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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.

February 2, 2021 Press Release

NORWICH, CT—Today, Rep. Joe Courtney (CT-02), Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Chris Murphy (D-CT), and Reps. John Larson (CT-01), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Jim Himes (CT-04) and Jahana Hayes (CT-05), announced that Connecticut fishermen have officially secured an increase in commercial harvest quota allocations for black sea bass.

February 1, 2021 Press Release
Funding follows enactment of Courtney’s Impact Aid Coronavirus Relief Act, which also supports local schools
"There’s more work ahead, but good to know that our local public schools will see their toolboxes re-supplied with more than $59 million in support," Rep. Courtney said.
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January 29, 2021 Press Release
“Presenting Groton and Ledyard Public Schools with official copies of the bill that they helped to create was a special way to close the book on this success story for our local schools,” said Rep. Courtney.
January 22, 2021 Press Release
“The Seapower Subcommittee learned back in 2016 that if we didn’t replace the aging training ships assigned to the State Maritime Academies across the country, it wouldn’t be long until..."
January 21, 2021 Press Release
"Our new bill would extend the pause on student loan payments that has helped free up finances for thousands of Americans during this crisis, and it would extend relief to the more than eight million American student-loan borrowers..."
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January 21, 2021 Press Release
“Secretary-designate Austin and I had a good exchange today, and I welcomed his decision to appear before our bipartisan panel,” said Congressman Courtney.
January 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) issued the following statement today after President Joe Biden signed an executive order directing the Department of Education to extend the pause on interest and principal payments on student loans until September 30th, 2021.

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January 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) issued the following statement after Rep. Adam Smith (WA-09), the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, announced that Secretary-Designate General Lloyd Austin (U.S.

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