Elizabeth Esty

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The U.S. House of Representatives is considering a bill that would roll back regulations on gun silencers that have been on the books for 80 years.

Trump’s Address Receives Mixed Reviews From Connecticut Lawmakers

Mar 1, 2017
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Members of Connecticut’s all-Democratic congressional delegation are offering mixed reviews to Republican President Donald Trump’s joint speech to Congress Tuesday night.

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U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty, D-CT5, is hopeful that this week’s efforts by Congressional Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act will be delayed.

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said on Monday he believes there will be three Republican senators who will vote with Democrats to block the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

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Wednesday will mark four years since the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting. Since then, 120,000 Americans have lost their lives to gun violence.

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty represents Connecticut’s Fifth District, which includes Newtown. She says those numbers are unacceptable.

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