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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut

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March 24, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today released the following statement after a vote on the GOP health care bill was canceled:
March 22, 2017 Press Release
Reps. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT), Ryan Costello (R-PA), and Betty McCollum (D-MN) today announced the introduction of H.R. 1279, the Helping Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits Act.
March 21, 2017 Press Release
Members Joined by Women Veterans and Advocates to Introduce Deborah Sampson Act
U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.), John Boozman (R-Ark.) and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.) today stood with women veterans and the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America to unveil bipartisan legislation to improve services and access at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs for women veterans.
March 20, 2017 Press Release
Renews call for nonpartisan, independent investigation

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today issued the following statement regarding FBI Director James B. Comey’s testimony before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, which confirmed that the FBI’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S.

March 16, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today led the floor opposition to H.R. 1181, the Veteran 2nd Amendment Protection Act.
March 16, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today issued the following statement regarding the budget outline released by President Trump:
March 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Building on a nearly decade-long, community-driven effort, U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) and U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT), joined by U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and U.S. Representative John Larson (CT-1), reintroduced their Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River Act to create a U.S.

March 15, 2017 Press Release
Building on a nearly decade-long, community-driven effort, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), joined by U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and U.S. Representative John Larson (CT-1), reintroduced their Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River Act to create a U.S. National Park Service protective designation for the Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook.
March 13, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today issued the following statement regarding the Congressional Budget Office’s report on the GOP health care bill:
March 10, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation provides support and resources to the millions of caregivers nationwide who provide care for wounded, ill, and injured veterans
Legislation honors the sacrifice of our nation’s caregivers while giving veterans greater flexibility in choosing their care

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