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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut

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April 26, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON D.C. (WTNH) — A group of Connecticut and New England lawmakers are trying to persuade Israel to buy Stratford-based Sikorsky helicopters as they work to modernize their military.

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April 26, 2017 In The News

President Trump’s economic team unveiled its long-awaited tax reform package Wednesday, with a top corporate rate dramatically lowered from 35 percent to 15 percent. “It’s a great plan,” Trump said. “It’s going to put people back to work.”

But for corporate America, is a 20-point drop too much of a good thing? Is 15 percent too much, too little or just right?

April 24, 2017 In The News

5th District Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty opposes draft legislation that would institute a monthly reduction in pay for troops as a means of offsetting the cost of expanding G.I.

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April 23, 2017 In The News

This morning on the award-winning 'For the People' John Voket heads to Waterbury to talk with US Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty about an initiative that could deliver the kind of upgraded background check system that the majority of Americans, gun owners, and NRA members have been calling for.

April 22, 2017 In The News

Though opioid deaths are surging, most of the addiction services provided by Veterans Affairs Connecticut are more than an hour’s drive from Danbury.

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April 21, 2017 In The News

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from Connecticut’s 5th House District, says scientists getting involved in protests this weekend is a big deal.

Esty, a member of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, says the threat of funding cuts to significant science research is alarming.

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April 21, 2017 In The News

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty is renewing calls by Democrats to support the Meals on Wheels program, a service that would be cut under Trump administration's budget proposal.

Esty, a Democrat from Connecticut's 5th House District, volunteered Wednesday with the Meals on Wheels program aboard a food delivery truck and helped deliver meals to seniors.

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April 20, 2017 In The News

MERIDEN — Calling attention to proposed federal budget cuts, U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty helped deliver meals Wednesday to elderly Meriden residents.

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April 20, 2017 In The News

Scientists and academics in Connecticut and across the country will head out of the labs and into the streets on Saturday — Earth Day — to confront what one organizer described as a lack of respect for science among some members of Congress and President Donald Trump.

April 19, 2017 In The News

A roundtable discussion has been held in Danbury about Veterans Health Administration services.  5th District Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty met with others at the Danbury War Memorial Monday about how to most effectively combat drug and alcohol addiction amongst veterans.

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