Representative Elizabeth Esty's Public Statements

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Full Name: Elizabeth Esty
Current Office: U.S. House - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last 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
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7/18/14 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 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/03/14 Gov. Malloy, Members of Conn. Congressional Delegation Meet with U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx 7/02/14 Connecticut Congressional Delegation, Members Of New York Delegation Call For Repeal Of Law Compelling Sale Of Plum Island, Enabling Preservation Of Environmental Treasure 6/30/14 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives on Appropriations, and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations - Plum Island 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/23/14 Murphy, Esty Collinsville Dam Legislation Headed to President Obama's Desk 6/20/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions 6/20/14 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault 6/20/14 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims 6/19/14 Letter to Senator Reid, Senator McConnell, Senator Durbin and Senator Cornyn - Confirmation of Linda Shwartz to the VA 6/18/14 Rep. Elizabeth Esty Helps Introduce Military and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act 6/18/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash 6/18/14 Langevin, Michaud, Esty Introduce Military and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act 6/17/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers 6/16/14 Rep. Elizabeth Esty's Statement on the Supreme Court Upholding Federal Law Prohibiting Straw Purchases of Guns 6/16/14 Rep. Elizabeth Esty's Statement on Current Situation in Iraq 6/13/14 Letter to Matthew Shay, President & CEO of the National Retail Federation - Gun Violence 6/12/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei 6/10/14 Hartford Courant- Esty, Himes Critical of "Inadequate" Transportation Infrastructure Act 6/10/14 Rep. Elizabeth Esty Calls on Congress to Pass Paycheck Fairness Act on 51st Anniversary of Equal Pay Act 6/09/14 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 6/06/14 Rep. Elizabeth Esty's Statement on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day 6/02/14 Rep. Elizabeth Esty's Statement on EPA's Proposal to Cut Carbon Emissions from Coal Plants 6/02/14 Letter to Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Campaign Finance Decisions 6/02/14 My Record Journal - Editorial: Moving Forward on Flood Control 5/30/14 The CT Mirror - Esty, Other Gun Control Proponents, Shift Focus to Mentally Ill 5/30/14 Rep. Elizabeth Esty Helps Introduce Major Mental Health Gun Violence Prevention Legislation 5/30/14 Rep. Elizabeth Esty's Statement on Secretary Shinseki's Resignation 5/30/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking 5/29/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal 5/29/14 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations 5/29/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras 5/29/14 Rep. Elizabeth Esty's Amendment Strengthening Background Check System Passes U.S. House of Representatives 5/29/14 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 5/28/14 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 5/27/14 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns 5/27/14 Rep. Elizabeth Esty Applauds Obama Administration's STEM Initiatives 5/27/14 News Times - Esty: Congress Is About Public Service 5/24/14 News Times - Esty Carried Newtown With Her to Congress 5/23/14 Rep. Elizabeth Esty's Statement on the Passage of the National Defense Authorization Act 5/23/14 Esty, Murphy Applaud Senate Passage of Collinsville Dam Legislation 5/23/14 Connecticut Delegation Seeks Audit Results for Connecticut VA Medical Facilities 5/23/14 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Concerns 5/22/14 Rep. Elizabeth Esty Votes to Hold VA Executives Accountable 5/22/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits 5/21/14 House Committee Passes Portion Of Rail Safety Enforcement Act 5/20/14 Reps. Kind, Ros-Lehtinen, Schwartz and Esty Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Social Security Benefits for All Legally Married Couples 5/20/14 Rep. Elizabeth Esty Applauds Passage of Water Infrastructure Bill 5/20/14 Rep. Elizabeth Esty Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Social Security Benefits for All Legally Married Couples