Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut
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Mar 20, 2015 In The News

A measure establishing a program to encourage the proliferation of engineering programs in colleges and universities has been proposed with bipartisan support, according to a release from U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty.

Mar 20, 2015 In The News

Three years ago Darlene Blumenthal sat in the New Opportunities' office in Waterbury. Like too many other veterans, Darlene, a Navy veteran, struggled to find a good-paying, full-time job.

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Mar 19, 2015 In The News

U.S. Reps. Elizabeth Esty and John Larson have introduced a bill they say will cut taxes for Social Security recipients, increase benefits for current and future beneficiaries, and keep the system strong for generations.

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Mar 19, 2015 In The News

Rep. Elizabeth Esty is the lead sponsor of a bill to link engineering education to high-tech manufacturing through specific grants to colleges and universities with engineering programs.

Mar 16, 2015 In The News

The editorial board interview was finished, but Elizabeth Esty lingered in the small conference room here that looks out onto Main Street.

The congresswoman, then still in her first term representing the 5th District, had more to say. And as she spoke, her convictions were mirrored in her eyes moist with tears.

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Mar 13, 2015 In The News

NEW BRITAIN — U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, listened intently to 13 women from the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields and said Thursday’s roundtable discussion, “Women in STEM,” at Central Connecticut State University reminded her of guidelines for the TV show “The Voice.”

Mar 12, 2015 In The News

LITCHFIELD >> Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, D-5, on break from her work in Washington, D.C., stopped into Wamogo Regional High School Wednesday to get a look at the school’s groundbreaking student makerspace.

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Mar 12, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Elizabeth H. Esty, D-5th District, visited Wamogo Regional High School on Wednesday to view firsthand how students are capitalizing on the opportunity to put their creativity to work in what's known as the school's "makerspace."

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Mar 11, 2015 In The News

DANBURY — Locally developed programs to address the ongoing need for a skilled workforce in manufacturing are “cutting edge,” and a model for the rest of the country to follow, a top federal labor official visiting Danbury said Tuesday.

Mar 10, 2015 In The News

MERIDEN — U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, wasted no time taking the lessons learned over the weekend in Selma, Alabama, back home to stimulate ideas for improved democracy and equal opportunity.

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