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June 17, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (D-CT) announced the Caregivers, Access, and Responsible Expansion for Kids Act of 2021 (CARE for Kids Act), a bipartisan bill to support millions of children, raised by grandparents and others, in need of free and reduced-price meals. CARE For Kids Act is co-led by U. S. Representatives Don Bacon (R-NE), Deborah Ross (D-NC), and Senator Bob Casey (D-PA).
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June 17, 2021 Press Release

 WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement on the House’s vote to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF): 

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June 15, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes introduced the Reducing COVID-19 Disparities by Investing in the Public Health Act of 2021. This bill will double the federal investment in the Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Fund at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention to $2.4 billion. The bill would also double funding for the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, and the Offices of Minority Health within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
June 8, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Jahana Hayes is excited to announce the first place winner of the 2021 Congressional Arts Competition, Anna Goodwin, a junior at Nonnewaug High School in Woodbury, Connecticut, who was selected for her piece, “Allegro” a drawing in colored pencil. A total of four artworks were selected to be displayed in the Capitol Tunnel, the Connecticut and Washington, D.C. offices, and the Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury for one year.
June 8, 2021 Press Release

Waterbury, CT -- Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) announced the inclusion of her requested Member Designated Projects in the proposed Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation (INVEST) in America Act.   

June 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) and Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-05) introduced the Educational Equity Challenge Grant Act to form a $100 billion application-based grant program to help respond to the COVID-19 pandem

June 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON –House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott and Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Chair Jahana Hayes issued the following statement in response to the United St

May 31, 2021 Blog Post

On Memorial Day, we honor the military personnel who have died while serving the United States Armed Forces. During this time, we reflect on the freedoms we hold dear and the strength of the families these heroes have left behind. 
 

May 27, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Hayes led her first subcommittee hearing as Chairwoman, co-led the Stop Child Hunger Act, and challenged the Biden Administration to embrace working towards permanent solutions to end hunger by 2030.
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January 3, 2019 In The News
An article about the 116th United States Congress.
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