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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut

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April 26, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, DC] – As Israel plans to modernize its military in the coming decade, U.S.

April 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-CT), House Veterans Affairs Committee Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN), and their Democratic colleagues today released a statement opposing draft legislation proposed by Committee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN). The proposal would institute a monthly reduction in pay for troops as a means of offsetting the cost of expanding G.I.

April 21, 2017 Press Release

(Hartford, CT) – The Connecticut Congressional Delegation today announced a $5.5 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support Connecticut efforts to combat the opioid epidemic. The funding is the first of two rounds from the bipartisan 21st Century Cures Act, signed into law by President Barack Obama in December.

April 17, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today released the following statement in support of Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s appointment of former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Green Bank.
April 13, 2017 Press Release

Esty with winners Veronika Cordero, Matthew Jones, Raul Calderon, and Joseph Grenier during a surprise school visit in December 2016

April 12, 2017 Press Release

NEW BRITAIN, CT – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), a member of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, today released the following statement in support of Connecticut and eight neighboring states’ Section 176A petition to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

April 7, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today released the following statement about the U.S. missile strike in Syria
April 5, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today joined with Congressman John Larson (CT-1) to introduce legislation to strengthen and expand Social Security.
April 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT), Mike Thompson (D-CA), Peter King (R-NY), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Robin Kelly (D-IL), Patrick Meehan (R-PA), Marc Veasey (D-TX), and Daniel Donovan (R-NY) yesterday led a bipartisan letter calling on appropriators to provide funds to strengthen our criminal background check system.

April 4, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today marked Equal Pay Day by joining with Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) to reintroduce the Paycheck Fairness Act.

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