Elizabeth Esty

The Congress is divided over negotiations with Iran.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock the Senate Republicans who sent a letter to Iran were out of line. This interview was recorded ahead of Israel’s elections Wednesday.

Rail safety reform may have new momentum after several recent crashes.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that this should not be a partisan issue.

It has been more than two years since Newtown. In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that her latest gun reform bill deserves attention.

    The international community is scrambling to put the clamps on Vladimir Putin.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Ukrainians in her district are concerned.

    Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty took over for now-U.S. Senator Chris Murphy after the last election cycle.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Esty describes her district to WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Rep. Esty On Obama Address, Farm Bill "No" Vote

Jan 29, 2014

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.

    Is American manufacturing ready for a rebirth?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Democrat Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she has been working hard on the issue.

    Recent troubles with commuter rail, including a fatal crash, have officials concerned.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Democrat Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she wants a rail safety hearing.

    Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty took office just after Newtown.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that not enough gun reform has taken place since then.

Conn. Delegation To Speak On Newtown Anniversary

Jun 13, 2013
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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.

Reps. Elizabeth Esty, Rosa DeLauro, John Larson, Joe Courtney and Jim Himes, all Democrats, are scheduled to address their colleagues this morning.

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.

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