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February 10, 2021 Press Release
"We’ve still got millions waiting for vaccines, our schools need more resources to stay open safely, and families and local businesses are fighting hard just to stay solvent. We’ve got to kick it into higher gear," said Rep. Courtney.
February 5, 2021 Press Release
"It’s long past time that Congress reinvest in these successful programs, and it couldn’t come at a more important time for our region with so much work on the horizon, and while so many are looking hard for new opportunities," said Rep. Courtney.
February 5, 2021 Press Release
“Economic experts from the former Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, to Mark Zandi at Moody’s Analytics, to our new Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, acknowledge that we need bold action to overcome COVID-19 and help Americans get back on track,” said Courtney.
February 2, 2021 Press Release

NORWICH, CT—Today, Rep. Joe Courtney (CT-02), Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Chris Murphy (D-CT), and Reps. John Larson (CT-01), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Jim Himes (CT-04) and Jahana Hayes (CT-05), announced that Connecticut fishermen have officially secured an increase in commercial harvest quota allocations for black sea bass. Today’s announcement comes following the Connecticut Congressional delegation’s recent outreach to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC) and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Council (ASMFC) in support of Connecticut’s fishermen.

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 21, 2020 Press Release
“My office works with families, small businesses, and others throughout eastern Connecticut every day who need more help during COVID-19—they don’t need special treatment, they just need Congress to work together and do their job,” said Rep. Courtney. “Today, the House led the way once again to authorize new, bipartisan COVID-19 relief."
December 21, 2020 Press Release
“The restoration of this submarine is a victory for the thousands of men and women who work hard every single day building the most capable submarines in the world," said Courtney.
November 18, 2020 Press Release
“In a year of absolute uncertainty, the Trump Administration’s original proposal to have America construct the fewest number of combatant vessels in over a decade, and to eliminate construction of an entire Virginia-class submarine in the process, remains one of the most puzzling aspects,” said Chairman Courtney.
November 18, 2020 Press Release
“There has been a groundswell of input from small marinas, local and state officials, large stakeholders like Submarine Naval Base New London, Electric Boat, and many others, all strongly in favor of the sound selection of the ELDS,” said Congressman Courtney.
October 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, welcomed the support of Governor Ned Lamont in the effort to protect the Air National Guard’s C-130 aircraft fleet.

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