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April 9, 2020 Press Release
“The Gilman Brothers have a long history of stepping up to the plate to help America through times of emergency,” said Congressman Courtney.
March 26, 2020 Press Release
“We’ve got to be prepared to deploy a COVID-19 vaccine as widely as possible once it’s developed,” said Rep. Courtney, “it's the only way we can ensure a clear victory for Americans in this fight."
March 25, 2020 Press Release
“The Emergency Coronavirus package unveiled last night is a much improved plan that now directs critical resources to America’s health care workers and hospitals, state governments, unemployed workers and small employers..."
March 24, 2020 Press Release
“As Congress considers further legislation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we urge you to include support for our nation’s first responders, especially fire and emergency medical services (EMS), who are serving on the frontlines of this outbreak."
August 5, 2019 Press Release

Norwich, CT– Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) released the following statement on the need for Senate action on House-passed gun violence prevention legislation following this weekend’s deadly mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

February 15, 2019 Press Release

NORWICH, CT – Today, Representative Joe Courtney (CT-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement on President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency and plans to divert critical military construction funding to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. 

January 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, released the following statement on President Trump and Republicans’ decision to accept a deal to temporarily reopen the federal government following 35 days of a partial government shutdown:

January 19, 2019 Press Release

Vernon, CT –Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump’s speech today:

January 17, 2019 Press Release
“This week I took three more votes to end the partial government shutdown,” said Congressman Courtney. “We’ve voted in the House nine times to get the government re-opened immediately, and yet the Senate have not acted once to end the shutdown. There’s no excuse for the Senate to use procedural maneuvers to avoid their responsibility to restore critical public services for the nation, including the men and women of the Coast Guard who protect our national security, overseas and at home.”
August 16, 2018 In The News

New London — Federal money is aiding the city fire department in taking preventative measures against cancer rates, as well as training for technical rescues in anticipation of upcoming work under the Gold Star Memorial Bridge.

U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney announced the department was awarded a $251,799 grant from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The city is contributing $25,179.

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