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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut

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April 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT), Mike Thompson (D-CA), Peter King (R-NY), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Robin Kelly (D-IL), Patrick Meehan (R-PA), Marc Veasey (D-TX), and Daniel Donovan (R-NY) yesterday led a bipartisan letter calling on appropriators to provide funds to strengthen our criminal background check system.

April 4, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today marked Equal Pay Day by joining with Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) to reintroduce the Paycheck Fairness Act.
April 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT), Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), and Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) led a bipartisan group of 124 representatives urging House leaders not to cut federal funding to veteran suicide prevention and outreach programs.

March 31, 2017 Press Release
Esty shares story on her Constituent Corner webpage

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) this week shared a “Constituent Corner” story from three students from her district who have been accepted into the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

March 30, 2017 Press Release
Several public water systems in Connecticut were found last year to have elevated lead levels
Reps. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) and Patrick Meehan (R-PA) today led a bipartisan group of two dozen representatives calling for increased federal funding for the Public Water Systems Supervision (PWSS) program.
March 30, 2017 Press Release
CARE for All Veterans Act expands access to the VA Program of Comprehensive Assistance to Family Caregivers
Reps. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) and Ryan Costello (R-PA) today introduced legislation to expand the current VA Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers to veterans of all service eras.
March 29, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today issued the following statement after the launch of President Trump’s commission to combat the opioid addiction epidemic.
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March 29, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today spoke against H.R. 1430, the Honest and Open New EPA Science Treatment (HONEST) Act during debate of the bill on the House floor.
March 28, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today released the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order rolling back several Obama-era regulations designed to prevent air pollution and combat global climate change.
March 28, 2017 Press Release
Reps. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) and John Katko (R-NY) today introduced bipartisan legislation to help communities revitalize neighborhoods and spur economic development through brownfields assessment and remediation. Both Esty and Katko serve on the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, of which Esty is the Vice Ranking Member.

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