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Elizabeth Esty

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  • In Esty-Greenberg Debate: Sharp Differences, A Surprising Accord

    DANBURY — The candidates vying to represent Connecticut's 5th District in Congress presented starkly different views on government spending, health care and how to respond to Islamic terror in a brisk, 90-minute debate Thursday night. But...
  • Greenberg Protests Democrats' 'Research Book' About Him

     Greenberg Protests Democrats' 'Research Book' About Him
    Republican congressional candidate Mark Greenberg is protesting Democrats' preparation of a "research book" on him that contains not only biographical material – such as that he "identifies as Jewish" – but also information on his finances and...
  • Heroin Abuse Bill Establishes Federal Funding For Inpatient Care

    U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty is cosponsoring legislation that would establish a federal grant program to fund inpatient treatment for heroin abuse. The bill is a response to a high rate of heroin overdose deaths in Connecticut and throughout the country that...
  • A Revolving Door Of Heartache And Happiness For Petit

    A Revolving Door Of Heartache And Happiness For Petit
    The thoughts and memories still spin like a revolving door. But these days, the door turns a little slower for Bill Petit. The good things in his life fight mightily against the heartache he endured seven years ago. Awarding a local children's...
  • Avon High School Student Wins Congressional Bronze Medal

    Avon High School Student Wins Congressional Bronze Medal
    AVON — A student at Avon High School has followed in her brother's footsteps and won the Congressional Bronze Medal, an award that recognizes volunteer work and personal improvement among young people. The award to Risa Lewis was announced by U.S....
  • Elizabeth Esty Campaign Says Mark Greenberg "Too Extreme" For Connecticut

    Elizabeth Esty Campaign Says Mark Greenberg "Too Extreme" For Connecticut
    In their continued push to portray 5th District Republican congressional candidate Mark Greenberg as a right-wing extremist whose views are out of step in Connecticut, U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty has dredged up an audio clip of Greenberg discussing gay...
  • Blumenthal's Defense Of Women's Rights

    Blumenthal's Defense Of Women's Rights
    Various state laws, and a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, continue to chip away at women's reproductive rights. Fortunately, those rights have at least one prominent champion: U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal. Sen. Blumenthal has called on the...
  • Greenberg Is Now A GOP 'Contender'

    Greenberg Is Now A GOP 'Contender'
    WASHINGTON — The National Republican Congressional Campaign committee has elevated Mark Greenberg, a candidate for the 5th District congressional seat, to "Contender" status. That means Greenberg is one step away from being a "Young Gun," or top...
  • Health Care Ruling Studied For Its Effect On Connecticut

    Health Care Ruling Studied For Its Effect On Connecticut
    The U.S. Supreme Court's decision Monday to exempt family-owned corporations from mandated contraceptive coverage raised a big question for Connecticut that elicited the same answer. We are looking into that. The question is: If federal law exempts...
  • Esty Campaign Attacks Greenberg's Testimony: Greenberg's Campaign Responds

    Esty Campaign Attacks Greenberg's Testimony: Greenberg's Campaign Responds
    U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, has attacked the testimony of her Republican opponent in the upcoming election, Mark Greenberg, in the trial of John Rowland, a former three-term governor who is being tried on charges of violating federal...
  • Effort To Link Troubled New Britain Young People With Jobs

    NEW BRITAIN — The federal government is providing $1.1 million and Habitat for Humanity is giving $275,000 to have 70 out-of-work, troubled young people build five affordable one-family houses in the city. Capital Workforce Partners will run the...