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.
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.
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).
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.
Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) led a letter signed by 66 of her colleagues, to Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Peter T. Gaynor requesting further information and action regarding the definition of reimbursable COVID-19 expenses under the Stafford Act.
Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) voted in support of the National Apprenticeship Act Reauthorization of 2020, a bill investing more than $3.5 billion to create 1 million new Registered Apprenticeship, youth apprenticeship, and pre-apprenticeship positions over the next five years.
Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) introduced the Save Education Jobs Act of 2020, legislation to save nearly 4 million education jobs, spur economic growth in the midst of an economic crisis, and help mitigate the impacts of students’ learning loss as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.