Other Issues on Eastern Connecticut
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“I’ve stopped by several of our local school meal distribution sites in eastern Connecticut, and I’ve seen firsthand how much our communities have relied on the new flexibility Congress authorized for our Summer Meal Programs,” said Congressman Courtney.
October 1, 2020 Press Release
“It’s more apparent each day that the impacts of the COVID epidemic will still be with us for months and months to come,” 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.
“Last year’s bipartisan spending agreement for FY 2020 included important investments in early childhood education, including a boost of $400 million in IDEA grants,” said Congressman Courtney. “
“This week we showed the HUD Regional Administrator how eastern Connecticut has put millions of dollars in CDBG funding to work during this pandemic,” said Rep. Courtney.
September 22, 2020 Press Release
“Today’s passage of the bipartisan Consolidated Appropriations Act keeps the government open, and it ensures that construction of the Columbia-class submarine program will move ahead on schedule,” said Congressman Courtney.
“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.
Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded two federal grants totaling $986,404 to fire departments in Stafford Springs and East Haddam.
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."
“Chief Provencher and the men and women at the North Thompsonville Fire Department have done outstanding and truly crucial work to help keep our communities safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Congressman Courtney.