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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut

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March 13, 2018 Press Release
Decries added “stormy instability” to American foreign policy as a result of firing
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) released the following statement in response to the firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson:
March 12, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) released the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s proposed policy outline on gun violence in America:
March 6, 2018 Press Release
Vice-Ranking Member of Transportation Committee calls for better data to improve transit and quality of life

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-05), vice-ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, delivered remarks to the League of American Bicyclists’ National Bike Summit this morning.

March 6, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) and Congressman Tom MacArthur (NJ-03) introduced the bipartisan TECH Careers Act, legislation to expand community college and technical programs that help Americans obtain the high-skill, high-wage jobs of the future.
March 6, 2018 Press Release
Delivering the opening remarks for the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Democratic members at a hearing to discuss President Trump’s infrastructure proposals with Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) stressed the importance of working together to make badly-needed investments in America’s roads, bridges, transit systems, rail infrastructure, airports and ports.
February 28, 2018 Press Release
Meeting embraced goals of Esty’s background check, gun violence protection order legislation

Washington, D.C. – Following a bipartisan, bicameral meeting on gun violence prevention held in the White House’s Cabinet Room this afternoon with President Donald Trump, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-05), a vice-chair of the Congressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force who represents Newtown, Connecticut released the following statement:

February 13, 2018 Press Release
Letter notes recent incidents involving requests for permits from members of veterans’ groups
In response to reports of disrespectful treatment towards veterans attending war memorials on the National Mall, House Veterans Affairs Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Subcommittee Ranking Member Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) and Chairman Mike Bost (IL-12) authored a letter to the National Parks Service (NPS) requesting clarity on several NPS policies. Esty, who serves as Ranking Member of the Veterans Affairs Committee’s Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Subcommittee, asked NPS to identify steps to “prevent such incidents from taking place in the future.”
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February 13, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released a letter today urging Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Field Office Director Thomas Brophy to stay the deportation of Farmington parents Kris and Tony Huang.
February 12, 2018 Press Release
Carter, sanctuary leader in northwestern Connecticut, advocates for compassionate treatment of immigrant families

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) welcomed Reverend John Carter, former Rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Salisbury, Connecticut to the 66th Annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. last week.
 

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