WASHINGTON, D.C. – Connecticut’s five-member House delegation, led by Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), sent a letter to President Trump today urging a waiver for federal matching requirements for recovery programs and economic assistance for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands “until both territories become more economically stable.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today released the following statement in response to the mass shooting near the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas:
“Words fail. My heart aches.
“Another day marred by senseless violence. Another brutal addition to the Mass Shooting Club – a club no one wants to belong to.
Esty: “Congress is failing its duty”
Esty: “I am committed to fixing the problems in our health care system in a bipartisan way”
Esty: “For the sake of families and small businesses in Connecticut, we need a better approach”
Esty: “Now is the time to set politics aside”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) and Congressman John Katko (NY-24) introduced two bipartisan bills in the U.S. House of Representatives to combat human trafficking. Both bills were recently introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senators Thune (R-SD) and Klobuchar (D-MN), and have passed out of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.