Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut
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Jul 24, 2014 In The News

If politics is the art of compromise, then Lyndon Johnson may have been the greatest artist of all time, because as president he was able to bring Republicans and Democrats together and paint a picture of a better society. His masterpiece was the historic, though highly controversial, civil rights legislation of the 1960s.

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 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.

Jul 3, 2014 In The News

NEW BRITAIN — The seventh-inning stretch arrived just in time Thursday night at New Britain Stadium.

Naturalization ceremonies had just concluded on DATTCO Plaza down the left field line when "God Bless America," a seventh-inning tradition during Rock Cats baseball games, burst from the public address system, welcoming a smiling group of new American citizens.

Jul 2, 2014 In The News

DANBURY -- Danbury High School students have the chance to become technology engineers during a state summer mobile app designing project.

The pilot project for the CT Pre-Engineering Program is to stimulate students' knowledge and aptitude for science, technology, engineering and math.

Jul 2, 2014 In The News

MERIDEN — The thousands of Central American children traveling across the U.S. border are not just doing so to flee gangs, poverty and violence.

They are also getting the message from parents and relatives here in the U.S. that children have a free pass, said Ellen Messali, staff attorney for the International Institute of Connecticut.

Jul 2, 2014 In The News

DANBURY -- South Korea may not import a lot from the United States, but power plants creating nearly 100 megawatts of power in the country were built right here in Connecticut by FuelCell Energy.