Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut
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Oct 16, 2014 Press Release

NEW HAVEN, CT—Connecticut’s Congressional delegation joined Governor Dannel P. Malloy today in applauding news that Workforce Alliance Inc. and Capital Workforce Partners have received Ready To Work grants from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Oct 16, 2014 Press Release

NEW BRITAIN, CT – Today, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement on the preliminary negative test results on the patient with Ebola-like symptoms in Connecticut:

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Oct 15, 2014 Press Release

HARTFORD –Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), and U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), U.S. Congressman John Larson (D-Conn.), U.S. Congressman Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) U.S. Congressman Jim Himes (D-Conn.) and U.S. Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.) announced that the U.S.

Oct 3, 2014 Press Release
Fiscal Year 2014 ended on September 30, 2014

NEW BRITAIN, CT – Today, Representative Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) announced that her office helped return $2,592,652 to 5th District constituents from federal and state government agencies during fiscal years 2013 and 2014. The savings include Social Security benefits, veterans’ benefits, Medicare payments, and IRS refunds.

Oct 1, 2014 Press Release

WATERBURY, CT—Congresswomen Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today announced a $1,706,025 Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant (TAACCCT) grant from the U.S. Department of Labor (U.S. DOL) to Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) to support manufacturing training.

Sep 30, 2014 Press Release
On the eve of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Esty leads letter to Secretary Burwell urging CMS to establish a specific payment code for 3D mammography

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, on the eve of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) announced that she led a letter signed by 19 members of Congress urging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish a specific Medicare payment code for 3D mammography.

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Sep 29, 2014 Press Release
Department of Health and Human Services Grant will support lung cancer treatment

MERIDEN, CT – Today, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) announced that Protein Sciences in Meriden received a $669,156 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The funding is from the National Cancer Institute through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and will be used to support lung cancer treatment.

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Sep 26, 2014 Press Release
Department of Health and Human Services Grants will expand primary care facilities and support HIV intervention

TORRINGTON, 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 Community Health & Wellness Center in Torrington received two grants totaling over $244,000 from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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Sep 18, 2014 Press Release
Esty also introduces a bill supporting women entrepreneurs

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) and Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) introduced the Manufacturing Universities Act, H.R. 5526, to prepare engineering students for innovative careers in manufacturing. Esty also introduced the Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act, H.R. 5527, to support women in STEM professions.

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement on her vote related to the arming and training of “moderate” Syrian opposition forces:

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