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February 22, 2021 Press Release
"This is an extremely flexible and bipartisan proposal, and it’s driven by the very workers who are most at risk," said Courtney. "I’m grateful for the support of our bipartisan coalition, and especially for the support of nurses, doctors, EMTs, social service workers, and others who have helped us drive this bill farther and farther ahead."
February 18, 2021 Press Release
"The American Rescue Plan will put more resources in the toolboxes of our local schools so that teachers and students can return to class safely," said Courtney.
February 15, 2021 Press Release
“What I have heard directly from local leaders is that towns and cities in eastern Connecticut are struggling to manage the fallout from the fiscal and economic impact of the pandemic,” Courtney said.
February 10, 2021 Press Release
Courtney joins Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) to lead coalition in protecting federal support for public schools
"We secured a victory for our public schools last year when our bipartisan Impact Aid Coronavirus Relief Act was signed into law, and this year I’m excited to join Congressman Newhouse to lead the Impact Aid Coalition, and to keep pressing this important work forward," said Rep. Courtney.
February 10, 2021 Press Release
"We’ve still got millions waiting for vaccines, our schools need more resources to stay open safely, and families and local businesses are fighting hard just to stay solvent. We’ve got to kick it into higher gear," said Rep. Courtney.
February 5, 2021 Press Release
H.R. 447 would reauthorize Apprenticeship Act programs for the first time since the bill was first passed in 1937
"It’s long past time that Congress reinvest in these successful programs, and it couldn’t come at a more important time for our region with so much work on the horizon, and while so many are looking hard for new opportunities," said Rep. Courtney.
February 5, 2021 Press Release
S.Con.Res. 5 authorizes the House and Senate to move forward with President Biden’s American Rescue Plan
“Economic experts from the former Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, to Mark Zandi at Moody’s Analytics, to our new Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, acknowledge that we need bold action to overcome COVID-19 and help Americans get back on track,” said Courtney.
February 4, 2021 Press Release
The Tax Assistance for Crumbling Foundations Act would provide federal tax assistance to victims of the crumbling foundations crisis

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) and Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) introduced the Tax Assistance for Crumbling Foundations Act, a bill that would provide new support to Connecticut homeowners impacted by the crumbling foundations crisis.

February 4, 2021 Press Release
“This isn’t just a smart and decisive step by President Biden," said Congressman Courtney, "it’s follow-through on his promise to support our towns through this pandemic."
February 3, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) was again selected to lead the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces as Chairman in the 117th Congress.  Courtney was named Chairman this afternoon at the Democratic organizing caucus for the House Armed Services Committee. Rep.

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