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Connecticut’s 5th House district representative is saying goodbye. In today’s Congressional Corner, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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After six years on the job, Connecticut’s 5th District Representative Elizabeth Esty is leaving Congress. This hour we sit down with the outgoing congresswoman as she reflects on her time in the House of Representatives.

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Many lawmakers who will retire at the end of this Congress or who lost re-election have shuttered their offices and gone home by now. Not so Connecticut Democrat, U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty. Esty, who represents the 5th congressional district, continues…

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Rep. Elizabeth Esty gave her last speech on the U.S. House floor on Tuesday, saying “Congress was not my dream, but making a difference was.” Elected in 2012 to represent the sprawling northwestern 5th congressional district, Esty was sworn into Congress…

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For city resident and Navy veteran Bill Johnstone, the work of U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, has meant the difference between recognition of the potential cancers brought on by exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam and no hope for…

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