Press Releases

July 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes voted in favor of H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act. This bipartisan bill makes robust investments in infrastructure for the safety and well-being of people in Connecticut. These investments will create millions of American jobs and help to rebuild Connecticut communities.

June 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - On Tuesday, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis unveiled a comprehensive Congressional climate action framework, highlighting Congresswoman Hayes’ bill, which seeks to invest in green school buses. This action would serve as an important tool in the effort to solve the climate crisis.

June 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Monday, Congresswoman Hayes joined House colleagues in voting to pass H.J.Res 90, a resolution providing for congressional disapproval of a harmful rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) to gut the Community Reinvestment Act.

June 29, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes voted to pass the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Enhancement Act, legislation which would build on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to lower health costs and prescription drug prices in CT-05. Today’s vote comes days after the Trump Administration filed a brief asking the Supreme Court to strike down the entirety of the ACA.

June 29, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Jahana Hayes is pleased to announce, in conjunction with HRA of New Britain Inc., that the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Head Start Bureau has awarded HRA a grant contract to assume the management of the Bristol Head Start program. The program has been under temporary management of CDI, Inc. for the past two years.

June 26, 2020 Press Release

HARTFORD—U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) and Jahana Hayes (CT-5) announced $13,485,100 in federal funding from the U.S.

June 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Wednesday, Congresswoman Hayes led Connecticut delegation members and 22 House Democrats in condemning the Department of Education decision issued last month to strike down Connecticut’s transgender inclusive athletic policy.

June 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Monday, Congresswoman Hayes joined House colleagues in introducing the Justice in Policing Act of 2020, and the Police Training and Accountability Act with Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02). These crucial pieces of legislation are designed to provide needed training, resources, and oversight of law enforcement agencies, while protecting communi

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.

June 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congresswomen Jahana Hayes (CT-05), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), have led 111 colleagues in sending a letter to Congressional leadership strongly urging the inclusion of $305 billion in K-12 education stabilization funding as part of upcoming coronavirus response legislation.