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COVID-19 Pandemic: A Conversation with Rep. Rosa DeLauro
Responding to Families’ Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Conversation with Representative Rosa DeLauro
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On March 27, ZERO TO THREE and Think Babies™ partners hosted a live web broadcast with U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) about how Congress is responding to families’ needs in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
During the week of March 23, Congress considered a $2 trillion measure to relieve the human and financial costs of the Coronavirus, with provisions that will benefit families with young children. Congresswoman DeLauro, Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies—with responsibility for child and family programs—plays a major role in funding decisions every day. Rep. DeLauro shared the actions Congress has taken on issues such as child care, Early Head Start, and paid family and medical leave, and answered questions from participants.
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Rosa DeLauro is the Congresswoman from Connecticut’s Third Congressional District, which stretches from the Long Island Sound and New Haven, to the Naugatuck Valley and Waterbury. Rep. DeLauro serves in the Democratic leadership as Co-Chair of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee, and she is the Chair of the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee, where she oversees our nation’s investments in education, health, and employment. Representative DeLauro also serves as chair of the Congressional Baby Caucus and on the subcommittee responsible for the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, where she oversees food and drug safety.
Thank you to our co-hosts!
Frequently Asked Questions
Following this webcast, ZERO TO THREE has compiled answers to the most frequently asked questions. While many questions cannot be fully answered until the administering federal agencies provide guidance to states and programs on implementation, we will continue to update this resource as more information becomes available.
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