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“The American Rescue Plan has helped thousands of eastern Connecticut families, it’s helped local businesses reopen their doors, and it kicked our vaccination effort into high-gear,” said Congressman Courtney.
“United Services is extremely excited to bring a much-needed expansion to crisis services for northeastern Connecticut,” said United Services President/CEO Diane L. Manning. “We believe this program can save lives and we are grateful for the support of SAMHSA and Congressman Joe Courtney.”
“The Build Back Better plan is an example of how Congress can work to deliver on behalf of real American workers and families,” said Congressman Courtney.
August 4, 2021 Press Release
“It’s a smart move," said Courtney, "a wave of pandemic-driven evictions just as we’re working to respond to the delta variant would really slow down our strong recovery."
“There are a lot of workers and families out there that are just starting to turn the corner in this recovery, and we can’t let folks go back to the same sort of debt crises in-waiting that existed prior to COVID-19,” said Rep. Courtney.
"Thank you to Congressman Courtney for his work to support our nurses and health care workers during and long before COVID-19, and for this chance to join him to watch President Biden’s first State of the Union address tomorrow evening," said Sherri Dayton, RN.
“Health care and social workers have been waiting for years, long before COVID, to have their safety taken seriously while they’re working hard to ensure everyone else’s,” said Courtney.
“Two weeks ago when the American Rescue Plan was signed into law, the most important provision was funding to accelerate COVID vaccinations,” said Congressman Courtney.
This past year, health care workers have received universal praise for the work they have done, in dangerous conditions, to care for our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We need a comprehensive response to power our economic recovery, and the American Rescue Plan gets help where it’s needed most right now," said Courtney.