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November 23, 2021 Press Release

NORWICH, CT—Today, Rep. Joe Courtney (CT-02) and Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) announced the recent introduction of the Worker Ownership, Readiness and Knowledge (WORK) Act, a bill to help increase the number of employee-owned business in the United States.

November 23, 2021 Press Release
“This is a strong, decisive, and unprecedented move by President Biden to coordinate with other consumer countries in an effort to halt spiking gas prices," Rep. Courtney said.
November 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Late last week, Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT-02) and Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI-08), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Friends of Australia Caucus, led a bipartisan group of Representatives in writing to President Joe Biden and U.S.

November 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—This evening, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) voted to pass the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376), a historic investment in American people and families that will create jobs, cut taxes, and lower costs on a wide range of everyday costs for working families over the next ten years.

November 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, legislation introduced by Rep. Joe Courtney (CT-02) to extend public safety officer death and injury benefits to local fire police—the Fire Police Fairness Act—was signed into law by President Biden as part of the Protecting America’s First Responders Act of 2021 (S. 1511). Now, the effort begun by Rep.

November 5, 2021 Press Release
Bipartisan bill represents the largest investment in American infrastructure in 20 years.
“I’ve been in close contact with Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner Giulietti about all the shovel-ready projects we’ve got in eastern Connecticut that are finally going to become reality for the people of a state with some of the oldest infrastructure in America,” said Congressman Courtney.
November 4, 2021 Press Release
“There are thousands of Americans who are trying to re-tool their skillsets for new careers right now, or to re-enter the workforce, and we need to be asking ourselves how we can make it easier for them to join the economy and get that new opportunity,” said Rep. Courtney. 
November 2, 2021 Press Release
“It’s great to count this win for Connecticut police officers,” said Congressman Courtney.
November 1, 2021 Press Release
“Eastern Connecticut hung in tough through Hurricane Ida, but my office still heard from a lot of homeowners and small business owners dealing with disruptions and unforeseen expenses as a result of the storm."
October 28, 2021 Press Release
“Bipartisan victories in Washington don’t often make headlines these days,” Courtney continued, “but we’ve found success from our corner of Connecticut in bipartisan wins for our local schools, our manufacturing sector, servicemembers, student loan-borrowers, and more.