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It is the honor of a lifetime to represent eastern Connecticut and advance our top priorities in Washington, and during the 116th Congress my team and I checked off some major milestones for our region that will support jobs and manufacturing, lower the cost of healthcare for seniors and middle class families, expand benefits for Vietnam veterans, and more.
“The final negotiated version of the 2021 NDAA includes the Seapower Subcommittee’s year-long effort to buck the Trump Budget and fully restore construction of the second Virginia-class submarine, it sets course on the decades-long journey to see the new Columbia-class program through to completion, and it provides steadfast support to our men and women in uniform and to eastern Connecticut’s manufacturing sector,” said Congressman Courtney.
Courtney Statement On Release Of Senate Defense Appropriations Bill Without Full Funding For Restoration Of Second 2021 Virginia Class Submarine“Over the last ten years, sworn testimony before the Congress from combatant commanders, outside defense experts and Navy leadership has been unanimous—the Navy needs more submarines,” Chairman Courtney said.
“Health care and social workers have been waiting for years, long before COVID, to have their safety taken seriously while they’re working hard to ensure everyone else’s,” said Courtney.
“This year, with more bipartisan support than ever before and the support of the Biden Administration, we can’t let it stop here,” Courtney continued.
April 14, 2021 Press Release
“No amount of money is going to heal the loss of a family member, or a loved one. But this new relief program will help ease the financial strain of so many American families who have suffered so much during the past year," Courtney said.