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March 10, 2021 Press Release
“The American Rescue Plan is a bold response to a totally unprecedented and economically existential threat that cannot be met with half-measures," said Courtney. "Our bill will seriously ramp-up the federal response with a nationwide vaccine program, and with provisions that protect and expand healthcare for our most vulnerable citizens.”
March 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Reps. Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), John B. Larson (CT-01), Joe Courtney (CT-02), Jim Himes (CT-04), and Jahana Hayes (CT-05) voted to send the American Rescue Plan to President Biden’s desk to be signed into the law. The $1.9 trillion relief package originated in the House, which voted to pass an earlier version of the bill on February 26.

February 26, 2021 Press Release
“Today’s announcement of a new agreement between the City of New London and the wind project developers is a long overdue restructuring of payments to New London that is much fairer to the taxpayers of the city,” Rep. Courtney said.
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.

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