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May 14, 2021 Press Release

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.

May 11, 2021 Press Release

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.

April 27, 2021 Press Release

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.”

April 21, 2021 Press Release

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.

April 21, 2021 Press Release

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.

April 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  — Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after today’s verdict.

April 16, 2021 Press Release

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.

April 15, 2021 Press Release

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.