WATERBURY, Conn. – Today, United States Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) released the following statement after Central Connecticut State University’s release of documents showcasing almost a decade’s worth of investigations into alleged sexual misconduct at the university.

“I am deeply troubled by the information contained in the released CCSU report and my heart breaks for the victims. Sexual harassment has no place anywhere in our society, and particularly not in places of learning. I will continue to monitor the situation closely as the investigations proceed.”


Congresswoman 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. Currently serving her first term in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congresswoman Hayes sits on the Committees on Education & Labor and Agriculture and proudly represents Connecticut’s 5th District.