Rosa DeLauro http://wshu.org en DeLauro, Slaughter sponsporing bill to strengthen USDA's ability to issue recalls http://wshu.org/post/delauro-slaughter-sponsporing-bill-strengthen-usdas-ability-issue-recalls <p></p><p>Democratic Congresswomen Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and Louise Slaughter of New York are sponsoring legislation in the Republican-controlled House that would remove any doubt that the U.S. Department of Agriculture can issue recalls for unsafe meat, poultry, or egg products. Under current law, the USDA can only issue a recall if a product is considered to be "adulterated".</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:08:48 +0000 Dan Katz 20227 at http://wshu.org DeLauro, Slaughter sponsporing bill to strengthen USDA's ability to issue recalls Conn and Long Island WWII veterans honored on D-Day http://wshu.org/post/conn-and-long-island-wwii-veterans-honored-d-day <p></p><p>Political leaders and veterans gathered in Normandy Friday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion there. U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut was part of the U.S. Congressional delegation. DeLauro says one of the most moving experiences was meeting U.S. veterans who were there, including Joseph Myjack&nbsp; of Hamden, Connecticut. On Friday, Myjack recalled his experience 70 years ago.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 22:05:54 +0000 Craig LeMoult & Ebong Udoma & Gabrielle Fonrouge 18677 at http://wshu.org Conn and Long Island WWII veterans honored on D-Day Conn., NY lawmakers weigh in on Syria http://wshu.org/post/conn-ny-lawmakers-weigh-syria <p></p><p>President Obama's call to postpone a vote on a military strike in Syria is giving members of Congress some breathing room. Matt Laslo reports from Washington on what some lawmakers from Connecticut and New York are saying about the issue.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:15:42 +0000 Matt Laslo 5112 at http://wshu.org Conn., NY lawmakers weigh in on Syria Blumenthal and DeLauro worry about sequester impact on military spending, social programs http://wshu.org/post/blumenthal-and-delauro-worry-about-sequester-impact-military-spending-social-programs <p>U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro said Wednesday that they're concerned about the impact that the budget cuts known as the sequester will have on defense spending and other federal programs. They spoke after a tour of Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, Connecticut.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 21:51:21 +0000 Craig LeMoult 3227 at http://wshu.org Blumenthal and DeLauro worry about sequester impact on military spending, social programs