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Congressman Joe Courtney

Representing the 2nd District of Connecticut

Press Releases

December 5, 2019 Press Release
“The goal of our bill is to ensure that no student is put at a disadvantage while pursuing a higher education degree because they have a disability,” said Congressman Courtney.
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December 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, 1,084 employers, private businesses, health care stakeholders and others sent a letter urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) to follow the House of Representatives’ lead, and act swiftly to fully repeal the impending 40% excise tax on employer-provided health care plans, known as the “Cadillac Tax”, before

December 2, 2019 Press Release
“The long-awaited contract awarded today – the largest ever awarded by the Navy – provides stability and certainty to our submarine shipbuilders, greater deterrent capability to our combatant commanders, and increased workload for the industrial base,” Courtney said.
November 27, 2019 Press Release
“This new report underscores what we already know – Connecticut’s defense and manufacturing sector punches well above its weight,” Congressman Courtney said.
November 26, 2019 Press Release
“As you complete conference negotiations on the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2019, we write to urge you to ensure that the final bill provides for the continued pay of military members of the Coats Guard during government shutdowns."
November 25, 2019 Press Release
“We are grateful for the response from the IRS providing clarity that CFSIC is not required under federal law and regulations to issue 1099 tax forms to those receiving this critical assistance to repair their homes,” the delegation said.
November 25, 2019 Press Release
"As Chairman of the House Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, I have worked closely with Secretary Spencer since he was appointed by President Trump."
November 21, 2019 Press Release
“Workplace assaults against nurses, health care professionals, and social service workers occur more often than in any other profession,” said Congressman Courtney.
November 20, 2019 Press Release
“It is with the greatest of sadness that the State of Connecticut learned today of the passing of a selfless public servant and great person, State Representative Linda Orange. Linda was an outstanding legislator, and I’m grateful to have had the opportunity as a former member of our State Legislature to watch her first foray into public service when she clerked for the Human Services Committee in the General Assembly, which I chaired at the time."
November 19, 2019 Press Release
“The abandonment of Minor League clubs by Major League Baseball would devastate our communities, their bond purchasers, and other stakeholders affected by the potential loss of these clubs."

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