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Southeastern Connecticut towns and cities were allocated more than $110 million in direct support while U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney’s 2nd Congressional district will see more than $250 million.
"It is noteworthy at the outset that the nearly $12 billion request for submarine construction and development is the largest investment in our undersea fleet since the 1980s,” said Chairman Courtney.
September 21, 2021 Press Release
“Congratulations to all the students and teachers at Thames River Magnate School on the hard work and dedication that it took to earn this national recognition today."
September 20, 2021 Press Release
"Australia, the U.K. and the U.S. share a common history and a common destiny," the Members said. "As co-chairs of the Friends of Australia Caucus, we welcome the announcement of the Australia-UK-US (AUKUS) trilateral security partnership as a critical venue for further cooperation."
September 20, 2021 In The News
“The employer interest in that is extremely strong,” Courtney said this week. “This morning one of my staffers was on a conference call with the workforce boards in Connecticut, [they said] the phone is ringing off the hook..."