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Danbury News-Times Endorses Elizabeth Esty for Re-Election

Posted on October 30, 2016

DANBURY, CT – This morning, the Danbury News-Times endorsed Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty for re-election for the 5th Congressional District. Excerpts from the editorial are below. Click here to read the entire editorial. “She has worked effectively to increase funding for STEM education and training, and helped craft a five-year transportation bill, which will bring $3.6 […]

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Lakeville Journal Endorses Elizabeth Esty for Re-Election

Posted on October 28, 2016

LAKEVILLE, CT – Today, the Lakeville Journal endorsed Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty for re-election for the 5th Congressional District. Excerpts from the editorial are below. Click here to read the entire editorial. “Elizabeth Esty has grown in her role and has been strong on gun control, immigration reform, and helping constituents tap into government money they are […]

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Courant Endorsement: Rep. Esty Is Productive And Bipartisan

Posted on October 27, 2016

Voters in Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District are fortunate to have Democrat Elizabeth Esty in the House. Ms. Esty, 57, of Cheshire, is a workhorse who will cross the aisle to reach common ground with Republicans. We endorse her for another term over her challenger, Republican Clay Cope, 54, of Sherman. Why Ms. Esty? Ms. Esty […]

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Hartford Courant Endorses Elizabeth Esty for Re-Election

Posted on October 27, 2016

HARTFORD, CT – Today, the Hartford Courant endorsed Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty for re-election for the 5th Congressional District. Excerpts from the editorial are below. Click here to read the entire editorial. “Voters in Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District are fortunate to have Democrat Elizabeth Esty in the House. Ms. Esty, 57, of Cheshire, is a workhorse […]

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Hartford Courant Endorses Elizabeth Esty for Re-Election

Posted on October 27, 2016

HARTFORD, CT – Today, the Hartford Courant endorsed Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty for re-election for the 5th Congressional District. Excerpts from the editorial are below. Click here to read the entire editorial. “Voters in Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District are fortunate to have Democrat Elizabeth Esty in the House. Ms. Esty, 57, of Cheshire, is a workhorse […]

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Esty talks vocational schools, more in visit to Herald office

Posted on October 17, 2016

NEW BRITAIN — In a wide-ranging 90-minute discussion with The New Britain Herald editorial board Monday, U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-5) talked on a variety of subjects from vocational schools and community colleges to gun laws and Donald Trump. Esty, who is being challenged by Republican Clay Copes, spoke passionately about the importance of vocational […]

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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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