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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut


In The News

June 27, 2017 In The News

It’s a grim outlook for the federal bipartisan task force charged with trying to slow the opioid crisis.

One of its members, Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal, calls his state the epicenter of the problem.

June 26, 2017 In The News
FEMA funding from the Assistance to Firefighter Grant program is being allocated to to support a fire department in New Milford.
June 24, 2017 In The News

Listening to the news from Washington, D.C., one would think the federal government is in frozen deadlock, with nothing getting done. But the good news is Rep. Elizabeth H. Esty, D-5th District, is proving government can continue to get things done, for those who work hard and reach across the aisle.

June 23, 2017 In The News
5th District Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty and Senator Chris Murphy are each introducing legislation to combat climate change and create jobs in the clean-energy sector.
June 22, 2017 In The News
Rep. Elizabeth Esty and Sen. Chris Murphy introduced the Green Bank Act which would create more jobs and fight climate change across the United States.
June 22, 2017 In The News
With Connecticut ranked third in the nation in the rate of fatal opioid overdoses, legislators are asking attorneys to speak up and try to help reverse the worsening public health nightmare.
June 22, 2017 In The News
A push is under way to create a national version of Connecticut’s Greenbank to fund clean energy ventures, even as President Donald Trump pulls out of the Paris climate accord and guts environmental regulations.
June 21, 2017 In The News

Based on a successful energy financing model that was first implemented in Connecticut, Rep. Elizabeth Esty and Sen. Chris Murphy are leading renewed calls for the creation of a National Green Bank.

June 20, 2017 In The News
We would like to thank the Town of Plainville for allowing us to present the Gold Star Monument on May 29 after the Memorial Day Parade.
June 19, 2017 In The News

The community of Watertown, Connecticut is mourning the loss of Tan Huynh, who was among seven U.S. Navy sailors who died when their destroyer collided with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan on Saturday.