FEMA grants will be for breathing apparatuses and portable radios
NEWTOWN, CT- Today, U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) announced Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for two fire departments in Newtown. The Hawleyville Fire Department is receiving $37,487 for breathing apparatuses. Botsford Fire & Rescue is receiving $99,988 for portable radios.
Jones interned in Rep. Esty's Washington D.C. office
Byron Jones with Rep. Esty
FEMA grant will be for 13 Breathing Masks and Spare Air Supply
NEWTOWN, CT – Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn) and U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.) announced that the Dodgingtown Volunteer Fire Company in Newtown received an Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) in the amount of $107,540 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Capital Workforce Partners’ YouthBuild Project in New Britain supports apprenticeship programs in construction
NEW BRITAIN, CT – Today, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) applauded a $1.1 million U.S. Department of Labor grant for Capital Workforce Partners’ YouthBuild Project in New Britain. Esty advocated for this grant to provide critical job-training programs for at-risk youth in New Britain.
NEW BRITAIN, CT – Today, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement on the current situation in Iraq:
Today marks the 49th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement marking the 49th anniversary of the passage of the landmark Voting Rights Act, which was signed into law on August 6, 1965.
New Group Aims to Tackle Biggest Challenges in Workforce Development
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) has been named one of four co-chairs of the New Democrat Coalition’s new working group on job training and workforce development issues: the 21st Century Job Skills Working Group.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement celebrating National Start-Up Day Across America.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Elizabeth Esty announced the introduction of the Expanding Opportunities for Recovery Act, H.R. 5339. The bill will eliminate some of the barriers to accessing in-patient rehabilitation treatment for opioid abuse. Deaths caused by opioid abuse, particularly from heroin, have risen significantly in Connecticut over the last year.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement in response to the failure of the U.S. House of Representatives to take comprehensive action on the border crisis.