Read Elizabeth's latest op-ed in the Danbury News-Times on why Democrats and Republicans should work together to pass commonsense comprehensive immigration reform.
Esty Helps Korean War Vet Get His MedalsElizabeth presented four medals to Mr. Stanley Polcyn, a Korean War veteran from Newtown, for his service as a flight engineer during the war. Watch FOX CT's report.
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WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) announced nominees to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. A diverse panel of leaders active in the veterans’ community assisted in the review and selection of high school students from across Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement regarding House passage of H.R. 3626, legislation that would extend a federal ban on guns designed to evade detection by metal detectors. The federal ban is set to expire on December 9, 2013. Recently Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions used procedural tactics to hold up passage of the extension in the Senate.
NEW BRITAIN, CT – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement on news of the derailment of a Hudson Line Metro-North train this morning in the Bronx in which several passengers were tragically killed and injured:
(Hartford, CT) – In a letter to the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Connecticut Congressional Delegation today urged the agency to be more flexible with enrollment periods and strengthen standards for Medicare Advantage plans for UnitedHealth Group enrollees.
DANBURY, CT – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Danbury Hospital a $1,548,197 federal grant for the inauguration of its new Preventive Medicine and Public Health Residency Training Program.
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WATERBURY -- Col. Randolph J. Bresnik earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics, but says he didn't realize at first just how far that would take him.
FARMINGTON — Astronaut Randolph Bresnik said he hopes some of the students at Farmington High School will someday be among those who step foot on another planet.
NASA astronaut Randolph Bresnik and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty spoke to Farmington High School students Monday about the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics education (
Since taking office, I've had the honor of meeting with business owners from around our district and our state. They are eager to share with me their successes as well as their concerns.
TORRINGTON - Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, D- 5, led a panel workshop on Monday evening at City Hall regarding health care options available for small businesses under the Affordable Care Act.