Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut
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Jan 23, 2015 Press Release
Joins Senator Murphy, a Long-Time Champion of the American Jobs Matter Act

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) introduced the American Jobs Matter Act, H.R. 479, which will leverage taxpayer money spent on federal contracts to support American manufacturers and boost job creation.

Jan 22, 2015 Press Release
Today marks the 42nd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, on the 42nd anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) voted against the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act, H.R. 7. The U.S. House of Representatives passed the bill by a vote of 242 to 179.

Jan 20, 2015 Press Release
Esty applauds President Obama’s focus on supporting middle-class families and boosting American innovation

WASHINGTON, DC – Tonight, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement after President Obama concluded his State of the Union address.

Jan 19, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
 
Jan 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement on the recent arrest of Christopher Lee Cornell, an Ohio resident and an ISIS affiliate who was allegedly plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol.

Jan 14, 2015 Press Release

WATERBURY, CT – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) announced that Dr. Daisy Cocco De Filippis, President of Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC), will be her guest of honor at President Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Dr. De Filippis was born in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic and became a U.S.

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Jan 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) voted against the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2015, H.R. 240.

Jan 12, 2015 Press Release
Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans was blocked in the Senate during the final hours of the previous Congress

WASHINGTON, DC – Tonight, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) applauded the passage of a military and veterans suicide prevention bill she co-authored, the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act (SAV), H.R. 203. The bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a unanimous vote of 403 to 0.

Jan 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-5), chair of the U.S. House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, announced that Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) will continue to serve as one of eleven vice chairs on the task force in the 114th Congress. Esty partnered with Rep.

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