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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.
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.
WASHINGTON - Congresswoman Jahana Hayes releases statement on the H.R. 2062 Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act:
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.
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.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) joined Representatives Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06), and Alma Adams (NC-12) to reintroduce the Teacher Diversity and Retention Act to invest in and expand the United States’ diverse teacher workforce. This bill would authorize two grant programs to fortify teacher recruitment and training programs.