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Elizabeth Esty

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  • No Need For Gun Discussions To Be Off The Record

    Newtown is in U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty's 5th Congressional District, so it's only natural that the congresswoman is deeply involved in gun-violence prevention discussions at many levels. She is, among other things, vice chairman of the Congressional Gun...
  • AP: 27 Dead, Including 18 Children, At Sandy Hook School Shooting In Newtown

    Twenty-seven people, including 18 children, have been killed in a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to the Associated Press. The report cites an official with knowledge of the situation. Sources told The Courant that there are at...
  • 27 Dead, Including 18 Children, At Sandy Hook School Shooting In Newtown

    Twenty-seven people, including 18 children, have been killed in a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to the Associated Press. Another person was found dead at 36 Yogananda St. in Newtown, sources told The Courant.  Many of the...
  • 27 Dead, Including 20 Children, At Sandy Hook School Shooting In Newtown

    Twenty-seven people, including 20 children, are dead after a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Another person was found dead at 36 Yogananda St. in Newtown, sources told The Courant.  The shootings at the school took place in two rooms, one of...
  • Sandy Hook Panel Begins Work On Newtown Tragedy

    Sandy Hook Panel Begins Work On Newtown Tragedy
    As state and federal responses to the Newtown massacre begin to accelerate, the governor's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission will begin work Thursday with an update from the state's attorney's office on its investigation into the shooting. Also Thursday,...
  • GOP's Roraback Among Malloy's 15 Nominees For Superior Court Judge

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated 15 new Superior Court judges Thursday, including prominent Republican Andrew Roraback among the familiar names in the political and legal worlds. Many people had considered Roraback the Republican Party's best chance to...
  • Obama Proposes $500 Million Strategy Addressing Guns And Mental Health

    Obama Proposes $500 Million Strategy Addressing Guns And Mental Health
    Responding to the Newtown massacre, President Obama Wednesday proposed a $500 million plan to address gun violence, including a federal assault weapons ban, background checks for all firearms sales and increased security and mental health counselors at...
  • Legislators Want Federal Money To Fund New Sandy Hook School

    Today, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, U.S. Sen Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty will propose a bill that would provide funding to help pay for construction of a new Sandy Hook Elementary School. Last week a Newtown task force endorsed...
  • Rep. Esty Right To Return NU Contributions — And Others

    Rep. Esty Right To Return NU Contributions — And Others
    U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty acted wisely last month when she returned $3,500 in campaign contributions from executives and lobbyists for Northeast Utilities, an energy company regulated by her husband, Dan Esty, who is the commissioner of the state...
  • No Wrongdoing Here, Just Some Distractions

    You pay attention to the wrong things. That's what three politicians claimed when caught in betrayals of the public interest in the past two weeks. With no credible explanation for their bad acts, each branded their controversy a "distraction" as they...
  • An Angry Obama Lashes Out At Senate's Rejection Of Gun Measures

    An Angry Obama Lashes Out At Senate's Rejection Of Gun Measures
    Angered by a resounding defeat Wednesday of proposed gun control legislation that grew out of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, President Barack Obama stood outside the White House with parents of murdered Newtown first-graders and vowed: "This...