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Elizabeth Esty

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  • Federal Funding Fix Needed For Transportation

    Had someone asked Gov. Dannel P. Malloy last week where he would invest more federal transportation dollars, he could have pointed out the window. Mr. Malloy, along with U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy and U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, joined hundreds of...
  • Vets, Blumenthal Lobby For Health Study Of Descendants Of Veterans Exposed To Toxins

    Veterans' exposure to toxic chemicals may harm their families' health for generations, causing cancer, birth defects and other medical problems, according to U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal. He is co-sponsoring legislation to require that veterans be...
  • Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today

    Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today
    1. New legislation to support student’s social and emotional needs will be announced at the Legislative Office Building Monday, named in honor of one of the 26 Sandy Hook victims. Family of 6-year-old Jesse Lewis as well as educators and advocates...
  • Federal legislation planned in honor of young Newtown victim

    Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are backing federal legislation that honors a first-grader killed in the Newtown school shooting. A bill from U.S. Richard Blumenthal would provide expanded support to train teachers in social and...
  • Fundraiser planned to help retire Donovan's campaign debt

    Past and present state lawmakers and friends of former House Speaker Chris Donovan are helping the Meriden Democrat retire his 2012 congressional campaign debt. An invitation sent Tuesday urged people to "say thanks" to Donovan for his 20-year...
  • CT Lawmakers Split On Netanyahu Speech

    WASHINGTON — One Connecticut lawmaker decided to skip his speech to a joint session of Congress and others had differing reactions to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's forceful condemnation of U.S. efforts to reach an agreement with Iran...
  • DeLauro Opts To Skip Netanyahu Speech; The Rest of the CT Delegation Attends

    DeLauro Opts To Skip Netanyahu Speech; The Rest of the CT Delegation Attends
    U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro was the lone member of the all-Democratic Connecticut delegation not to attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress on Thursday. DeLauro issued a press release right before Netanyahu's address...
  • Malloy's Flu Shot Prods Anger From State Company

    Malloy's Flu Shot Prods Anger From State Company
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wanted to send a message that vaccinations are safe and important to national political foes. So on Friday, he sat for a flu shot and Tweeted a photo of it. Unfortunately, another group also heard a message loud and clear:...
  • Esty: Congress Must Approve Money For Rail Safety

    Esty: Congress Must Approve Money For Rail Safety
    Saying it ignores vital safety issues, U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District., on Friday criticized the draft of a passenger rail bill that a Congressional committee issued this week. The proposal came out just two days after a Metro-North crash in...
  • Connecticut Democrats Praise Obama's State Of The Union

    Connecticut Democrats Praise Obama's State Of The Union
    Most of President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday drew enthusiastic support from Connecticut Democrats and the state's congressional delegation, especially his aggressive calls for free community college education, middle class tax cuts,...
  • Obama's 2015 State Of The Union Address Scheduled For Tuesday Night; Will You Be Watching?

    Obama's 2015 State Of The Union Address Scheduled For Tuesday Night; Will You Be Watching?
    President Obama's State of the Union Address is scheduled for 9 p.m. Tuesday.  Will you be watching?  The president is expected to address a wide variety of issues, many of them of interest to the middle class, including:  - increasing access to...