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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut

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October 1, 2013 Press Release
Urges Constituents without Insurance to Enroll

October 1, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement on the failure of House Republican leaders to allow a vote on a clean CR (continuing resolution) to avert a government shutdown.

September 27, 2013 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Chris Murphy (D-CT), and U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty (D-CT-05) announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded the Newtown Police Department a $150,000 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG), which will allow the department to hire two school safety officers.

September 25, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Connecticut Representatives Rosa DeLauro and Elizabeth Esty announced today that the City of Waterbury has been awarded $2,843,381 in federal grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The grants were awarded by the office of Community Planning and Development (CPD). DeLauro and Esty each represent a portion of Waterbury.

September 19, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) voted against H.R. 3102, the so-called “Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act,” a bill that would cut nearly $40 billion from SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). 

September 18, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) spoke at a press conference today marking the nine-month anniversary of the December 14, 2012 tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. Video of Esty’s remarks can be viewed here.

A transcript of her remarks follow.

September 16, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement today on the shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.

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