Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

New England News
12:20 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

Congressional Democrats File Gun Magazine Limit Bill Once Again

Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.)
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Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, who took office one month after the Sandy Hook massacre, has filed a bill to limit the amount of bullets in gun magazines. The Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act would ban the importation, sale, transfer, manufacturing and future possession of magazines holding more than 10 bullets.

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New England News
5:04 pm
Thu February 5, 2015

Esty Leading Action On Gun Magazine Limits

Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.)
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Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty has filed a bill to limit the amount of bullets in gun magazines. The Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act would ban the importation, sale, transfer, manufacturing and future possession of magazines holding more than 10 bullets.

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WAMC News
8:39 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Local Officials' Reactions To President Obama's State Of The Union Speech

U.S. President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union Speech Tuesday night. Local officials react to issues mentioned ranging from free community college to the state of the economy to raising taxes on the wealthy.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon January 5, 2015

Congressional Corner with Elizabeth Esty

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  There’s a new sheriff in town.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock Republican control of the Senate is a setback.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue December 23, 2014

Congressional Corner with Elizabeth Esty

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  Some call it harsh interrogation, others say torture.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock the Senate report had some troubling details.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon December 22, 2014

Congressional Corner with Elizabeth Esty

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  With election day behind us, thoughts are turning to the 114th Congress.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock there will continue to be one major theme in her second term.

New England News
12:10 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Congressional Democrats Hopeful President's Actions Will Spur Reform

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During a primetime address Thursday, President Obama outlined executive actions to provide temporary relief to some five million undocumented immigrants living in the United States. The issue has generated heated debate, but little movement by Congress.

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New England News
5:51 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Esty: President Has Authority To Act On Immigration, But Not Substitute For Congressional Action

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.)
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During a primetime address Thursday evening, President Obama outlined executive actions to reform the immigration system – a topic of intense debate but little movement among lawmakers in Washington.

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New England News
5:00 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Blumenthal: Malloy's Victory Should Be Lesson For Washington

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Tuesday’s elections expanded the Republican hold on the House and swung the Senate in the GOP’s favor. With a new Congressional playing field, Connecticut Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal says those in Washington can learn from his state.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Congressional Corner with Elizabeth Esty

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  The Newtown massacre is as raw today as it was two years ago.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Sandy Hook was only the beginning.

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