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Elizabeth's TECH Careers Act will open the door for more Americans to have successful careers in growing, high-paying fields.
At the very least, all veterans deserve a safe place to live, access to quality health care, and the ability to provide for themselves and their families. We cannot truly honor the sacrifices of those who died in service if we aren’t fulfilling our commitment to the heroes who are still living among us.
Elizabeth is working to provide cities and towns in Connecticut with the resources they need to fight the opioid crisis. This summer, she successfully passed reforms focusing on addiction prevention so that more families don't experience the terrible pain of losing a loved one to addiction.
September 21, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Commerce Committee today unanimously approved H.R. 4742, the Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act, clearing the way for the bill to receive a Senate floor vote. The legislation, authored by Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), passed the House in March by a bipartisan vote of 383-4.
Connecticut delegation applauds Lockheed Martin's decision to renew its investment and commitment with Sikorsky in Stratford.
In support of a recent petition from the State of Connecticut, the delegation called on the EPA to limit emissions from the Brunner Island coal plant and improve air quality in Connecticut
Esty spoke on the floor today to urge passage of the Gold Star Families Voices Act and shared with her colleagues the stories of Joe Nolan, a Gold Star Father from Waterbury whose son Joseph gave his life in Iraq in 2004; Mary Kight, a Gold Star Mother from Waterbury whose son Michael gave his life in the Vietnam War in 1967; and Sue and Ray Reich, Gold Star Parents from Washington, CT, whose son Stephen gave his life in Afghanistan in 2005.
The Institute of Museum and Library Services awarded several Connecticut organizations funding from its Museums in America grant's program.