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.
(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.
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.
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).
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.