WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) and U.S. Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-5) praised the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources’ approval of H.R. 316, the Collinsville Renewable Energy Promotion Act.
WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty D-Conn.) announced new federal legislation that would authorize federal funds to assist with the construction of a new Sandy Hook Elementary School.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty today applauded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for awarding a $200,000 brownfield grant to the City of Meriden. The grant will be used to fund the clean-up of a parcel located at 50 East Main Street and to support community outreach activities.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) voted against H.R. 1406, the misleadingly named Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 — a recycled, partisan GOP bill that would erode the ability of working families to make ends meet, plan for family time, or have true work-time flexibility.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) joined 105 of her colleagues, in writing to House Speaker John Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to urge that Fiscal Year 2014 Appropriations bills not include legislative language or “riders” that would block efforts to reduce and prevent gun violence.
WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement regarding National Teacher Day, today, and Teacher Appreciation Week (May 6-10, 2013).
KENT, CT – This Saturday, May 4, from 2:00 to 3:00 PM, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) will hold Congress on Your Corner in Kent, at the Kent Memorial Library, to provide constituents with an opportunity to meet with their Congresswoman one on one and share their thoughts regarding legislation in Congress and issues in their community, as well as to seek assistance with any problem they may
NEW HAVEN, CT—Connecticut’s members of the House of Representatives—Rosa DeLauro, John Larson, Joe Courtney, Jim Himes and Elizabeth Esty—asked Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to ensure all of the state’s air traffic control towers stay open. Congress passed legislation Friday giving Secretary LaHood authority to transfer funds for this purpose, but there is no guarantee he will.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) urged 5th District towns and cities to apply for the U.S. Department of Justice’s 2013 Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Program (CHP) grants.
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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty discusses her recent town hall meeting in Waterbury on gun violence prevention with Laurie Perez on FOX CT.
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) spoke about the need for commonsense gun laws as part of a conversation about gun crime and violence prevention hosted by Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Elizabeth speaks in support of her first bill, the Collinsville Renewable Energy Promotion Act -- legislation that would permit Canton to operate two small, currently inactive hydropower dams and generate locally produced power. The House unanimously approved the legislation in a voice vote.