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October 20, 2021 Press Release
Courtney noted that without adequate, affordable childcare, employers will continue to see workforce shortages
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
New federal funding will help offset local resource deficits driven by COVID-19
“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.