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Congressman Joe Courtney

Representing the 2nd District of Connecticut

Press Releases

October 7, 2019 Press Release
Finally, it is a pleasure to welcome back to Groton the ship’s sponsor and Oregon native Dana Richardson and former Chief of Naval Operations John Richardson. The Admiral and Mrs. Richardson were stationed here when he commanded DEVRON 12, and most recently attended the USS Illinois christening. I can’t think of a ship sponsor better prepared to take on the solemn duty to support the ship and its crew over the lifetime of Oregon than Mrs. Richardson.
October 4, 2019 Press Release
“Manufacturing is the powerhouse of eastern Connecticut’s economy,” said Congressman Courtney.
September 27, 2019 Press Release
Federal Labor officials confirm Eastern Connecticut has great momentum in filling new shipyard jobs with innovative model
“From the new submarine production facility now under construction in Groton, to the upcoming rollout of the next block of Virginia-class submarines, there continues to be a lot of activity at hand and ahead for eastern Connecticut’s manufacturing sector,” said Congressman Courtney.
September 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) voted to pass the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act (H.R. 1595). The SAFE Act would allow hemp and marijuana-related businesses in states with existing regulatory structures to access the banking system.

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September 25, 2019 Press Release
“Congratulations to Mayor Nystrom and City of Norwich for identifying this federal funding opportunity and putting together a successful grant application,” said Congressman Courtney.
September 24, 2019 Press Release
“Over the last several months, I have remained firmly committed to taking the process of investigating the President’s actions in 2016 one step at a time to methodically uncover the facts, to inform the American public, and build the case for any actions that may be needed to ensure accountability wherever it is required."
September 23, 2019 Press Release
“We have arrived at a critical juncture in time for the rule of law in the United States, and for this Administration’s faithfulness to our Constitution,” said Congressman Courtney.
September 20, 2019 Press Release
“Connecticut Sea Grant handles everything from connecting aquaculture producers to communities to jumpstarting fisheries,” said Congressman Courtney.
September 20, 2019 Press Release
“Congratulations to each of these three health centers for earning these highly sought after federal grant dollars,” said Congressman Courtney.
September 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a federal grant of over $19,000 to the Woodstock Volunteer Fire Association, Inc. The new federal funding will support the procurement of new washing and drying equipment for the station’s protective gear.

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