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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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November 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, H.R. 3224, the Deborah Sampson Act, passed the United States House of Representatives by an overwhelming margin. This critical legislation addresses long-term biases against female veterans by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

November 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – United States Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) and United States Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) released the following statement after the Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from gun manufacturer Remington Arms seeking to block the case brought by victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting, permitting a Connecticut Supreme Court r

November 9, 2019 Press Release

WATERBURY, Conn. – Today, United States Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after the Department of Education announced it would cancel student debt for more than 1,500 students defrauded by two for-profit schools, following extensive prompting by the House Committee on Education & Labor: