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May 18, 2021 Press Release
"I am honored to be designated as a member of the bipartisan Board of Visitors for the Coast Guard Academy, and I’m looking forward to joining President Biden tomorrow as we celebrate and congratulate these hardworking young Americans on their achievements," Courtney said.
May 4, 2021 Press Release
“Eastern Connecticut’s manufacturing workforce is already taking on some of today’s biggest opportunities, and today’s visit from the Cabinet Secretaries couldn’t have come at a better time,” said Congressman Courtney.
April 29, 2021 Press Release
“China and Russia haven’t stopped pushing the boundaries of their maritime claims, and the U.S. Senate has a chance to put more weight behind America’s response by ratifying the UNCLOS treaty,” said Chairman Courtney.
April 21, 2021 In The News

In the rush of events that have cascaded through Washington, D.C., over the last three months, one remarkable milestone deserves a second look. On Jan. 1, 2021 — just a few days before the insurrection at the Capitol, in the final hours of the 116th Congress of the United States — the U.S. Congress added one more plot twist to the record books of the Trump presidency when huge, bipartisan majorities in the U.S.

April 14, 2021 Press Release
"As a member of the House Armed Services committee, I will work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to ensure a successful execution of this plan," said Courtney.
March 19, 2021 Press Release
“The Navy’s announcement today of contract execution for the ‘option’ Virginia-class submarine—funded in last year’s NDAA and FY 2021 Omnibus budget—is the exclamation point on Congress’s efforts to protect our nation’s submarine fleet and industrial base,” said Chairman Courtney.
February 3, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) was again selected to lead the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces as Chairman in the 117th Congress.  Courtney was named Chairman this afternoon at the Democratic organizing caucus for the House Armed Services Committee. Rep. Courtney has been a member on the panel since he was a freshman in Congress in 2007, and completed his first term as its Chairman in the 116th Congress.

January 22, 2021 Press Release
“The Seapower Subcommittee learned back in 2016 that if we didn’t replace the aging training ships assigned to the State Maritime Academies across the country, it wouldn’t be long until..."
January 21, 2021 Press Release
“Secretary-designate Austin and I had a good exchange today, and I welcomed his decision to appear before our bipartisan panel,” said Congressman Courtney.
January 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) issued the following statement after Rep. Adam Smith (WA-09), the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, announced that Secretary-Designate General Lloyd Austin (U.S. Army, Ret.) will appear before the Armed Services Committee on Thursday to discuss his nomination to serve as the next Secretary of Defense under President Joseph R. Biden. On Friday, Chairman Smith introduced legislation to provide a statutory exception to allow Gen.

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