Elizabeth Esty http://wamc.org en Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-elizabeth-esty-6 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The international community is scrambling to put the clamps on Vladimir Putin.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Ukrainians in her district are concerned.</p><p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 86812 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-elizabeth-esty-5 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty took over for now-U.S. Senator Chris Murphy after the last election cycle.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Esty describes her district to WAMC’s Alan Chartock.</p><p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 86811 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty Rep. Esty On Obama Address, Farm Bill "No" Vote http://wamc.org/post/rep-esty-obama-address-farm-bill-no-vote <p>Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from Connecticut, is weighing in on the president’s State of the Union address and the Farm Bill passed today.</p><p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:00:44 +0000 Jessica Marshall 82837 at http://wamc.org Rep. Esty On Obama Address, Farm Bill "No" Vote Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-elizabeth-esty-4 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Is American manufacturing ready for a rebirth?</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Democrat Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she has been working hard on the issue.</p><p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 82234 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-elizabeth-esty-3 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Recent troubles with commuter rail, including a fatal crash, have officials concerned.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Democrat Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she wants a rail safety hearing.</p><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 15:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 82233 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-elizabeth-esty-2 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty took office just after Newtown.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that not enough gun reform has taken place since then.</p><p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 15:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 82232 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty Conn. Delegation To Speak On Newtown Anniversary http://wamc.org/post/conn-delegation-speak-newtown-anniversary <p>Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are commemorating the upcoming six-month anniversary of the school shooting in Newtown with speeches on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.</p><p>Reps. Elizabeth Esty, Rosa DeLauro, John Larson, Joe Courtney and Jim Himes, all Democrats, are scheduled to address their colleagues this morning.</p><p>They are expected to renew their call for federal action on enhanced background checks for gun purchases, a proposal that failed to receive enough support in the Senate back in April despite public support.</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 12:44:28 +0000 Jaired Crofut 66897 at http://wamc.org Conn. Delegation To Speak On Newtown Anniversary Congressional Corner with Elizabeth Esty http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-elizabeth-esty-1 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Will Congress pass comprehensive immigration reform?</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that it’s time for Congress to get serious about a broken system.</p><p> Fri, 24 May 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 65329 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Elizabeth Esty http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-elizabeth-esty-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>President Obama’s popularity could have a major effect on the midterm elections.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that her constituents are more attuned to daily life than the gridlock of Washington.</p><p> Thu, 23 May 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 65327 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Elizabeth Esty http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-elizabeth-esty <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty makes her debut with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.</p><p> Wed, 22 May 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 65325 at http://wamc.org