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Congressman Joe Courtney

Representing the 2nd District of Connecticut

Health Care

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December 5, 2019 Press Release
“The goal of our bill is to ensure that no student is put at a disadvantage while pursuing a higher education degree because they have a disability,” said Congressman Courtney.
November 21, 2019 Press Release
“Workplace assaults against nurses, health care professionals, and social service workers occur more often than in any other profession,” said Congressman Courtney.
November 6, 2019 Press Release
“The Lower Drug Costs Now Act has a chance to be the most significant legislation on health care that the 116th Congress will accomplish,” said Congressman Courtney, following the discussion.
October 29, 2019 Press Release
“The USDA has made investments towards projects in towns across eastern Connecticut, and this latest grant award is a major investment in the health of our region, specifically in Windham and Tolland counties,” said Congressman Courtney.
October 28, 2019 Press Release
“Senator Wellstone was a giant in Congress, and an icon for any elected official who seeks office to promote justice and fairness for working families,” said Congressman Courtney. “He
October 23, 2019 Page

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October 17, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Courtney has called for an end to the practice of drug manufacturers “using Americans as a piggy bank,” and has said that H.R. 3 “will be the most significant piece of legislation on health care that will happen in this Congress.”
October 9, 2019 Page

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July 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This evening, the House overwhelmingly approved the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act (H.R. 748), bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Courtney that would repeal the looming 40% excise tax on certain employer-sponsored health insurance plans known as the “Cadillac Tax.” Rep.

July 15, 2019 In The News

The House plans to vote Wednesday on legislation that would roll back the so-called “Cadillac tax” under the 2010 health care law known as Obamacare.

The 40 percent surcharge tax applies to certain high-cost employer health care plans (hence the “Cadillac tax” nickname). It isn’t set to take effect until 2022, and Congress has twice delayed its implementation.

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