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Courtney highlighted President Biden’s visit to Connecticut, and re-emphasized the President’s call for support to America’s child daycare centers—support that is needed to help working parents re-enter the economy, and which is included in the House’s Build Back Better legislation.
“Today is great news for the many workers in eastern Connecticut who rely on both Shore Line East and Amtrak trains to get to work every day—connecting them back with their jobs and livelihoods is another important step in our recovery,” said Rep. Courtney.
September 23, 2021 Press Release
“At a time when America’s national security priorities continue to shift towards the maritime domain—a necessity underscored just recently by the historic new AUKUS alliance—our 2022 NDAA is exactly what’s needed to ensure we’re prepared to overcome tomorrow’s challenges,” said Rep. Courtney.
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..."
“The Build Back Better plan is an example of how Congress can work to deliver on behalf of real American workers and families,” said Congressman Courtney.
August 10, 2021 Press Release
“The Senate’s bipartisan action is an important success in showing the country that Congress can do big things on a bipartisan basis,” said Rep. Courtney.
"This federal funding is going to help the Eugene O’Neill Theater and the other local venues we love to hit the ground running this summer after a tough year, and it’s another example of why I voted to pass the American Rescue Plan," Courtney said.
“We’re seeing over and over again how the American Rescue Plan is targeted at our local recovery in eastern Connecticut, and it’s great to see support coming home to assist the historic Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam,” Rep. Courtney said.
July 1, 2021 Press Release
“The INVEST in America Act would provide our state with the funding we need to complete some of our biggest and most important infrastructure priorities, creating jobs and giving a boost to every single family and business entity that uses our highways and bridges," said Rep. Courtney.
“America is going to lean heavily on the work of our U.S. Navy as our national security priorities pivot towards the Indo-Pacific and the Arctic, which will require a higher rate of submarine deployments at a time where public shipyards are facing huge backlogs, requiring private yards to fill the breach,” said Chairman Courtney.