More on Agriculture

May 27, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Hayes led her first subcommittee hearing as Chairwoman, co-led the Stop Child Hunger Act, and challenged the Biden Administration to embrace working towards permanent solutions to end hunger by 2030.
March 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after the passage of H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act of 2021, and H.R. 1603, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2021.

January 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after President Biden issued Executive Orders bolstering domestic nutrition programs and fighting hunger amid converging global health and economic crises. President Biden’s Executive Orders increase access to nutritious meals for kids by increasing P-EBT benefits by 15%, expand access to emergency SNAP benefit increases for low-income households, and require the USDA to act on Congress’s 2018 directive to update Thrifty Food Plan guidelines which underpin SNAP benefit levels.

January 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –– Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after she was selected by the Speaker of the House to serve on the House Committee on Agriculture. Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the list of committee assignments Wednesday night.

“I am pleased to be named to the House Committee on Agriculture. Connecticut’s Fifth Congressional District is home to thriving cities as well as rolling hills and rural farming communities. This committee will serve as a bridge between the communities I was elected to serve.