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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut


Press Releases

December 13, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Connecticut’s Congressional Delegation released the following statement today applauding the Federal Railroad Administration’s announcement they are conducting a thorough analysis of every aspect of the Metro-North Commuter Railroad. The analysis, Operation Deep Dive, will take 60 days and is a response to a series of accidents dating back to March.

December 12, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement regarding today’s vote on the bipartisan budget deal. Esty voted with a bipartisan majority in the House to pass the bill.


December 10, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and U.S. Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.) released the following statement regarding an announcement by Vice President Joe Biden that the Administration will invest $100 million to increase access to mental health services:


December 4, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) announced nominees to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. A diverse panel of leaders active in the veterans’ community assisted in the review and selection of high school students from across Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District.

December 1, 2013 Press Release

NEW BRITAIN, CT – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement on news of the derailment of a Hudson Line Metro-North train this morning in the Bronx in which several passengers were tragically killed and injured: