“Eastern Connecticut has shown a lot of grit and smarts in fighting back against COVID-19, and this federal funding will help us continue to keep our communities safe so that we can stay on the path towards overcoming this pandemic,” said Congressman Courtney.
Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded two federal grants totaling $986,404 to fire departments in Stafford Springs and East Haddam.
“It's good to see the funding we worked to secure for crumbling foundations research get turned around so quickly, and even better to see it put to use here with the experts at UCONN in eastern Connecticut,” said Congressman Courtney.
August 25, 2020 Press Release
“With so many military and tribal families in eastern Connecticut, the Impact Aid Program is a critical source of federal support for our local schools."
August 22, 2020 Press Release
“My office’s phones and email have blown up with hundreds of constituents who have already been impacted by recent slowdowns at USPS,” said Congressman Courtney.
August 21, 2020 Press Release
“I’m grateful to Secretary Braithwaite for accepting my invitation to visit Groton for a chance to see the impressive work underway at the shipyard, including the brand new facility that will house Columbia submarine construction later this year,” said Chairman Courtney, following the tour.
August 18, 2020 Press Release
“There’s a seemingly deliberate effort underway to slow down operations at the Post Office, and there’s bipartisan consensus growing that Congress has got to act,” said Congressman Courtney.
“Groton is home to some of the most talented shipbuilders in the world, and today’s announcement by the Navy is another endorsement of the value that they and other private shipyards contribute to the readiness of our submarine force,” said Congressman Courtney.
August 7, 2020 Press Release
Courtney’s letter encourages Chairman Gillett to include in PURA’s investigation a thorough review of the “superb response to Isaias by Connecticut’s Municipal Public Utilities, many of which are in Connecticut’s Second District."
Congressionally authorized funding will support the purchase of PPE for fire fighters
“Chief Provencher and the men and women at the North Thompsonville Fire Department have done outstanding and truly crucial work to help keep our communities safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Congressman Courtney.