Elizabeth is a co-founder of the U.S. House Student App Challenge. The competition ends April 30th. Learn more about it 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.
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.
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NEW BRITAIN, CT – Today, on Earth Day, Rep. Elizabeth Esty announced she will introduce the Brownfields Redevelopment Tax Incentive Reauthorization Act to help encourage investment in the clean-up and redevelopment of brownfield sites. Brownfields are vacant or undeveloped areas, typically former industrial sites, where reuse is complicated by environmental contamination concerns.
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.
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