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July 26, 2021 In The News
"Providing this financial assistance right now, in this moment, is exactly what we needed on every level of government," added New London Mayor Michael Passero.
July 22, 2021 In The News

The U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted Friday to support several of Rep. Joseph D. Courtney’s funding requests for eastern Connecticut projects, including $2.5 million for upgrades to the Enfield train station, $2 million for fixing crumbling foundations, and $792,000 for repairs to the New England Motorcycle Museum building in Vernon.

To become law, the funding bill would require approval by the full House and Senate and would have to be signed by President Joe Biden.

July 20, 2021 Press Release
“Protecting eastern Connecticut’s open spaces and natural beauty is an issue I’m glad we’ve always found bipartisan support for,” said Rep. Courtney.
July 16, 2021 Press Release
“We put our heads together with local leaders in town government and the nonprofit sector in eastern Connecticut to support these local projects, and this marks a big step forward in making it final,” said Rep. Courtney.
July 15, 2021 Press Release
“This new American Rescue Plan relief funding is going to help the Mystic Aquarium hit the ground running as they get back on their feet after a tough year,” said Rep. Courtney.
July 13, 2021 Press Release
"This federal funding is going to help the Eugene O’Neill Theater and the other local venues we love to hit the ground running this summer after a tough year, and it’s another example of why I voted to pass the American Rescue Plan," Courtney said.
July 7, 2021 Press Release
“We’re seeing over and over again how the American Rescue Plan is targeted at our local recovery in eastern Connecticut, and it’s great to see support coming home to assist the historic Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam,” Rep. Courtney said.
July 2, 2021 Press Release
“The Danielson Airport is a major economic driver for the Town of Killingly, the Quiet Corner and our entire region, and this American Rescue Plan relief funding is going to help it stay that way,” said Rep. Courtney.
June 22, 2021 Press Release
“Our region’s economy can’t operate at full strength without our local airports, and in eastern Connecticut we’ve got local airports from the Quiet Corner to the shoreline that are responsible for moving thousands of passengers, and millions of dollars’ worth of goods around the country each year,” said Rep. Courtney.
June 4, 2021 Press Release
“America is going to lean heavily on the work of our U.S. Navy as our national security priorities pivot towards the Indo-Pacific and the Arctic, which will require a higher rate of submarine deployments at a time where public shipyards are facing huge backlogs, requiring private yards to fill the breach,” said Chairman Courtney.

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