Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut
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Jul 17, 2014 Press Release

(Hartford, CT) – The Connecticut Congressional delegation today announced a $1.2 million federal Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Recruitment and Retention grant for the Connecticut Fire Chiefs Association to help recruit and retain local volunteer firefighters.

Jul 15, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elizabeth Esty's bill to support science- and math-based education and teachers in those disciplines sailed through the House with bipartisan support Monday.

Jul 15, 2014 In The News

Washington – Teaming up with one of the most conservative members of the House of Representatives, Rep. Elizabeth Esty scored a legislative win Monday with House approval of a bill aimed at supporting studies in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.

Jul 15, 2014 In The News
Jul 15, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON -- There's nothing like being there, as the saying goes -- and for Dr. Robert Bedoukian, of Danbury, on Tuesday, "there" was the White House.

Jul 14, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Rep. Elizabeth Esty’s bill, the STEM Education Act, H.R. 5031. The bill passed unanimously. Esty introduced the bill with Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), Chairman of the U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee. Esty is a member of the committee.

Jul 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) joined with Republican Rep. Paul Cook (CA-8) to introduce the Support the Families of Fallen Heroes Semipostal Stamp Act to honor families who lost loved ones while serving our country in uniform.

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Jul 11, 2014 In The News

Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-Cheshire, is asking the government to create a convenient way for the public to give money to programs that support families of fallen service members.

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Jul 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) voted for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), H.R. 803, which the U.S. House of Representatives passed today by a bipartisan vote of 415-6. WIOA is now heading to President Obama’s desk to be signed into law.

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