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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 31, 2020 Press Release
“Today’s passage of the House’s second appropriations bill was a big step forward for some priorities that are important to eastern Connecticut, and to the nation,” said Rep. Courtney.
July 31, 2020 Press Release
“I want to congratulate Nancy Cowser, Melinda Wilson, and the rest of the team at SeCTer on receiving this crucial award from the U.S. Department of Commerce and EDA,” said Congressman Courtney.
July 30, 2020 Press Release
“Child care is essential, and these bills are absolutely necessary to clear a major roadblock on our nation’s path towards economic recovery,” said Congressman Courtney.
July 30, 2020 Press Release
"It is time to wake up and get serious," Courtney said. "The blueprint is there with the HEROES Act in terms of making sure that we heed the warnings of President Trump’s own economic advisors, [like] Chairman Powell, and look at the numbers the morning—historic, jaw-dropping."
July 23, 2020 Press Release
The lawmakers asked that the new funding be specifically targeted towards producers who were ineligible, or did not receive sufficient assistance from the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), or from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Section 12005 funds.
July 1, 2020 Press Release
“The Moving Forward Act is the first infrastructure package in history to address the crumbling foundations crisis,” said Rep. Courtney.
June 10, 2020 Press Release
Yesterday, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) joined Rep. Joseph D. Morelle (NY-25) and 55 other Members of Congress in writing to Treasury Department Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin and...
May 27, 2020 Press Release
“We’ve got thousands of small employers, non-profits, mom-and-pop stores, manufacturers and other small businesses in eastern Connecticut who are facing permanent financial damage from COVID-19 because their business interruption insurance fails to cover losses and closure due to the COVID-19 pandemics,” said Congressman Courtney.

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