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WASHINGTON – Today, United States Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed legislation eliminating the cap on state and local tax (SALT) deduction for 2020 and 2021. The bill also doubles the cap for 2019 for couples filing jointly.
“As leaders, one of our most important duties is to design a fair and equitable tax system. The tax code should never be used as a means to score political points.
WASHINGTON – Today, United States Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after the House of Representatives successfully passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Congresswoman Hayes voted in favor of the agreement.
Rising prescription drug prices are hurting countless Americans across this country.
Americans are now spending nearly double what they spent on prescription drug costs in 1990.
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.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following response after receiving some details of President Trump’s proposed fiscal year 2020 budget. The $4.75 trillion budget – the largest in federal history – contains drastic cuts to vital domestic programs like education, Medicare and Medicaid, food stamps, and Social Security. In total, it calls for $2.7 trillion in cuts over 10 years. The proposal also contains a request of $8.6 billion for a border wall and an increase to $750 billion for defense spending.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05), a member of the House Education and Labor Committee, introduced an amendment Tuesday aimed at what is known as the charter school lease reimbursement loophole. This regulatory loophole has been exploited by many unregulated nonprofit charters as a way to make money off of students and taxpayers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jahana Hayes released the following statement regarding President Trump signing the remaining appropriations funding bills for FY 2019, and his subsequent declaration of a national emergency to allocate additional funds aimed at construction of a border barrier. The bipartisan deal ensures the federal government remains funded until September 30.
“Last night I voted for a bipartisan, bicameral bill which secures our borders and will keep our government open. The bill includes:
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) today announced she has been selected to sit on two House Education and Labor subcommittees:
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.