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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 29, 2016 Press Release
Led by the four organizers of last June’s sit-in, as well as the chair and vice-chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, 97 members of the U.S. House of Representatives today wrote to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and House Republican Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, requesting that they keep the House in session until Congress finally takes action on America’s epidemic of gun violence.
September 27, 2016 Press Release
Esty, colleagues call on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to form a comprehensive management plan for restoring water ecosystems (bays, estuaries, rivers, ponds, and other bodies of water) within the coastal waters of the northeastern United States.
The Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce was recently awarded a $70,000 federal grant from the Economic Development Administration.
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.