Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut
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Apr 22, 2015 Press Release

NEW BRITAIN, CT – Today marks the 45th Anniversary of Earth Day, a day reminding us of our shared responsibility to protect our environment for future generations.

Apr 22, 2015 Press Release

(Hartford, CT) – The Connecticut Congressional Delegation announced today $2.6 million from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for the expansion and renovation of the Connecticut State Veterans Cemetery in Middletown. The grant will fund the construction of roads, landscaping and infrastructure over three acres, and will accommodate respectful storage of 3,000 additional cinerary urns.

Apr 20, 2015 Press Release

NEW BRITAIN, CT –Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) applauded $696,000 in funding announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs through the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program to support efforts to end veteran homelessness.

Apr 17, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), and U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.) introduced resolutions in the Senate and House, respectively, that recognize the need to improve physical access for people with disabilities at federally-funded facilities.

Apr 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), vice-chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, joined Chairman of the Task Force Rep.

In The News

Apr 13, 2015 In The News

Days before his death, 6-year-old Jesse Lewis scrawled three words on his mother's kitchen chalkboard in their Newtown home that could now prompt a national change in teacher training.

Apr 9, 2015 In The News

HARTFORD - Elected officials and transportation advocates gathered at Union Station Thursday morning to urge Congress to pass a bill that would provide federal transportation funds to states for up

Apr 9, 2015 In The News

RIDGEFIELD -- Workers at drug maker Boehringer Ingelheim began ramping up the new $65 million pilot manufacturing plant on its campus this week that will be used to make medicines still under devel

Apr 8, 2015 In The News

DANBURY — Rep. Elizabeth Esty decried a proposed cut in federal biomedical research and development funding during a tour of Boehringer Ingelheim’s U.S.

Apr 8, 2015 In The News

TORRINGTON — While the cost of a flat screen television or cellphone may have leveled off or even dropped in price in recent years, the cost of prescription medication and utilities have not.


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