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October 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05), and Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) introduced Preventing Disruptions to Universal Services Funds Act to extend access to federal funds for telecommunications programs for three years, eliminating the need for a yearly fund recertification.  

September 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Representative Jahana Hayes (CT-05), alongside Reps. Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), Katie Porter (CA-45), and Mondaire Jones (NY-17) led 102 colleagues in a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer citing the importance of the expanded childcare provisions included in the Build Back Better Act and calling on House leadership to ensure this policy is included in the final package.

September 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) provides a statement on the Shuttered Venue Operators Grants (SVOG) recently approved for CT-05 music and entertainment businesses.

July 22, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Hayes provides an update on the Restaurant Revitalization Fund for Connecticut's Fifth District.
July 15, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) releases a statement on the inclusion of $9.65M to support 10 Community Project Funding (CPF) requests from CT05 in the upcoming FY2022 appropriations bills. Members were limited to no more than 10 Community Project Funding requests across all subcommittees and there was no guarantee that any requested projects would be funded, however, all 10 projects submitted to the House Committee on Appropriations by Congresswoman Hayes have been included.
July 2, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (D-CT), along with Reps. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Alma Adams (D-NC), Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) and 18 other Members of Congress, sent a letter to Senate and House leadership calling on them to enact spending legislation that reflects President Biden’s proposed $9 billion to train, equip and diversify the American educator workforce.
June 30, 2021 Press Release
Today, Jahana Hayes (CT-05), Representatives Jim Himes (CT-04), Chris Pappas (NH-01), and Annie Kuster (NH-02) introduced the Multi-State Worker Tax Fairness Act. This bill will prevent the over-taxation of individuals who telework in one state for companies located in another.
June 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congresswoman Jahana Hayes releases statement on the H.R. 2062 Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act:

March 19, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released a statement on how the American Rescue Plan Act will help workers and families recover from the impacts of the pandemic. This bill provides a new round of Economic Impact Payments (EIP) to Americans, expands unemployment impact benefits through September 6, 2021, and supports families by strengthening and expanding the federal Child Tax Credit.

March 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Reps. Jahana Hayes (CT-05), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), John B. Larson (CT-01), Joe Courtney (CT-02) and Jim Himes (CT-04) voted to send the American Rescue Plan to President Biden’s desk to be signed into the law. The $1.9 trillion relief package originated in the House, which voted to pass an earlier version of the bill on February 26.