Colindres, father of two, scheduled to be deported on Wednesday
NEW FAIRFIELD, CT – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) released the following statement urging support for the family of Joel Colindres, a New Fairfield man scheduled for deportation on Wednesday afternoon:
Esty: “I’m willing to stay in Washington – without pay – as long as necessary to get a real agreement that provides certainty and stability for our troops and for the American people.”
Esty: “When it comes to women's bodies, politicians don't get to call the shots.”
Calls on lawmakers of both parties to “reverse the trend toward dysfunction”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) released the following statement announcing her opposition to the fourth short-term government spending measure under consideration in Congress since September:
Bill would expand access to career guidance, higher education opportunities for veterans and spouses
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-05), ranking member of the House Veterans Affairs Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee, and Congressman Ted Poe (TX-02) introduced the Job TOOLS for Veterans Act, bipartisan legislation to expand access to job training resources for veterans of all eras and their spouses, this afternoon.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), who represents the town of Kent in the U.S. House of Representatives, connected with local leaders to receive an update on the damage from floods and ice jams affecting the area this week.