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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.”