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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut

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July 18, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), the Vice Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today praised the advancement of legislation to provide the Amtrak National Network with $1.1 billion in funding in FY 2018.
July 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today released the following statement:

July 14, 2017 Press Release
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today voted in favor of H.R. 2810, the FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which passed the House by a bipartisan vote of 344-81.
 
July 12, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today praised the Federal Railroad Administration’s announcement that it is no longer considering a new high-speed rail route along Connecticut’s coastline. Instead, the FRA announced that it will undertake a comprehensive approach to study how service can be improved between Connecticut and Rhode Island, while providing much-needed upgrades along existing corridors.
July 11, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today released the following statement regarding the revelation of emails leading up to Donald Trump, Jr., Jared Kushner, and Paul Manafort meeting directly with a Russian attorney with ties to the Kremlin as a way to gain information on President Trump’s former opponent, Secretary Hilary Clinton.
June 30, 2017 Press Release
Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) and U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), Jim Himes (CT-4), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) announced two grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) totaling $35,602,295.
June 27, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), the Vice Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today voted against H.R. 299, the 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act, during the Committee’s mark-up of the legislation.
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:

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