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August 17, 2020 Press Release
“Groton is home to some of the most talented shipbuilders in the world, and today’s announcement by the Navy is another endorsement of the value that they and other private shipyards contribute to the readiness of our submarine force,” said Congressman Courtney.
July 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) and the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 7617, a legislative package that includes the defense appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2021. That measure includes funding Courtney has worked on a bipartisan basis to include that would restore a second, fully-funded Virginia-class submarine in FY 2021—the same funding level authorized in the FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that the House passed last week.

July 21, 2020 Press Release
“We’ve been working towards passage of this year’s NDAA ever since the Administration’s flawed budget request came over in February—"
July 7, 2020 Press Release
“Restoration of full funding for a second Virginia-class submarine topped the Navy’s list of unfunded priorities in 2021,” said Congressman Courtney,
July 2, 2020 Press Release
“I’m proud that this bill provides decisive and unqualified support for my effort to restore a second Virginia-class submarine in 2021,” Courtney added.
June 23, 2020 Press Release
With the help and input of all, I believe we have created a bipartisan mark that in fact addresses many, if not all, of these flaws in the budget that was foisted on us.
June 22, 2020 Press Release
“Today’s announcement means ‘Game on’ for this exciting and transformational project that will shape our region’s economy for the next two decades—and I know that our talented shipbuilders of Electric Boat are up to the challenge,” Chairman Courtney said.
June 19, 2020 Press Release

NORWICH, CT – Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, issued the following statement after the U.S. Navy announced its decision to uphold the firing of Captain Brett Crozier, the former Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt

June 5, 2020 Press Release
“As our nation enters the sixth month of a global health pandemic that has burdened every segment of American society, the men and women of the armed services have not been spared by its life threatening..."
June 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, gaveled in the Subcommittee for its first official hearing since March 11th.

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