Proud that I helped secure a $14.4 million U.S. Department of Transportation TIGER grant to support Waterbury's WATER project. The funding will strengthen transportation infrastructure, facilitate economic activity, and improve quality of life for the people of Waterbury.
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.
My first-ever bill in Congress--a bill to help the Town of Canton access locally-produced, clean hydropower--has been signed into law
Proud that I helped secure a $1.1 million Department of Labor grant to support New Britain's YouthBuild program. The funding will help support job training to 70 young people interested in construction related-careers. Read more about the grant in the New Britain Herald.
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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) introduced the Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2014 to require child safety packaging for liquid nicotine containers.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement on the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement on President Obama’s address to the nation tonight regarding actions to combat ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) announced she’s introducing a resolution commending the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs for their campaign to raise awareness and combat veterans suicide during Suicide Prevention Month.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement on her vote opposing H.Res. 644, a resolution condemning President Obama and the administration over the prisoner swap that secured the return of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
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HARTFORD — The Newtown school district, where a gunman shot and killed 20 grade school children and six educators, is receiving more money for counseling and other services for parents, students an
Two local volunteer fire companies have received approvals for their federal grant applications to acquire firefighting equipment.
Friday was not a typical work day for U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5, but it was productive nonetheless.
U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5, co-introduced a bill Friday which aims to increase care options for those suffering from heroin addiction and opioid abuse.