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Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee

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May 18, 2021 Press Release
Good Morning and thank you Chairman Garamendi and Ranking Member Lamborn for conducting this joint hearing...
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.

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 1, 2021 Press Release
“We’re starting the New Year with a big win for our U.S. Navy and for eastern Connecticut—the President’s attempt to veto the bipartisan NDAA has officially been voted down, and construction of the crucial second Virginia-class submarine has once and for all been restored in 2021,” said Chairman Courtney.
December 28, 2020 Press Release
“I’m proud to join my colleagues on both sides of the aisle in voting to overturn President Trump’s reckless veto of the bipartisan NDAA, and to ensure that Congress for the 60th year passes this measure,” said Chairman Courtney.
December 23, 2020 Press Release

VERNON, CT – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, issued the following statement today after President Donald Trump vetoed the overwhelmingly bipartisan 2021 National Defense Authorization Act in a move to defund the United States Armed Forces and deny a pay raise American troops:

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