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October 20, 2021 Press Release
Courtney highlighted President Biden’s visit to Connecticut, and re-emphasized the President’s call for support to America’s child daycare centers—support that is needed to help working parents re-enter the economy, and which is included in the House’s Build Back Better legislation.
October 19, 2021 Press Release
“Today, my colleagues and I received the first round of documents from the U.S. Navy’s command investigation into the devastating fire onboard the USS Bonhomme Richard"
October 19, 2021 Press Release
“General Colin Powell was a husband, a father, and for thirty-five years he wore the uniform of the United States of America. He was an honorable American, and a reminder of how far hard work and perseverance can take you in our country. May he rest in peace.”
October 12, 2021 Press Release
“Congratulations to Ayanti on this remarkable achievement, and thank you to the NAACP for recognizing the years of dedication and hard work she’s contributed to our communities here in eastern Connecticut,” said Congressman Courtney.
October 6, 2021 Press Release
“President Biden and Secretary Cardona have officially put the Department of Education back on the side of American students, workers, and student loan borrowers of all ages—if it wasn’t clear before, it should be now,” said Congressman Courtney. 
October 4, 2021 Press Release

NORWICH, CT – Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) welcomed news from the Biden Administration indicating that long awaited changes to fix the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program will soon be revealed.

October 4, 2021 Press Release
“I wanted to share with the Chamber the latest statistics form the Centers for Disease Control and the Department of Health and Human Services regarding infection rates and vaccination rates in the country,” Rep. Courtney began on Thursday.
September 29, 2021 Press Release
“The American Rescue Plan has helped thousands of eastern Connecticut families, it’s helped local businesses reopen their doors, and it kicked our vaccination effort into high-gear,” said Congressman Courtney. 
September 27, 2021 Press Release
“United Services is extremely excited to bring a much-needed expansion to crisis services for northeastern Connecticut,” said United Services President/CEO Diane L. Manning. “We believe this program can save lives and we are grateful for the support of SAMHSA and Congressman Joe Courtney.”
September 27, 2021 Press Release
“Today is great news for the many workers in eastern Connecticut who rely on both Shore Line East and Amtrak trains to get to work every day—connecting them back with their jobs and livelihoods is another important step in our recovery,” said Rep. Courtney.


In The News

September 20, 2021 In The News
“The employer interest in that is extremely strong,” Courtney said this week. “This morning one of my staffers was on a conference call with the workforce boards in Connecticut, [they said] the phone is ringing off the hook..."
September 3, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, on Thursday joined in a bipartisan vote of the House Armed Services Committee to approve a boost in federal defense spending that he says contains historic support for shipbuilding and submarine construction and procurement.

August 18, 2021 In The News

COVENTRY/COLUMBIA — On March 11, President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion federal American Rescue Plan Act into law, which included relief funds for municipalities.

On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Joe Court-ney, D-2nd District, met in Coventry with town administrators from Coventry and Columbia to discuss how the respective towns plan to allocate it.

August 17, 2021 In The News

New London's Cross Sound Ferry is in line for millions in federal dollars.

U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney's office put out a news release Tuesday saying that the U.S. Department of the Treasury is set to give $3.8 million to Cross Sound in pandemic relief funds.

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.

June 23, 2021 In The News
In a letter to Biden obtained by NBC News, a group of Democratic lawmakers asked him to take action before the Sept. 30 deadline when loan forbearance is set to expire...
April 21, 2021 In The News

In the rush of events that have cascaded through Washington, D.C., over the last three months, one remarkable milestone deserves a second look. On Jan. 1, 2021 — just a few days before the insurrection at the Capitol, in the final hours of the 116th Congress of the United States — the U.S.

February 19, 2021 In The News

The $1.9 trillion federal coronavirus relief package being debated in Congress could result in millions of dollars in direct aid for area towns to help cover costs associated with the pandemic, U.S. Rep. Joseph D. Courtney announced Monday.

January 28, 2021 In The News
“It looks like all the pieces have been put together really intelligently,” Courtney said. “What Enfield is doing, the direction it’s heading, I think really is totally in tandem with where Washington is heading and Hartford is heading.”