Déjà vu? E-cigarette ads target kids and teens just like the now-banned cigarette ads from the 1950s. Elizabeth introduced a bill to end e-cigarette marketing to kids.
Elizabeth is a co-founder of the U.S. House Student App Challenge. Learn more about the competition here.
Check out the "Constituent Corner" webpage, where there's good news from folks in the community who sought assistance with the federal government through Elizabeth's office.
Elizabeth took to the House floor to offer an alternative to bill that would harmfully delay and weaken all government regulations.
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NEW BRITAIN, CT – On Tax Day, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) renewed her call for Congress to take steps to restore predictability for small businesses and fairness for middle-class families. She released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) voted against U.S. House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan’s extreme budget proposal. Instead, she supported a responsible budget offered by Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD). Esty’s statement on her votes is below:
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy and the Connecticut House delegation have each written letters to federal officials urging immediate action to be taken on legislation extending Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) will be joining President Obama at the White House today at 11:30 am to announce pay discrimination protections for federal contract workers. Today, April 8, is Equal Pay Day, which marks how far into the year a woman must work, on average, to earn as much as a man earned the previous year.
NEW BRITAIN, CT – Today, U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) kicked off “National Public Health Week” and held a press conference on efforts to curb e-cigarette use by children and adolescents. The Protecting Children from Electronic Cigarette Advertising Act, which Esty introduced in the U.S. House, would prohibit advertising and marketing of e-cigarettes to children.
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BY MICHAEL C. JULIANO
TORRINGTON >> Farmers in the northwest corner want to continue supporting sustainable agriculture.
Gerard Sirois Sr., a World War II veteran, recently got a hand from Rep. Elizabeth H.