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December 10, 2020 Press Release
“There has been spectacular progress made in the effort to develop a vaccine against COVID-19, but we need to make sure our supply chain is ready to deploy a vaccine immediately. If we don’t have the support network to help distribute vaccines across the country, or to ramp up production of critical PPE and hospital supplies, then we’re not going to be ready,” said Rep. Courtney.
September 29, 2020 Press Release
“The updated HEROES Act is a good faith effort to kick-start bipartisan negotiations after more than 130 days, and to find some common ground on a much-needed relief package,” said Rep. Courtney.
September 17, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) voted to pass the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (H.R. 2694), a bipartisan bill that would establish a pregnant worker’s right to reasonable workplace accommodations. H.R.
“Eastern Connecticut has shown a lot of grit and smarts in fighting back against COVID-19, and this federal funding will help us continue to keep our communities safe so that we can stay on the path towards overcoming this pandemic,” said Congressman Courtney.
“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.
“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.
"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."
“The midst of a global pandemic is no time to strip away health care protections for millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions, but that’s exactly what’s at stake,” said Rep. Courtney. “
May 21, 2020 Press Release
“As the CCADV’s rapid re-housing program nears the end of its first year in operation, the importance of continued federal support for critical non-profits like these has never been clearer,” said Rep. Courtney.
May 15, 2020 Press Release
“Last Wednesday, the Chair of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, bluntly warned that the gravity of the COVID-19 recession – worse than any recession since World War II – requires more fiscal action by Congress, and soon,” said Congressman Courtney.