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WASHINGTON—Today Congressman Joe Courtney released the following statement after voting in favor of the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill, negotiated between the House and Senate after passage of the House version of the NDAA in May, will now go to the Senate floor for approval.
Trade Adjustment Assistance will help workers gain new skills
Freight Line awarded $8.2 million for critical upgrades to connect New London, Norwich, Willimantic, Stafford to Canadian border
Washington—Today, Congressman Joe Courtney announced a $25,000 federal grant to CLiCK (Commercially Licensed Co-Operative Kitchen), Inc. of Willimantic. Awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Rural Business Enterprise Grant will help fund the purchase of commercial kitchen equipment for use by regional farmers and others seeking to incubate small local culinary businesses. CLiCK, Inc. will be equipped to enable local food growers process their produce, connecting them with markets and directly to customers.