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September 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) today announced that the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a federal grant of more than $62,000 to the Stafford #1 Fire Department. The new federal funding will help the department to procure new equipment to support the functioning of self-contained breathing apparatuses.

September 6, 2019 Press Release

VERNON, CT – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Management Agency has awarded a federal grant of more than $415,000 to the New London Fire Department. The new federal funding will support vehicle rescue training for New London firefighters, as well as new equipment including power stretchers and ambulance lift systems for New London’s fire stations.

September 6, 2019 Press Release
“Both my office and the people of eastern Connecticut are lucky to have Ayanti Grant working on our behalf. There’s no shortage of opportunities for someone with Ayanti’s knowledge and talent, but for years she’s given her time and energy to serving the people of eastern Connecticut."
August 30, 2019 Press Release

Vernon, CT – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) today announced a host of federal grant awards totaling over $100,000 that are bound for projects throughout eastern Connecticut. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Rural Development has today provided four grant awards to three eastern Connecticut towns: Putnam will receive a federal grant award of $22,200; Thompson has been approved to receive a federal grant award of $26,500, as well as a second award of $5,200; and Willimantic will receive a federal grant award of $49,900.

August 2, 2019 Press Release
“Essex is a beautiful and important part of our region’s maritime heritage and economy, and I am proud to have worked with local officials to win support for this important investment in the safety of the town’s waters,” Congressman Courtney said.
July 22, 2019 Press Release
“Giving our students opportunities to learn more about farming, gardening, and sustainable agriculture at an early age is a wise investment,” said Congressman Courtney.
June 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) voted to pass the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 (H.R. 3351). The appropriations measure provides $24.6 billion to cover a broad range of government functions and services, including the Department of Treasury, Executive Office of the President, District of Columbia and Federal Judiciary, the Small Business Administration, and the Election Assistance Commission.

June 25, 2019 Press Release
“Plum Island is home to a diverse ecosystem, and it is a critical habitat for marine animals, migratory birds, and rare plants,” said the Representatives. “
June 5, 2019 Press Release
“The Eastern Long Island Sound Disposal Site is the final step in over a decade of regional collaboration on dredging management that dates back to the 2005 Dredged Material Management Plan for Long Island Sound, which was agreed to at the time by the Governors Connecticut, New York, and Rhode Island,” Courtney said.
May 23, 2019 Press Release
“It was great to be able to cheer Eastern Connecticut State University on to victory today, and there was a little added excitement to it as we watched the team advance to the second round behind the strong pitching of Morgan Bolduk,” said Congressman Courtney.

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