“Our region’s local theaters, museums, and live venues don’t just make eastern Connecticut a great place to live, they also create real, good-paying jobs,” said Congressman Courtney.
"Now, as national security priorities continue to shift and as our involvement in Afghanistan comes to a close, it’s time to honor our promises and protect our Afghan partners," said Rep. Courtney. "I’m proud to join Rep. Crow and our colleagues from both sides of the aisle in support of the ALLIES Act.”
The Seapower and Projection Forces subcommittee meets this morning to hear testimony from the Department of the Navy on the fiscal year 2022 budget.
June 17, 2021 Press Release
“I’ve come together for years with friends and folks all throughout our eastern Connecticut communities to commemorate and celebrate Juneteenth and the historic anniversary it recognizes,” said Congressman Courtney.
The Seapower and Projection Forces subcommittee meets this morning to hear testimony on the Department of the Air Force’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget request.
June 11, 2021 Press Release
"I welcome President Biden's nomination of Carlos Del Toro as the next Secretary of the Navy,” said Congressman Courtney.
“Improving America’s aging roads, bridges and public transit is an overwhelmingly popular idea across the country, but people in eastern Connecticut don’t have to look far to see signs that our most important infrastructure needs revitalization,” said Rep. Courtney.
“Our local towns employ thousands of essential public workers, and that’s who this funding is going to support—our police stations, fire houses, transportation hubs and more, so that we can keep people employed, keep services up and running, and keep our recovery going,” said Congressman Courtney.
“America is going to lean heavily on the work of our U.S. Navy as our national security priorities pivot towards the Indo-Pacific and the Arctic, which will require a higher rate of submarine deployments at a time where public shipyards are facing huge backlogs, requiring private yards to fill the breach,” said Chairman Courtney.
The President’s request included proposed funding for a new CT National Guard Readiness Center in Putnam, CT
“As you work to develop the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, we write to request your full support of the President’s budget request of $17.5 million in Army National Guard Military Construction funds for a new Connecticut Army National Guard (CTARNG) Readiness Center in the town of Putnam, Connecticut,” wrote Congressman Courtney.