Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut
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Sep 29, 2014 Press Release

MERIDEN, CT – Today, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) announced that Protein Sciences in Meriden received a $669,156 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The funding is from the National Cancer Institute through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and will be used to support lung cancer treatment.

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Sep 28, 2014 In The News

NEW BRITAIN — Kazimierz Spaczynski, 85, fought back tears as he told some of his life stories Wednesday during a ceremony honoring his service in the Korean War.

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-5) presented Spaczynski with six medals dedicated to his service more than 60 years ago.

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Sep 26, 2014 Press Release

TORRINGTON, CT – Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn) and U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.) announced that the Community Health & Wellness Center in Torrington received two grants totaling over $244,000 from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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Sep 24, 2014 In The News

 U.S. Reps. Elizabeth Esty, D-CT, and Chris Collins, R-NY, have introduced the Manufacturing Universities Act, H.R. 5526, to prepare engineering students for innovative careers in manufacturing.

Esty also introduced the Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act, H.R. 5527, to support women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) professions.

Sep 19, 2014 In The News

Less than a month after conducting a workforce development roundtable in Waterbury, Rep. Elizabeth H. Esty, D-5th District, has co-sponsored a bipartisan bill to promote manufacturing careers.

Sep 18, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) and Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) introduced the Manufacturing Universities Act, H.R. 5526, to prepare engineering students for innovative careers in manufacturing. Esty also introduced the Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act, H.R. 5527, to support women in STEM professions.

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement on her vote related to the arming and training of “moderate” Syrian opposition forces:

Sep 16, 2014 Press Release

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. 

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Sep 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement on the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Sep 10, 2014 Press Release

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.

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