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February 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) reintroduced the Clean School Bus Act, which would create a new program providing $1 billion dollars over 5 years to replace diesel school buses with electric ones. The bill is co-led by Representative Tony Cárdenas (CA-29). In the Senate, the bill is led by Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (NV) and Patty Murray (WA).

July 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05), Senator Kamala Harris (CA), and Congressmembers Julia Brownley (CA-26), Jim Costa (CA-16), Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-02), Mike Levin (CA-49), Jim Himes (CT-04), and John Larson (CT-01) introduced H.R. 3973, the Clean School Bus Act. This legislation would provide $1 billion to help school districts across the country replace traditional school buses with electric ones.

July 25, 2019 Blog Post

Dear Friend,

It should be basic that we do not make children breathe dirty air in order to get to school. Yet, that is what our kids have had to do for decades while travelling on old, polluting school buses.

April 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Congresswoman Jahana Hayes marked 100 days since the new House Democratic Majority was sworn in on January 3rd, highlighting swift legislative progress on core pillars of House Democrats’ For The People legislative agenda.  


January 24, 2019 Press Release


CT Military Relief Information:

Coast Guard members are eligible to apply for grants of up to $5,000 and they can apply multiple times.

CT Food Bank:

The CT Food Bank provides food for adults and children across most of Connecticut, including Fairfield, Litchfield and New Haven counties.