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13 hrs ago | News Times

Esty pushes for brownfields cleanups

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, Connecticut 5th District, left, talks with New Milford Mayor Patricia Murphy at the Century Brass mill, in New Milford, Conn, where Esty announced a brownfield cleanup bill she is promoting, on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Milford, CT, New Milford, CT, Connecticut

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Hartford Courant

U.S. Energy Chief In Connecticut Monday

U.S. Energy Secretary Dr. Ernest Moniz is in Connecticut on Monday for a meeting on energy supply and delivery in New England.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Connecticut, Ansonia, CT

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Himes, Esty hold fundraising advantages

Dr. Joe Bentivegna, an opthamologist from Fairfield who practices in Rocky Hill, is the fourth Republican to enter the 4th District congressional race as a would-be challenger to the Democratic incumbent, Jim Himes.

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Related Topix: US News, Greenwich, CT, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Apr 17, 2014

National Journal

Tobacco Lobby Opens a New Playbook for E-Cigarettes

One e-cigarette maker markets a flavor called "Congress," with a website displaying a photo of the Capitol and describing the taste as "refined tobacco."

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Related Topix: US News, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate

Sunherald.com

Official: Recovering drug addicts should speak up

Michael Botticelli, acting director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, said Thursday that 23 million Americans are in recovery from substance abuse.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, Democrat, Senator Chris Murphy, US House of Representatives

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Esty Ramps Up Fundraising In First Quarter

Freshman U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty ramped up fundraising in the first three months of the year, raising more than Reps.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Larson, Rosa DeLauro, Litchfield, CT, Willington, CT

WTNH

State to undertake highway projects to help frustrated commuters

Even in the middle of the day, there's a lot of traffic on the section of Interstate 84 by the mall in Waterbury.

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Related Topix: Waterbury, CT, Bristol, CT, Southington, CT, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Hartford Courant

State Prepares For $400 Million I-84 Widening Project In Waterbury

Work may begin this year on a $400 million project to widen I-84 at the infamous bottleneck just east of downtown, part of an ambitious five-year plan for highway and bridge improvements across the state, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Waterbury, CT, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Senator Richard Blumenthal

StamfordPlus.com

On Tax Day, Rep. Elizabeth Esty Renews Call for Comprehensive Tax Reform

On Tax Day, Rep. Elizabeth Esty renewed her call for Congress to take steps to restore predictability for small businesses and fairness for middle-class families.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Small Business, Personal Finance

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Hispanic Business

John Rowland, Disgraced Conn. Governor, Indicted Again

April 11--Former Gov. John G. Rowland was indicted Thursday on conspiracy and other charges associated with two federal election campaigns, one of them involving a sham contract written to conceal $35,000 he was paid for political advice to congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Hartford Courant

Defense Contractors Increase Political Donations

Connecticut's largest defense contractors are stepping up political donations to key lawmakers as competition increases for shrinking defense dollars.

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Related Topix: Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Sikorsky Aircraft, Aerospace-Defense, Manufacturing, United Technologies, Hamilton Sundstrand

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Day

Blumenthal, Esty call for end to advertising e-cigarettes to children

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, have each introduced legislation to ban electronic-cigarette companies from advertising their products to children.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Law, Healthcare Law, US House of Representatives, Family, Kids, Smoking, Health, Medicine, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

OUPblog

Make the tax system safe for interstate telecommuting: pass H.R. 4085

Telecommuting benefits employers, employees, and society at large. Telecommuting expands work opportunities for the disabled, for those who live far from major metropolitan areas, and for the parents of young children who value the ability to work at home.

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Related Topix: Tax, New York, Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative James Himes

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Washington Times

Blumenthal, Esty to discuss curbs on e-cigarettes

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty will host a discussion in Hartford about their efforts to curb the use of electronic cigarettes by children and adolescents.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, US House of Representatives

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Technology Marketing

Poisoning From E-Cigarettes Gives Lawmakers Added Ammunition

A new government study of e-cigarettes provides new ammunition for lawmakers looking to impose tighter regulations on the smoke-free product.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Marketing, Food and Drug Administration, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives

StamfordPlus.com

Rep. Elizabeth Esty Congratulates White House Champions of Change Award Recipients from Newtown

Today, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty congratulated Newtown residents, Mark Barden and Sarah Clements, for winning the White House Champions of Change Award for their advocacy on gun violence prevention.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Newtown, CT

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Day

Rowland's arrogance again his undoing

John G. Rowland is an arrogant and reckless man, seemingly devoid of scruples. Ten years ago, he resigned as Connecticut governor for accepting gifts from state contractors and lying about it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Prison

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Connecticut Post

Defense official defends Russian chopper

The Department of Defense said Friday it understood Congress' concerns about its $550 million contract with Russia's state-owned arms dealer, but gave no indication it would heed repeated calls to cancel the deal.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Republican, John Cornyn, Senator Chris Murphy, Sikorsky Aircraft, Aerospace-Defense

Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Hartford Courant

How Might Russian Economic Sanctions Be Felt In Connecticut?

With the United States threatening broad sanctions against major sectors of the Russian economy, from financial services to mining, what exactly that would mean for businesses in Connecticut is difficult to tease out.

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Related Topix: Russia, World News, Asia, Rosa DeLauro, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Security, United Technologies Corporation, GE Aircraft Engines, Hamilton Sundstrand, Aerospace-Defense

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