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Congressman Joe Courtney

Representing the 2nd District of Connecticut

Press Releases

September 19, 2019 Press Release
“The Poquitanuck Volunteer Fire Department deserves major congratulations for successfully applying for these federal grant dollars,” said Congressman Courtney. “
September 18, 2019 Press Release
“Eastern Connecticut is home to a large number of seniors, and nationwide the population of Americans aged 60 and over is growing,” said Congressman Courtney. “
September 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) today announced that the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a federal grant of more than $170,000 to the Town of Sprague, on behalf of the Baltic Fire Engine Company. The new federal funding will support the critical procurement of 24 new firefighter breathing apparatuses for Baltic Fire Engine Company.

September 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) today announced that the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a federal grant of more than $62,000 to the Stafford #1 Fire Department. The new federal funding will help the department to procure new equipment to support the functioning of self-contained breathing apparatuses.

September 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, was today appointed to the conference committee for the FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which authorizes expenditures for the Department of Defense for the upcoming fiscal year 2020.

September 13, 2019 Press Release
“Jeff has been a tireless advocate for the workforce at EB since he became president in 2013. I hold him in the highest regard based on his breadth of knowledge and experience as a shipbuilder, and his accessible, ethical approach to leadership. I wish Jeff and his wife all the best."
September 13, 2019 Press Release
“Once again, Groton has demonstrated that it is truly the ‘Submarine Capitol of the World,’” said Congressman Courtney.
September 6, 2019 Press Release

VERNON, CT – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Management Agency has awarded a federal grant of more than $415,000 to the New London Fire Department.

September 6, 2019 Press Release
“Both my office and the people of eastern Connecticut are lucky to have Ayanti Grant working on our behalf. There’s no shortage of opportunities for someone with Ayanti’s knowledge and talent, but for years she’s given her time and energy to serving the people of eastern Connecticut."
September 5, 2019 Press Release

VERNON, CT – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s decision to transfer $3.6 billion from military construction funds to pay for President Trump’s border wall:

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