Elizabeth in the News

Rep. Elizabeth Esty’s Statement on TPP

Posted on October 12, 2016

Many of you have met with me and reached out with your concerns about the TPP – the Trans Pacific Partnership. I’ve reviewed the deal and listened carefully to your concerns. I share those concerns, and that’s why I am not supporting the TPP. When it comes to trade, it boils down to one question: […]

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Gabby Giffords’ Americans For Responsible Solutions PAC Endorses Rep. Elizabeth Esty

Posted on October 11, 2016

CHESHIRE, CT – Today, former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and her husband, retired NASA astronaut, Mark Kelly, announced their endorsement of Rep. Elizabeth Esty in the 5th Congressional District. “Elizabeth Esty has been a tireless, courageous voice in Congress for responsible change that helps keep guns out of the wrong hands, save lives, and make our […]

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Esty Sets A Path of Bridge-Building In Congress

Posted on October 4, 2016

In the early 2000s, Elizabeth Esty contemplated enrolling in divinity school. “I felt a call to make a difference,” said Esty, who was raised Presbyterian but now attends a Congregational church. Instead, the Harvard-educated lawyer ran for state representative, setting herself on a path that led to her election to Congress in 2012. Now 57, […]

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League of Conservation Voters Endorses Rep. Elizabeth Esty

Posted on October 3, 2016

CHESHIRE, CT – Today, the League of Conservation Voters Action Fund (LCVAF) announced their endorsement of Rep. Elizabeth Esty in Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District. “Congresswoman Esty’s environmental roots run deep. As a law student, she worked for the Natural Resources Defense Council, as a Councilwoman she preserved Cheshire’s open spaces, in the Connecticut House, she […]

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DC Buzz: Jim Himes, party of one

Posted on October 3, 2016

For Rep. Jim Himes, one actually did turn out to be the loneliest number. Sure, he’s stood against the majority of Democrats on several votes involving Wall Street regulation, a subject he knows plenty about as an ex-Goldman Sachs guy. But he never imagined that in this stratified Congress, he’d be the lone vote against […]

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Two-Day Dental Clinic Includes Focus On Veterans

Posted on September 19, 2016

Jeff Lawton was stabbed in the face a few years ago and had six teeth broken in the process. On Friday, he was at the Connecticut Mission of Mercy free dental clinic in Hartford getting them repaired. Lawton, a Navy veteran, explained that unless you’re fully disabled the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs doesn’t cover […]

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Elizabeth Esty Accepts CT Working Families Party Endorsement

Posted on September 13, 2016

CHESHIRE, CT – Today, the Working Families Party (WFP) of Connecticut endorsed Rep. Elizabeth Esty for reelection in the 5th Congressional District. “Time and time again, Representative Esty has proven herself to be one of Connecticut’s strongest champions for economic justice and fairness, and an ardent defender of equality. And that’s exactly the kind of […]

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Esty Tackles Questions From Seniors In Bethel Stop

Posted on September 1, 2016

  BETHEL, Conn. — As U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty stood before about 30 people Tuesday at the Bethel Senior Center to address their issues and concerns, Medicare and Social Security were two topics that came up. “Medicare is the single most important government program whose purpose is to lift seniors out of poverty,” said Esty […]

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Rep. Conroy Joins Blumenthal And Esty To Promote Overdose Awareness Day

Posted on September 1, 2016

  State Rep. Theresa Conroy (D-Seymour) joined Senator Richard Blumenthal, U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty and AIDS Connecticut advocates Wednesday in Hartford to recognize Overdose Awareness Day. The officials reaffirmed their pledge to keep fighting the stigma associated with addiction and continue working to get people the help and treatment they deserve. Rep. Conroy said there […]

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Esty tours Cheshire business that aims to stay in Connecticut

Posted on August 24, 2016

  CHESHIRE >> U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5, knows a thing or two about what goes into working with metals. Members of Esty’s family are in the die casting business, a process in which highly heated liquid metal is poured into a form to produce a component of desired shape. That knowledge proved helpful to […]

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