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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut


In The News

July 10, 2017 In The News
Rep. Elizabeth H. Esty, D-5th District, toured the city’s Planned Parenthood clinic Monday and met with some of its leaders to discuss the impacts of health care proposals now being considered in Congress.
July 10, 2017 In The News
Planned Parenthood clinics provide a range of health care services for men and women across Litchfield County and the country as a whole, a significant majority of which are not related to abortion, according to a published report from National Public Radio.
July 8, 2017 In The News

A new Northeast Corridor rail plan seeks to expand capacity and improve service in Fairfield County — and it abandons a controversial proposal to reroute traffic in Southeastern Connecticut.

July 8, 2017 In The News
U.S. Rep. Elizabeth H. Esty helped the Goshen Land Trust celebrate the acquisition of a signature property on Saturday.
July 7, 2017 In The News

HARWINTON – Heavy rain on Friday didn’t stop U.S. Rep. Elizabeth H. Esty from picking her own raspberries at Deeply Rooted Farms and learning more about the struggles faced by the family-owned small business.

July 6, 2017 In The News
Proposed drastic cuts to U.S. science agencies and departments by President Donald Trump have life science researchers on edge about the fate of current and future projects, not to mention the nation’s standing in the scientific community.
June 29, 2017 In The News

BROOKFIELD — After decades of dreaming, the town broke ground on the Four Corners streetscape project Thursday afternoon to a cheering crowd of nearly 40 officials, business owners and residents.

June 29, 2017 In The News

Washington – The U.S. House of Representatives, on largely party-line votes, approved two bills Thursday aimed at tightening immigration enforcement and stripping local jurisdictions of federal policing money if they don’t fully cooperate with immigration authorities.

June 28, 2017 In The News
Listening to the news from Washington, one would think the government was in frozen deadlock, with nothing getting done.
June 27, 2017 In The News
Two members of the state’s congressional delegation helped roll out legislation this week to support state and local efforts, such as the Connecticut Green Bank, to invest in clean-energy initiatives.