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Elizabeth Esty

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  • Esty, Greenberg Spar Over Campaign Tactics

    Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty continued to hit her Republican opponent, Mark Greenberg, over an email that referenced the killing of reporter Steven Sotloff in Syria earlier this month. "I'm baffled that Mark Greenberg would send an offensive...
  • 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...
  • 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 Tours Farmington Manufacturer

    Esty Tours Farmington Manufacturer
    FARMINGTON — U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, told workers at Turbine Technologies Thursday that businesses should work with schools to provide the kind of education that will train the next generation of manufacturing workers. Turbine...
  • Esty Receives Backing of National Veterans Group

    U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty's reelection effort is a getting a boost from a non-partisan national veterans publication. Veterans Vision, which is published by the Center for American Homeless Veterans, cited Esty's advocacy on behalf of veterans. The...
  • Esty Seeks Support For Farmington River 'Wild And Scenic' Bill

    SIMSBURY — U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, appealed to officials and environmental groups Monday for help in building support for a bill that would give federal wild and scenic designation to part of the Farmington River. Esty met in town...
  • Greenberg Was Sued Many Times; Says Litigation By Tenants, Others Was Routine

    Greenberg Was Sued Many Times; Says Litigation By Tenants, Others Was Routine
    Mark Greenberg, the real estate multimillionaire who's challenging first-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty in the 5th Congressional District, has been sued dozens of times in claims ranging from injuries due to falls in his buildings, his alleged...
  • Sleazy Tobacco Saga Ends With Prison Term

    The curtain falls on one of the sorriest incidents in recent Connecticut political history with the sentencing this week of the last of eight defendants in a campaign finance scandal. Paul Rogers, co-owner of a Waterbury smoke shop, was given six months...