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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut

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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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April 18, 2017 In The News

NEW BRITAIN - U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-Conn., joined business leaders, employers and job seekers in New Britain Tuesday afternoon for a discussion about job growth and employment in the city.

Alex Johnson, president and CEO of Capital Workforce Partners, led the discussion, focusing on job training and preparation provided by the New Britain American Jobs Center.

April 18, 2017 In The News

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from Connecticut’s 5th House District, has met with park and city planners, and environmental groups, to discuss environmental challenges facing the Farmington River Valley.

April 17, 2017 In The News

SOUTHINGTON — Members of the state’s congressional delegation told a crowd of health sector leaders Wednesday that they are hoping to work with Republicans to revise the Affordable Care Act.

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April 13, 2017 In The News

With the 47th anniversary of Earth Day just around the corner on April 22, it seems ironically sad that laws regulating emissions rules, limits on methane leaks, and regulations to fossil fuel industries were loosened and put up for review late last month by the Trump administration.

April 13, 2017 In The News

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a member of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, has petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to protect families from polluted air from upwind states.

April 13, 2017 In The News

NEW MILFORD — U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-Conn., visited the newly opened Makery Coworking space Tuesday for a roundtable discussion with local entrepreneurs and town officials about the state’s entrepreneurial scene.

April 13, 2017 In The News

Connecticut’s congressional delegation wants immigration officials to clearly identify themselves as federal agents - and not merely as police - to maintain the trust local departments have built with communities they serve.

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April 12, 2017 In The News

SOUTHINGTON - Democratic legislators U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy and U.S. Rep. John Larson spoke Wednesday at the Connecticut Health Council at the Aqua Turf Club to express their woes with the health care battle in Washington, D.C. and urge local health care representatives to fight for the Affordable Care Act.

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April 12, 2017 In The News

NEW BRITAIN - U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty and State Rep. Bobby Sanchez visited the Human Resources Agency of New Britain on Wednesday morning to hear from residents that have been positively impacted by HRA-provided services.

The discussion came on the heels of increased budget discussions - both at the federal and state level.

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