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October 26, 2020 Press Release

Legislation introduced by Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) to strengthen mental health care for veterans was signed into law by the President of the United States.

October 8, 2020 Press Release

Today, Representatives Jim Himes (CT-04) and Jahana Hayes (CT-05) announced the Western Connecticut Council of Governments received a $400,000 federal grant from the Department of Transportation.

October 8, 2020 Press Release

This week, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) introduced the Surviving Families Benefit Expansion Act, legislation to better support veteran families in Connecticut and across the country. This bill would expand monthly Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) benefits from the Veterans Administration (VA) to more surviving spouses and family members.

October 7, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after President Trump tweeted he instructed Administration officials to stop negotiating with House Democrats on a coronavirus relief package until after the election:

October 2, 2020 Press Release

Members of Connecticut Congressional Delegation today sent a letter to President Donald Trump to urge him to grant Governor Ned Lamont’s request for a major disaster declaration following as a result of the damage caused by Tropical Storm Isaias.

October 2, 2020 Press Release

Yesterday, the House passed H.R. 925, an updated version of The Heroes Act, which includes $2.2 trillion to further address the COVID-19 pandemic. 

September 30, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), a member of the House Education and Labor Committee, joined with Congresswomen Jahana Hayes (CT-05) and Cheri Bustos (IL-17) to introduce the Supporting Teachers with Residency Opportunities and New Grants (STRONG) Act, legislation that will reduce the overwhelming burden being shouldered by te

September 25, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) applauded the Department of Energy’s decision to award $3 million to FuelCell Energy, Inc. of Danbury, Connecticut to advance the development and commercialization of FuelCell Energy’s Reversible Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Systems.

September 24, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05), member of the Education and Labor Committee, marked up legislation to reauthorize the National Apprenticeship Act for the first time since its enactment in 1937.

September 24, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) voted on the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act. This legislative package funds research and development needed to work toward a clean energy economy, invests in updating American energy innovation infrastructure, and to reduces harmful carbon emissions to achieve net-zero pollution.