Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut
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Jul 4, 2015 Press Release

NEW BRITAIN, CT – Today, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) issued the following statement in celebration of Independence Day, July 4, 2015:

Jun 26, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision supporting marriage equality.

Jun 25, 2015 Press Release
Bipartisan Legislation Would Expand Support for Veterans’ Caregivers

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) and Congressman Ryan Costello (R-PA) introduced the Caregivers Access and Responsible Expansion (CARE) for All Veterans Act (H.R. 2894) in an effort to expand the current VA Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers to veterans of all service-eras.

Jun 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement following the U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold the intent of the Affordable Care Act pertaining to individuals who get their health insurance through the exchange established by the federal government.

Jun 19, 2015 Press Release

WATERTOWN, CT – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) called on Congress to stop endangering hundreds of thousands of American jobs and act immediately to avert the impending expiration of a key engine of job creation: the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank.

Jun 17, 2015 Press Release


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Jun 17, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) joined Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-3) in introducing legislation that would empower school districts to better engage girls and underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The 21st Century STEM for Girls and Underrepresented Minorities Act (H.R.

Jun 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday 33 members of the House New Democrat Coalition sent a letter to Secretary of Labor Tom Perez outlining key priorities for implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).