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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut

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June 11, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) introduced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014, H.R 1960. The amendment would provide incentives to defense contractors to make donations to the rebuilding of a new Sandy Hook Elementary School.

June 5, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement today on the six month anniversary of the tragedy in Newtown.

June 4, 2013 Press Release

Hartford, CT - U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-5) announced today a $965,000 federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant for the City of New Britain to purchase a new 95-foot ladder tower fire truck.

June 3, 2013 Press Release
Safeguarding America's Pharmaceuticals Act Would Protect Patients, Prevent Drug Price Increases, and Eliminate Duplicative Red Tape for CT Pharmacies and Drug Companies

May 24, 2013 Press Release

NEW BRITAIN, CT – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement regarding news that the Newtown public school system will receive a School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) grant of $1.3 million from the U.S. Department of Education.

May 23, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.) have introduced new federal legislation that would authorize federal funds to assist with the construction of a new Sandy Hook Elementary School.

May 22, 2013 Press Release
Offers Amendment to Eliminate New Loophole for TransCanada

May 21, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty released the following statement today on the devastating tornado in Oklahoma.

May 16, 2013 Press Release

(Hartford, CT) -- U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Congressman John Larson (D-1) and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-5) today announced the award of a $200,000 U.S. Economic Development Administration grant to evaluate flooding of the Pequabuck River and its economic impact on Bristol, Plainville and Plymouth.

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