Press Releases

February 26, 2021 Press Release

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.

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February 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement following the passage of H.R. 5, the Equality Act. This historic legislation extends full anti-discrimination protections under the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to LGBTQ+ Americans.

February 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) reintroduced the Clean School Bus Act, which would create a new program providing $1 billion dollars over 5 years to replace diesel school buses with electric ones. The bill is co-led by Representative Tony Cárdenas (CA-29).

February 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after her election as the Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations.

February 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) voted to pass the National Apprenticeship Act of 2021, a bill investing more than $3.5 billion to create 1 million new Registered Apprenticeship, youth apprenticeship, and pre-apprenticeship positions over the next five years. Congresswoman Hayes is a co-lead of the bipartisan bill. 

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January 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) introduced the Save Education Jobs Act of 2021, legislation to save nearly 4 million education jobs, spur economic growth in the midst of an economic crisis, and help mitigate the impacts of students’ learning loss as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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January 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after President Biden issued Executive Orders bolstering domestic nutrition programs and fighting hunger amid converging global health and economic crises.

January 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 335, the legal exception necessary to appoint General Lloyd J. Austin III as President Biden’s Secretary of Defense.

January 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after President Biden announced a number of executive actions on his first day in office, including several that would repeal the Muslim Ban, preserve and fortify DACA, rejoin the World Health Organization and the Paris Climate Accord, stop border wall construction, terminate the Keyst

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January 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris:

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