Women's Chamber Endorses Rosa Delauro for Congress Representing Connecticut's 3rd District

Rosa DeLauro receives a 100% rating from the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce as a champion of women's economic priorities and is endorsed by the Women's Chamber for Connecticut's 3rd Congressional District.

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“I am proud to announce the endorsement of the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce (http://www.uswcc.org) for Rosa DeLauro in the race for Connecticut’s 3rd Congressional District,” stated Margot Dorfman, CEO. “DeLauro’s passionate leadership on behalf of the middle class has positively impacted the lives of her constituents and millions of Americans.”

“Rosa DeLauro understands that middle-class families today are being forced to work harder than ever before to make ends meet. And, she is a leading champion of women’s economic priorities, receiving a one-hundred percent rating from the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce,” continues Dorfman.

“Rep. DeLauro supports a positive economic environment for women workers and business owners, American job creation, fair pay, a fair minimum-wage, family-friendly workplaces, access to affordable/quality healthcare and birth control, policies that support a vibrant middle class and access to capital and federal contracts for women-owned firms,” continues Dorfman.

“Rosa DeLauro is a consistent and passionate leader for women’s economic priorities in Congress,” adds Dorfman. “She is the author of the Paycheck Fairness Act and has introduced this legislation in every Congress since 1977. DeLauro is also the author of the Family Act,” adds Dorfman. “Rep. DeLauro also understands that millions of women business owners need access to capital and resources to grow their businesses.  As a member of the Appropriations Committee, she consistently fights for additional funding in support of small businesses.”

“Growing the number of strong women leaders in Congress is critical to assuring that women’s economic priorities are advanced,” adds Dorfman. “American prosperity is directly linked to the economic success of women. Seventy percent of women work and seventy-two percent of mothers work. A record forty percent of all households with children under eighteen include mothers who are either the sole or primary source of income for their family. Women own 98,000 Connecticut firms employing 93,000 workers,” continues Dorfman.

“Rosa DeLauro’s efforts in support of women’s economics and middle-class families is simply unparalleled in Washington. She is a true champion for women’s economic priorities. We are proud to endorse her candidacy.”

For more information on women candidates visit http://www.IVoteForWomen.org. The U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce unifies the collective strength of women in the U.S. economy. Using a platform of influence, innovation, and opportunity, the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce works with and for its members to grow successful businesses and careers. For additional information, go to http://www.uswcc.org or call 888-418-7922.


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The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce unifies the collective strength of women in the economy. Using a platform of influence, innovation, and opportunity, the Women's Chamber with and for its members to grow successful businesses and careers.

Margot Dorfman
CEO, U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce
U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce
700 12th Street, NW (Suite 700)
Washington, DC 20005
United States