Congressman Courtney Introduces Legislation To Reduce Violence Against Health Care And Social Service WorkersCongressman Joe Courtney (CT-02), a senior Member of the House Education and Labor Committee, introduced legislation this week to curb rising rates of workplace violence facing health care and social service employees such as nurses, physicians, emergency responders, medical assistants, and social workers.
Congressman Courtney signaled support for upcoming legislation that would disapprove of President Trump’s recently announced national emergency declaration. Click to read more.
Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) joined in celebrating Ayanti Grant, who was recognized with an award from the NAACP Robertsine Duncan Youth Council at their annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Luncheon for her years of commitment and dedication to public service in Norwich, CT. Ms. Grant, who oversees the operations of Congressman Courtney’s office in Norwich as District Director, was recognized in particular for her work in administering service to youth and families.
Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) voted for the ninth time to immediately fund the U.S. Coast Guard and other federal agencies, and to end the ongoing partial government shutdown. It was the ninth piece of legislation brought forth by House Democrats and that Congressman Courtney voted in favor of to open the government and end the partial government shutdown for the 800,000 Americans who have either been furloughed or are working without pay.
In recent years, more and more homeowners in our region have discovered that their home foundations are crumbling due to the presence of a mineral called pyrrhotite in the stone aggregate originally used to mix the concrete.
“Today’s announcement from Governor Lamont makes it official: Griswold will not be the site of a new State Police gun range,” said Congressman Courtney. “The people of Griswold, from local citizens to municipal leaders, have resisted this move at every opportunity over the last three years."
April 23, 2019 Press Release
“Once again, CBO has debunked the myth that private sector submarine maintenance availabilities cost significantly more than those conducted in the public shipyards,” Chairman Courtney said.
April 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Joe Courtney (CT-02) released the following statement after Attorney General William Barr’s press conference on Special Counsel Mueller’s report: