Congresswoman Esty held a roundtable discussion on immigration reform in Waterbury, and CT-N was there to record it.
Congresswoman Esty has co-sponsored the Gun Trafficking Prevention Act of 2013, legislation to combat the flow of illegal firearms. This bill is necessary to close the gaping hole in federal law which currently does not make it a crime to traffic in guns.
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty joined her colleagues in the Connecticut Congressional delegation in welcoming the arrival at the Capitol of Team 26, a group of 26 cyclists who rode from Newtown to Washington, DC in support of commonsense legislation to prevent gun violence.
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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) and U.S. Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-5) praised the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources’ approval of H.R. 316, the Collinsville Renewable Energy Promotion Act.
WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty D-Conn.) announced new federal legislation that would authorize federal funds to assist with the construction of a new Sandy Hook Elementary School.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty today applauded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for awarding a $200,000 brownfield grant to the City of Meriden. The grant will be used to fund the clean-up of a parcel located at 50 East Main Street and to support community outreach activities.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) voted against H.R. 1406, the misleadingly named Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 — a recycled, partisan GOP bill that would erode the ability of working families to make ends meet, plan for family time, or have true work-time flexibility.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) joined 105 of her colleagues, in writing to House Speaker John Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to urge that Fiscal Year 2014 Appropriations bills not include legislative language or “riders” that would block efforts to reduce and prevent gun violence.
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FARMINGTON — When you walk through an automatic door at a store, there's a good chance it is made in Farmington.
WATERBURY -- As Congress debates immigration reform, thousands of undocumented Connecticut residents dream of the day they can live peacefully.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 200,000 businesses closed their doors between 2008 and 2010.
Washington - Like all new federal lawmakers, Rep. Elizabeth Esty is learning each day how to function in Congress. But unlike most, hers is a trial by fire.