Rosa DeLauro

Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro
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Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro wants to revive the aging and unreliable Metro-North railroad line between Waterbury and Bridgeport.

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Members of the Connecticut Congressional delegation urged their fellow lawmakers to support a federal baby bond program. It would invest $1,000 for each child born into poverty. That’s similar to the first such program in the nation that was launched in Connecticut this year.

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and Senator Richard Blumenthal
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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal praised the rollout of federal assistance for local theaters across Connecticut. It’s part of the new Shuttered Venue Operators Grant to help small businesses hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A Connecticut child advocacy group wants a permanent expansion of the federal tax credit that gives direct payments to eligible low income parents.

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn. with a child in Washington, D.C.
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Families that want to take advantage of the expanded child tax credit must file their taxes by the end of Monday. That’s because the income tax deadline was extended from April 15 to May 17.