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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut

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September 5, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today released the following statement condemning President Trump’s decision to dismantle the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program:
August 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump today signed into law the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act, a bill authored jointly by Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) and Rep. Mike Bost (R-IL).

August 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – As dairy farmers across New England continue to struggle with historically low milk prices, U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), and U.S. Representatives Joe Courtney (CT-2) and Annie Kuster (NH-2) led a bipartisan, bicameral group of 23 other members of Congress on Wednesday in urging the U.S.

August 17, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today released the following statement after New Fairfield father Joel Colindres was granted a temporary stay of removal by the U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit.
August 7, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) on Saturday was interviewed by MSNBC’s Richard Lui about the House Problem Solvers Caucus and a slate of bipartisan proposals to improve the Affordable Care Act that the Caucus has put forward.
August 1, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) last night appeared on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, which was guest-hosted by Joy Reid, to discuss a slate of bipartisan proposals to improve the Affordable Care Act put forward yesterday by the Problem Solvers Caucus.
July 31, 2017 Press Release
NEW FAIRFIELD, CT – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) sent a letter to U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officials urging them to reconsider a deportation order issued for New Fairfield resident Joel Colindres.
July 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today released the following statement:

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July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Brownfields Reauthorization Act, a bipartisan bill authored by Reps. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) and John Katko (R-NY), passed unanimously out of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today, setting up the legislation for a House floor vote. Esty is the Vice Ranking Member of the Committee.

July 25, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) today released the following statement after voting in favor of the Russia, Iran, and North Korea Sanctions Act, which passed the House by a vote of 419-3:

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