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March 2, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after the reintroduction of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act.

February 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement regarding the advancement of H.R.1319, the American Rescue Plan Act, a $1.9 trillion proposal to facilitate the United States recovery from the economic and health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This historic package invests in our schools and our workers, proves direct relief payments to individuals, and resources for families to survive through the pandemic.

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 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after President Biden announced a number of executive actions on his first day in office, including several that would repeal the Muslim Ban, preserve and fortify DACA, rejoin the World Health Organization and the Paris Climate Accord, stop border wall construction, terminate the Keystone XL Pipeline, and rollback attacks on the Arctic Refuge.

January 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris:


“The inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris presents a new opportunity for America to pursue an agenda for the people, repair our international reputation, address systemic inequality, and close the chasms of political polarity that have been stoked and widened,” said Congresswoman Hayes.

January 13, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after her vote in favor of articles of impeachment against President Trump in the wake of his incitement of an insurrection:

“I take no joy in casting a vote to condemn one of the darkest acts we have seen in American history,” said Rep. Hayes.

“As I cast this vote today, I must now walk amongst thousands of troops deployed to defend our Capitol against insurrectionists.

January 7, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement expressing her support for removal of President of the United States, Donald J. Trump:

July 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 7027, the Child Care is Essential Act, a bill cosponsored and introduced by Congresswoman Hayes (CT-05).

June 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, President Trump signed H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act. The bill passed the House on May 28th with an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote of 417-1 and passed the Senate on June 3rd by voice vote.

May 12, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Jahana Hayes joined Congresswoman Katherine Clark (MA-5), Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, and Congressmembers Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1), Danny Davis (IL-7), and Tom Malinowski (NJ-7) in calling for a $100 billion investment in the child care sector following the COVID-19 pandemic.