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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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June 17, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (D-CT) announced the Caregivers, Access, and Responsible Expansion for Kids Act of 2021 (CARE for Kids Act), a bipartisan bill to support millions of children, raised by grandparents and others, in need of free and reduced-price meals. CARE For Kids Act is co-led by U. S. Representatives Don Bacon (R-NE), Deborah Ross (D-NC), and Senator Bob Casey (D-PA).
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June 17, 2021 Press Release

 WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement on the House’s vote to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF): 

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June 15, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes introduced the Reducing COVID-19 Disparities by Investing in the Public Health Act of 2021. This bill will double the federal investment in the Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Fund at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention to $2.4 billion. The bill would also double funding for the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, and the Offices of Minority Health within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).