• DeLauro seeks to override Obama veto of terrorism lawsuit bill

    09.28.16: - DeLauro is at the forefront of an effort to override President Obama’s veto of a bill that would help the families of the victims of the September 11th attacks sue Saudi Arabia.

  • DeLauro pushes for Chipotle wage theft investigation

    09.28.16: - DeLauro is pushing the U.S. Labor Department to investigate Chipolte restaurants over allegations of wage theft.

  • Labor Secretary Perez lauds New Havens state prison reentry programs

    09.20.16: - U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez saw first-hand how the correctional center’s Linking to Employment Pre-Release program helps individuals prepare for life after imprisonment. Joined by an entourage of elected officials, including Gov. Dannel Malloy, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3, and Mayor Toni Harp, Perez took a tour of a classroom at the correction facility located on Whalley Avenue.

  • In $15’s Wake, Fair Scheduling Gains Momentum

    09.20.16: - At the federal level, in 2014, Representative Rosa DeLauro and Senator Elizabeth Warren introduced the Schedules that Work Act, which protects hourly workers from scheduling abuses—though with Republican control of Congress, the bill hasn’t gone anywhere.

  • TPP critics fear ‘relentless’ White House push

    09.20.16: - DeLauro said “we should be wary” of the Obama administration’s rhetoric about the TPP being progressive because she said it has no enforcement mechanisms for environmental regulations or labor rights and no curbs on currency manipulation.