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August 30, 2021 Press Release
“I was glad to welcome the Secretary of the Navy for his first official visit to the Groton shipyard, to see our impressive manufacturing workforce up close,” said Chairman Courtney.
August 27, 2021 Press Release
“We’ve still got long lines at our food banks, and eastern Connecticut dairy farmers will tell you they’re still working to get back up to full speed—the Dairy Donation Program will help tackle both of those issues,” said Rep. Courtney. 
August 24, 2021 Press Release
“The Biden administration made another positive incremental step today to address the ever-looming student loan crisis,” said Rep. Courtney. 
August 24, 2021 Press Release
New program will help reimburse dairy farmers for steep decline in milk prices amid pandemic
“The new Pandemic Market Volatility Assistance Program is going to put relief straight into the pockets of eastern Connecticut dairy farmers to help make up for the steep drop-off in milk prices they saw in late 2020," said Courtney.
August 20, 2021 Press Release
“This is the kind of federal support that can really help our local fire stations get back to full strength while our towns continue the economic recovery,” said Congressman Courtney.
August 16, 2021 Press Release
“It has been gut wrenching to watch, after twenty years of precious sacrifice and treasure by the American people, the Afghan government and its security forces concede to the Taliban with barely a whiff of resistance."
August 11, 2021 Press Release
New policy will restore protections that American student loan borrowers lost under President Trump
“There’s no question that Secretary Cardona and the Biden Administration made the right call here,” said Courtney.
August 10, 2021 Press Release
“The Senate’s bipartisan action is an important success in showing the country that Congress can do big things on a bipartisan basis,” said Rep. Courtney.
August 6, 2021 Press Release
Courtney and Rep. Pressley co-led 60+ House Democrats in letter to President calling for pause extension
“President Biden’s decision to extend an interest-free ‘payment pause’ for federal student loans is welcome news for borrowers who are still recovering from the adverse economic impact of the COVID pandemic,” said Rep. Courtney.
August 5, 2021 Press Release
“Richard Trumka was a great person, a lifelong advocate for working people, and a friend,” said Courtney.