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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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January 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, United States Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) introduced H.R. 5626, the Eliminating the HHS Discrimination Division Act. This important legislation eliminates the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division (CRFD) established by the Administration in 2018 in the Office for Civil Rights at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

January 15, 2020 Press Release

WATERBURY, Conn. – Today, 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. 

January 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, United States Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) voted to pass H.R. 535, the PFAS Action Act of 2019. Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals are known to cause certain types of cancer and can adversely impact the development of babies and young children.

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