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April 28, 2021 Press Release
“President Biden’s clear-eyed address tonight leaves no doubt that he is determined to deliver real results for the American people,” said Congressman Courtney.
February 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) voted to pass the Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act (H.R. 803). The legislation is a package of eight bills, each of which received bipartisan votes of support in the previous 116th Congress. H.R. 803 provides approximately 1.5 million acres of public land with new permanent and lasting protections, protects more than 1.2 million acres of public land from new oil and gas mining claims, and incorporates more than 1,200 river miles into the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System (NWSRS).

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.
October 2, 2020 Press Release
“Connecticut is one of the Heritage Fishing Areas,” stated Rep. Courtney in his opening remarks.
August 7, 2020 Press Release
Courtney’s letter encourages Chairman Gillett to include in PURA’s investigation a thorough review of the “superb response to Isaias by Connecticut’s Municipal Public Utilities, many of which are in Connecticut’s Second District."
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 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) and the House of Representatives voted to pass the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020 (H.R. 7575). The 2020 WRDA would authorize the study and construction of locally driven projects across the U.S. in cooperation and consultation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. These projects are essential to everything from preserving and growing our nation’s economy, to protecting our communities, to maintaining quality of life. H.R.

February 26, 2020 Press Release
“The Last Green Valley is an incredible asset to eastern Connecticut and to all of our region,” said Congressman Courtney.
June 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) voted to pass the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 (H.R. 3351). The appropriations measure provides $24.6 billion to cover a broad range of government functions and services, including the Department of Treasury, Executive Office of the President, District of Columbia and Federal Judiciary, the Small Business Administration, and the Election Assistance Commission.

June 25, 2019 Press Release
“Plum Island is home to a diverse ecosystem, and it is a critical habitat for marine animals, migratory birds, and rare plants,” said the Representatives. “

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