NEW BRITAIN, CT – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement in observance of Memorial Day.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty today released the following statement on House passage of H.R. 2353 – a bill to extend the Highway Trust Fund for two additional months. Esty voted yes on H.R. 2353 this afternoon.
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(Rep. Esty with Haley Nemeth and Marc Nemeth of Jonal Laboratories)
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement on the derailment of Amtrak 188 on Tuesday evening.
WATERBURY, CT – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) met with veterans at Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury to discuss the consequences of exposure to burn pits while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Burn pits are areas on military bases where waste, such as human waste, batteries, and other garbage, is incinerated and toxic fumes are released into the atmosphere.
Student winners from Waterbury, Woodbury, and Lakeville
Congresswoman Esty with Congressional Art Competition winner, Liliana Sanchez (Wilby High School) with her entry “Still Life of Spills.”
Esty votes against appropriations bill citing inadequate support
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) voted against the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, & Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2016, H.R. 2029. Esty cited insufficient support for veterans, especially with regards to reducing the VA backlog.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) voted against the joint resolution locking in place the harmful Congressional Republican budget. Esty previously voted against the House Republican budget.
NEW BRITAIN, CT – Today marks the 45th Anniversary of Earth Day, a day reminding us of our shared responsibility to protect our environment for future generations.