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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut

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February 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), Jim Himes (CT-4), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today joined with a bipartisan group of 150 House colleagues in calling for swift action by federal law enforcement agencies to address the wave of anonymous telephone bomb threats made against Jewish community centers (JCCs) across the country.

February 16, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today joined with Republican Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-2) to introduce the Support the Families of Fallen Heroes Act to honor service members who lose their lives serving in uniform and to provide assistance to their families. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced similar legislation in the Senate today and in the 114th Congress.
February 15, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today was appointed in a unanimous, bipartisan vote of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee to the position of Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
February 15, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today issued the following statement regarding the Russian spy ship spotted patrolling 30 miles off the shore of the Groton naval submarine base:
February 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In response to a recent report that ridership on Connecticut’s three Metro-North branch lines have declined, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and U.S.

February 14, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today issued the following statement after the resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn:
February 7, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today was elected by her Democratic colleagues to serve on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs in the 115th Congress.
February 3, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today denounced the House of Representatives’ passage of H.J.Res. 40, which prohibits the Social Security Administration (SSA) from reporting information to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).
February 2, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) and Imam Hamid Malik together released the following statement today after attending the 2017 National Prayer Breakfast. Imam Malik, who attended the breakfast as Esty’s guest, is the Regional Imam for the Baitul Aman Mosque in Meriden, CT.
January 31, 2017 Press Release
In a video statement to her constituents today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) pledged that she would “seek out every tool available” to overturn President Trump’s executive orders targeting immigrants and refugees.

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