Elizabeth Esty

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This Thursday will mark five years since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut that killed 20 children and six educators. Members of Connecticut’s U.S. congressional delegation will commemorate the date this week with a call for acts of kindness.

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Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have pulled a bill that would have eased federal restrictions on the purchase of gun silencers. U.S. Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, D-CT5, says it’s a move in the right direction and she’s glad the bill is off the table.

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In Connecticut, a father of two U.S.-born children faces deportation to Guatemala in 10 days.

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Connecticut’s representatives to the U.S House are preparing for their 2018 re-election by raising funds now.

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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.