Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the stock market's decline.  Dr. Chartock also shares his thoughts on Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty's decision not to seek a fourth term.

CT Rep. Esty Not Seeking Re-election

Apr 2, 2018
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Connecticut U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty says she won't seek re-election amid calls for her to resign because of her handling of a sexual harassment case involving her former chief of staff.

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Republicans will be playing defense in November.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the fifth district, wraps up her conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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What has Robert Mueller discovered?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the fifth district, continues her conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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Rex Tillerson’s rocky tenure is over.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the fifth district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Most people agree the nation’s infrastructure is in dire need of rebuilding and repair, but the disagreements often begin when the questioned is raised about how to pay for all the roads, bridges, rail lines and water systems. Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty is a Democrat from the 5th House District, and a member of a new and growing group in congress, The Problem Solvers Caucus.

The Mueller investigation is facing increasing criticism in some quarters.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty wraps up her conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

The American tax system is about to undergo a major overhaul.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. This conversation was recorded minutes before final votes in the House.

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

The Amtrak crash in Washington state has rail safety advocates fuming.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

For Democrats, the next election can’t some soon enough.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the fifth district, wraps up her discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Connecticut is facing a state budget crisis.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the fifth district, continues her discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Last night, a gunman on an upper floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada killed more than 50 people and wounded at least 400 others attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival – an outdoor country music festival.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Alan Chartock speaks with Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty from Connecticut’s 5th District about responsible gun control. 

Esty Talks Freight Rail With Industry Leaders

Aug 31, 2017
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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty met with industry leaders Monday to discuss the future of freight jobs in Connecticut. 

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

The future of America’s social safety net is murky.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the fifth district, wraps up her discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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Connecticut lawmakers are rallying behind a New Fairfield resident whom federal immigration officials have told to leave the country. 

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

In the end, Republicans left the Affordable Care Act in place – for now.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the fifth district, continues her discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Is bipartisanship still possible in Washington?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the fifth district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

With Republicans in control of Washington, Democrats are apprehensive about the future of Social Security and Medicare.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the fifth district, wraps up her conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Russia and the 2016 presidential election — it’s either a significant breach or “fake news.”

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the fifth district, continues her conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The parents of Sandy Hook found themselves back in the spotlight recently.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the fifth district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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Connecticut’s drug overdose crisis isn’t slowing down. Elected officials are raising the alarm.

Esty Holds Roundtable To Discuss SNAP

May 31, 2017

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty held a roundtable in Waterbury, Connecticut Wednesday to discuss the state’s use of a federal nutrition program.

House Approves VA Appeals Bill

May 25, 2017

A bill that updates the VA’s appeals process has passed the U.S. House.

Metro-North Derailment In Rye Renews Call For PTC

May 19, 2017
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A Metro-North commuter train derailment Thursday in Westchester County that authorities say resulted in minor injuries has federal lawmakers ramping calls for technology upgrades.

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Connecticut Congresswomen Elizabeth Esty and Rosa DeLauro are renewing calls for a major infrastructure plan. 

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Positive Train Control is still being delayed.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the fifth district, concludes her discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

The White House’s budget plan is predicated on massive cuts.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the fifth district, continues her discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

The president says the press is the enemy of the people.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the fifth district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Legislation To Update VA's Appeals Process

May 3, 2017

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, both Democrats from Connecticut, have announced legislation that updates the VA’s appeals process. 

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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from Connecticut’s 5th House District, says scientists getting involved in protests this weekend is a big deal. 

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