full anti-discrimination protections under the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other key pillars of fairness and justice in our country, to LGBTQ+ Americans.


May 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-5) voted to pass H.R. 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, a major piece of legislation that addresses two top concerns of the American people, lowering prescription drug prices and defending vital protections for people with pre-existing conditions. 


May 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2020 Labor-HHS-Education spending bill. The report includes a section that recognizes that the Committee agrees that there is “no evidence to suggest that arming teachers would make schools safer.