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Elizabeth Esty's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Elizabeth Esty
Office: U.S. House (CT) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Dan; 3 Children: Sarah, Thomas, Jonathan
Birth Date: 08/25/1959
Birth Place: Oak Park, IL
Home City: Cheshire, CT
Date Title
July 18, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Publish Revised Poultry Slaughter Rule, Open New Public Comment Period, Solicit Public Comments
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 19, 2014 Letter to Senator Reid, Senator McConnell, Senator Durbin and Senator Cornyn - Confirmation of Linda Shwartz to the VA
June 18, 2014 Rep. Elizabeth Esty Helps Introduce Military and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act
May 30, 2014 Rep. Elizabeth Esty's Statement on Secretary Shinseki's Resignation
May 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns
May 23, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Concerns
May 23, 2014 Connecticut Delegation Seeks Audit Results for Connecticut VA Medical Facilities
May 22, 2014 Rep. Elizabeth Esty Votes to Hold VA Executives Accountable
May 15, 2014 Rep. Elizabeth Esty's Statement on VA Secretary Eric Shinseki Testifying Before Congress Today
April 24, 2014 Rep. Elizabeth Esty Urges Participation in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
April 23, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Recognize Naloxene as a Safe and Effective Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug for Over-the-Counter Use
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
March 27, 2014 DeGette Joins Reps. Esty, Schakowsky, Bustos, Ruiz, and Bishop In Introducing Legislation to Protect Children From E-Cigarettes
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
Dec. 10, 2013 Murphy, Blumenthal, Esty Statement on New Federal Investment in Mental Health Services
Nov. 22, 2013 Esty Announces $1,548,197 Grant Awarded to Western Connecticut Health Network's Preventive Medicine Residency Training Program
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Nov. 13, 2013 Providing for Consideration of Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2013 and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2013
Oct. 16, 2013 Protein Sciences
Sept. 12, 2013 National Suicide Prevention Week
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
Aug. 2, 2013 Esty Votes Against Bill to Prevent ACA Implementation
July 24, 2013 House Passes Esty Amendments to Support Suicide Prevention for Military Servicemembers, Reintegration Programs for National Guard & Reserve Soldiers
July 22, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, Esty Announce $112K Affordable Care Act Grant Award to Danbury Primary Care Program
June 3, 2013 Esty Backs Legislation to Protect Patients
May 16, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 45, Repeal of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Health Care
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Affordable, Quality Health Care
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