Today, the House passed S.785, the Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act and H.R. 8247, the Veterans COMPACT Act.
Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) voted for the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2021, a continuing resolution to fund the government through December 11, preventing a government shutdown at the end of the month.
Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) issued the following statement after discovering one of her Congressional staffers tested positive for COVID-19:
Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) issued the following statement after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:
This week, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) voted on H.R. 2574, the Equity and Inclusion Enforcement Act, a bill she cosponsored, which will create a private right of action to file “disparate impact” claims. These claims refer to practices and policies which may not involve intentional discrimination, but lead to disproportionate negative effects on certain racial groups.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) voted on H.R. 2639, the Strength in Diversity Act of 2020. This historic legislation provides funding and expertise to support school districts which are voluntarily developing, implementing, or expanding school diversity initiatives.
Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) joined in celebrating Emily Armstrong, who was presented with the 2020 Connecticut Congressional Staffer of the Year award from the Federal Executive Association of Connecticut (FEACT) during the Excellence in Government Awards Banquet. Ms. Armstrong was nominated for the award by her colleagues.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes introduced two pieces of legislation to strengthen mental health care for veterans. The bills – the bipartisan VA Mental Health Staffing Act and the VA Mental Health Counseling Act – would ensure Connecticut veterans can access the mental health care and resources they need.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Hayes led a group of 128 of her colleagues in writing to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requesting improvements to the Economic Impact Payments (EIP) authorized in the CARES Act.