Check out the "Constituent Corner" webpage, where there's good news from folks in the community who sought assistance with the federal government through my office.
I wrote an op-ed with Dr. Daisy Cocco De Filippis, President of Naugatuck Valley Community College, on supporting community colleges and their partnerships with local businesses.
Check out this Danbury News-Times article on our bipartisan bill to reduce gun violence.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty today released the following statement on House passage of H.R. 2353 – a bill to extend the Highway Trust Fund for two additional months. Esty voted yes on H.R. 2353 this afternoon.
(Rep. Esty with Haley Nemeth and Marc Nemeth of Jonal Laboratories)
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement on the derailment of Amtrak 188 on Tuesday evening.
WATERBURY, CT – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) met with veterans at Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury to discuss the consequences of exposure to burn pits while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Burn pits are areas on military bases where waste, such as human waste, batteries, and other garbage, is incinerated and toxic fumes are released into the atmosphere.
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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty is sponsoring a bill to have the federal VA create a research center focused on the health of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans who were exposed to bur
WATERBURY — It began as a roundtable discussion on "toxic burn pits" — heaps of military trash in Iraq and Afghanistan purposely set ablaze as a disposal method.