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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after the United States Supreme Court voted to uphold the Affordable Care Act:
“Today’s ruling is a landmark moment in the fight for stable, secure health coverage for all Americans. Congress debated, the Supreme Court decided, and now the implementation of the Affordable Care Act can move forward.
Washington, DC—The Connecticut Congressional delegation voiced its support today for a $75 million federal loan the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded to HealthyCT. The loan enables HealthyCT to launch a new non-profit, consumer-driven health insurance company, known as a Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan, or CO-OP. Because HealthyCT is a non-profit, any profit will be invested back into the plan, keeping premiums affordable and ensuring access to quality, affordable health care for people across Connecticut.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today joined with U.S. Reps. Joe Heck, D.O. (R-NV) and Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) to introduce bipartisan legislation to permanently repeal the flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula and set out a clear path toward comprehensive reforms of Medicare payment and delivery systems.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney on WEDNESDAY, April 11, at 6:30 p.m. will host a Town Hall meeting at New London Science and Technology Magnet School to discuss Medicare and House Republican plans to privatize the program.
The meeting is open to the public and media, and will include brief remarks from Rep. Courtney, as well as a question-and-answer session.
WHAT: Courtney to host town hall meeting on Medicare
WHO: Congressman Joe Courtney
Congressman Courtney will hold Town Hall on Medicare Wednesday April 11 at the New London Science and Technology Magnet School (490 Jefferson Avenue, New London) from 6:30-8:00 p.m.
WHAT: Town Hall
WHO: Congressman Joe Courtney
WHEN: Wednesday April 11 6:30-8:00 p.m.
WHERE: New London Science and Technology Magnet School, 490 Jefferson Avenue, New London 06320
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after House Republican leaders agreed to extend the payroll tax cut, ending their objection to relief for 160 million American families:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced that, since the beginning of 2011, his office has helped return $1,331,686 to eastern Connecticut citizens who were owed Social Security checks, veterans’ benefits, tax refunds and other payments from the federal government. Since Courtney’s arrival in Congress in 2007, his casework staff has helped thousands of constituents cut through bureaucratic red tape.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after House Republican leadership obstructed a bipartisan agreement that would extend payroll tax cuts to middle class Americans: