Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut
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Feb 25, 2014
Press Release

NEW BRITAIN, CT – This week, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) shared a “Constituent Corner” story from Thomas Campbell of Danbury. Mr. Campbell, a former Marine who was awarded a Purple Heart for his service, went months without receiving his Social Security benefits. Two months behind on his mortgage, Mr. Campbell faced pre-foreclosure on his home.

Feb 20, 2014
Press Release

NEW BRITAIN, CT – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) applauded President Obama’s decision to drop proposed cuts to Social Security from his upcoming budget proposal.

Nov 27, 2013
Press Release

(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.

Feb 7, 2013
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Connecticut House delegation today applauded the appointment of Judith Stein, founder and executive director of the Center for Medicare Advocacy in Willimantic, to the Bipartisan Long-Term Care Commission. Created earlier this year as part of the American Tax Relief Act, the commission is responsible for developing a plan to establish, implement, and finance a comprehensive set of long-term care services for seniors and people with disabilities. Last month, Reps.

Jan 31, 2013
In The News

MERIDEN — The city was a hotbed for discussion of how to prevent gun violence and keep schools safe Wednesday with U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty and state Sen. Dante Bartolomeo holding separate meetings with local leaders and representatives of various groups. The meetings came in the wake of the Newtown school killings and included the possibility of stationing retired police officers at all city schools.