Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passed H.R. 1065, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, a bipartisan bill cosponsored by Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05). This legislation establishes a pregnant worker’s right to reasonable workplace accommodations, provided they do not impose an unnecessary burden on their employer.
College students became eligible for expanded SNAP benefits temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic. This bill would make that expansion permanent and provide other supports for students' basic needs.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) introduced bipartisan legislation designating and celebrating the week of April 26 through April 30, 2021, as “National Specialized Instructional Support Personnel Appreciation Week.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) voted to pass two key bills, the NO BAN Act and the Access to Counsel Act.
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jahana Hayes (D-CT), Tony Cárdenas (D-CA), U.S. Senators Alex Padilla (D-CA) and Reverend Raphael Warnock (D-GA) introduced the Clean Commute for Kids Act to transition much of the nation’s school bus fleet to zero-emission vehicles and protect children’s health.
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after today’s verdict.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) voted to pass the two landmark worker protection bills led by members of the Connecticut delegation.
Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Jahana Hayes (D-CT) & U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced the bicameral Palomares Veterans Act today to remove barriers to benefits and compensation for the veterans who responded to the 1966 nuclear accident in Palomares, Spain.
Waterbury, CT - U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the allocation of $75 million in funding from the December 2020 Consolidated Appropriation Act to the Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentives Program (GusNIP), and a key change to the current Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) Request for Applications.