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  1. House bill would mandate soda tax; voluntary efforts not cutting it, rep saysRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | FoodNavigator

    ... with obesity and diabetes afflicting our nation and the related, astronomical healthcare costs." Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) today introduced a bill that would require a mandatory tax on sugar-sweetened beverages in a contentious move aimed at ...

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  2. Soda tax proposal bubbles back upRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WTNH

    ... ale and Sprite intake. Bonnell said, "It would definitely deter me. It would slow me down." Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro introduced the bill today and said the money raised would fund initiatives to reduce the costs of obesity, diabetes, and dental ...

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  3. Congressional Democrats Introduce Bill to Ban Federal Contracts to Companies Moving AbroadRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WebCPA

    ... federal contracts to multinational companies that use corporate inversions to cut their tax rates. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., and Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Carl Levin, D-Mich., introduced the No Federal Contracts for ...

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  4. Ryan White's mother, others urge Congress to continue AIDS programsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    ... Chair Fred Upton (R-Mich.), the committee's ranking minority member Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), and Reps. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) and Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), who are members of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health. "For almost 25 years, the ...

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  5. National Alliance for Hispanic Health Statement on Introduction of...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Penny, a teaspoon tax on the sugar added to beverages, is a reasonable and needed approach to encourage beverage manufacturers to offer healthier choices for consumers and support prevention efforts "Today, we have said Basta! to the unhealthy onslaught of sugary drinks that are being promoted to our children and our families.

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  6. UPDATE 1-U.S. lawmaker takes soda tax battle to Capitol HillRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... up the cause, emboldening critics and causing growing concern among beverage makers. Democratic Representative Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut is under no illusion about the chances that her Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax Act will become law. She does ...

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  7. House bill would create soda taxRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... a national debate over the role of government in shaping the diets of Americans. The bill authored by Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) would amend the Internal Revenue Code to establish an excise tax on the beverage. The revenue would be directed toward ...

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  8. U.S. lawmaker takes soda tax battle to Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... up the cause, emboldening critics and causing growing concern among beverage makers. Democratic Representative Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut is under no illusion about the chances that her Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax Act will become law. She does ...

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  9. Democrats Want To Deny Federal Contracts To Companies That Relocate OverseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Caller

    ... Sen. Dick Durbin and Michigan Democratic Sen. Carl Levin; and in the House by Connecticut Democratic Rep. Rosa DeLauro and Texas Democratic Rep. Lloyd Doggett. Durbin's office did not respond to The Daily Caller News Foundation's request for ...

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  10. CT House Incumbents Winning Political Money RaceRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Hartford Courant

    Of Connecticut's members to the House of Representatives, Rep. Jim Himes has raised the most money in this election cycle and Rep. Rosa DeLauro the least.

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  11. Inversion opponents want federal contracts to corporate 'deserters' deniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MarketWatch

    ... have to cut checks to companies that are short-changing our country," said Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan. Rep. Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut said the legislation builds on language limiting contracts for companies that have incorporated in Bermuda or ...

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  12. Democrats want to ban government contracts for companies that the leave the U.S. to avoid taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    ... said Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), who introduced the bill in the Senate with Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.). Reps. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) and Lloyd Doggett (D-Tex.) introduced a companion bill in the House. This is not the first time that Congress has ...

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  13. Democratic Legislation Would Regulate Work SchedulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | US News & World Report

    ... and boost employee engagement and morale." Miller, D-Calif., introduced the bill in the House with Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn. Sens. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., are sponsors of the Senate's version of the bill. However, many ...

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  14. Durbin bill today targets corporate inversionsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Chicago Tribune

    ... a statement from Durbin and the other Democrats said. The others are Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan and Reps. Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and Lloyd Doggett of Texas, who are to appear today with Durbin at the press conference. The White House estimates ...

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  15. Democrats Seek U.S. Contract Ban to Discourage InversionsRead the original story

    Monday | Bloomberg

    Democrats in Congress are trying again to prevent the federal government from awarding contracts to companies that save taxes by moving their legal addresses outside the U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and Lloyd Doggett of Texas are slated to introduce legislation today that would create a government-wide ban on contracts with such ... (more)

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  16. DeLauro, Blumenthal Seek Medicare FixRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | New Haven Independent

    ... their homes. Blumenthal was joined for Monday's event, at Atwater Senior Center in Fair Haven, by U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, New Haven Mayor Toni Harp, and representatives from medical associations. Blumenthal and DeLauro are proposing bills that would ...

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  17. Lawmakers hold roundtable on MedicareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | WTNH

    ... to talk with seniors who say they were dropped by their doctors. Senator Ricahrd Blumenthal and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro held a roundtable discussion with seniors, doctors and city leaders on legislative efforts to protect Medicare Advantage ...

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  18. When schedules don't work for hourly workersRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | ScienceBlogs

    ... and employers must discuss the requests in good faith. Last week, Representatives George Miller (D-CA) and Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Senators Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced the Schedules that Work Act to give hourly workers ...

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  19. 'Fair Workweek' Is Latest Ploy to Organize Retail, Restaurant Employers | CommentaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Roll Call

    ... activists unveiled the latest attack on American businesses. Joined by Reps. George Miller , D-Calif., and Rosa DeLauro , D-Conn., a confederation of labor groups and their activist allies known as the Center for Popular Democracy launched the ...

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  20. Bipartisan group pushes Holder to 'broaden focus' on sex traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Hill

    ... we are failing to address the root of the problem." The letter, spearheaded by Reps. Ted Poe (R-Texas) and Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), was endorsed by 61 other House lawmakers from both parties, including Reps. Frank Wolf (R-Va.), John Lewis (D-Ga.), ...

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