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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut

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June 26, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today released the following statement regarding the Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the Senate GOP proposal to pay for millions of dollars in tax cuts for the wealthy by depriving 22 million American of health coverage:
June 23, 2017 Press Release
Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), and U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2), Jim Himes (CT-4), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) announced $939,462 in federal funding through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) program to support fire departments in Fairfield, Ledyard, New Milford, and West Hartford.
June 22, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today issued the following statement regarding the release of the Senate GOP’s health care bill:
June 22, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today led a moment of silence on the House floor to honor the seven Navy sailors killed aboard the USS Fitzgerald. One of the sailors who was lost, Sonar Technician 3rd Class Ngoc T. Truong Huynh, was from Oakville, Connecticut.
June 22, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) and Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) today introduced the Green Bank Act, which would create American jobs and fight climate change by incentivizing large-scale private investment in clean-energy projects across the United States.
June 12, 2017 Press Release
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and the members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation today announced that the state is receiving a $3.1 million federal grant to expand efforts combatting the prescription opioid crisis, particularly helping to provide youth and their families access to long-term substance use treatment that focuses on recovery.
June 12, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today released the following statement marking the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida:
June 12, 2017 Press Release
(Hartford, CT)—Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Representatives John Larson (D-1), Joe Courtney (D-2), Rosa DeLauro (D-3), Jim Himes (D-4), and Elizabeth Esty (D-5) released the names of the Connecticut students who have been appointed to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York.
June 8, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today released the following statement regarding the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey before the Senate Intelligence Committee:
June 1, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today released the following statement after President Donald Trump announced that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord:

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