Waterbury, CT — Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement regarding Vice President Kamala Harris’ visit to Connecticut.

“I am thrilled to welcome Vice President Harris to our state to meet some of the people who have helped our communities navigate this pandemic,” said Congresswoman Hayes. “Families and small businesses were hard hit - including the child care industry, where many providers were forced to close their doors. The American Rescue Plan serves as a vital lifeline for my constituents and these essential businesses. I look forward to continuing to work with my colleagues and the Administration to get people the help they need.”


Rep. Jahana Hayes has been a public school teacher in Connecticut for more than 15 years and was recognized in 2016 as the National Teacher of the Year.

Rep. Hayes sits on the Committees on Education & Labor and Agriculture and proudly represents Connecticut’s 5th District.