Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut
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May 27, 2015 In The News

GOSHEN — U.S. Rep. Elizabeth H. Esty made her long-awaited visit to Thorncrest Farm on Wednesday to get a look at the dairy operation of Clint Thorn and his family.

May 27, 2015 In The News

CORNWALL — Students in Will Vincent's eighth-grade social studies class wanted to know U.S. Rep. Elizabeth H. Esty's views on the Patriot Act, which expires Monday, so they wrote her letters.

She responded by coming to Cornwall Consolidated School in person on Wednesday to answer their questions.

May 24, 2015 In The News

The late John “Evan” Radov was a tough U.S. Army veteran who fought for his country overseas and trained other soldiers when he came back from war.

Despite his rough exterior, Radov was a loving man who married his high-school sweetheart, Barbara, and remained committed to her and his family until the day he died on Sept. 26 at age 91.

May 11, 2015 In The News

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty is sponsoring a bill to have the federal VA create a research center focused on the health of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans who were exposed to burn pits. Burn pits were used to get rid of all kinds of garbage on military bases.

May 11, 2015 In The News

WATERBURY — It began as a roundtable discussion on "toxic burn pits" — heaps of military trash in Iraq and Afghanistan purposely set ablaze as a disposal method.

But U.S. Rep. Elizabeth H. Esty, D-5th District, and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.,also heard graphic tales of the horrors of combat in modern chemical warfare.

May 9, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty is in the middle of a pitched battle on Capitol Hill over a measure to continue billions in federal support for scientific research, which she sees as key to revitalizing Connecticut’s manufacturing economy.

May 6, 2015 In The News

DANBURY, Conn. – Parents with children in the afterschool programs at Ellsworth Avenue Elementary School in Danbury don’t have to worry about fixing their kids dinner thanks to a supper program provided through End Hunger Connecticut!

May 5, 2015 In The News

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-5th) paid a visit May 5 to New Milford.

The second-term legislator fielded questions and provided information to members of the New Milford Rotary Club and their guests over lunch at the Holiday Restaurant.

Apr 27, 2015 In The News

CANTON — U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty took a tour of the bike path that goes through town on April 24 and talked with town officials along with bike path advocates about the benefits of such infrastructure.

Apr 13, 2015 In The News

Days before his death, 6-year-old Jesse Lewis scrawled three words on his mother's kitchen chalkboard in their Newtown home that could now prompt a national change in teacher training.