Other Issues on Eastern Connecticut
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“Eastern Connecticut is home to lots of military families with school-aged children, and their schools were at risk of losing this federal support at the worst possible time due to COVID-19,” said Congressman Courtney.
“Congratulations to President-elect Joe Biden on running a campaign that overwhelmingly reflected the values of the hard-working people here in eastern Connecticut—one that was focused on the issues, and on bringing the American people together from both sides of the aisle to tackle the biggest challenges facing us today," Courtney said.
“Our communities have shown a lot of toughness in battling COVID-19, but what our partners today realize more than anyone else is that eastern Connecticut is really facing a collision of epidemics,” said Congressman Courtney.
“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.