Communities across Connecticut will receive funding, formerly known as earmarks, for infrastructure, housing, education and more.
Election reforms will likely be in a federal funding bill, but prospects for the child tax credit and an online safety bill are uncertain.
Gun violence survivors joined CT politicians to call on the Senate to restore the federal assault weapons ban, which is unlikely to pass.
With a narrow GOP House majority, CT Democrats will lose committee chairmanships but say they’ll still have leverage in crafting policy.
Lawmakers in Washington and CT fought to include $1 billion in a short-term federal government funding bill to help offset heating costs.
New England lawmakers want more federal money for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, but it might not happen before winter.
“Can we please just applaud Rosa?” Harris said. They did.
Since 2003, Rep. Rosa DeLauro has pushed to expand the child tax credit to the nation’s poorest children.
America took a deep breath and watched Joe Biden uneventfully inaugurated outside a Capitol invaded two weeks ago by rioters.
They think him unfit. But even some Democrats doubt they can remove Donald J. Trump before January 20.
Aides appeared, whispering to bosses. Then came noises in the hall. The U.S. Capitol was breached.
A mob supporting Donald J. Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol, delaying the certification of Joe Biden’s presidential victory.
Rosa DeLauro is holding a hearing on the Hyde Amendment. But COVID relief is the only immediate spending priority.
U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro won a 148-79 vote in the Democratic caucus to become the House Appropriations chair.
Rosa DeLauro would be the first Appropriations Committee chair from New England in 150 years.