“These new federal dollars were authorized specifically to help rural communities get the resources they need to stay connected, stay healthy, and to keep the edge in the fight against COVID-19,” said Congressman Courtney
“The Gilman Brothers have a long history of stepping up to the plate to help America through times of emergency,” said Congressman Courtney.
“In 2016, the Seapower Subcommittee heard alarming testimony that without replacement of the aging training ships assigned to the State Maritime Academies..."
“This federal funding was authorized as part of the bipartisan CARES Act, which Congress passed ten days ago to help make sure that health care professionals – our frontline in the fight against COVID-19 – have the tools and resources they need to win,” said Congressman Courtney.
“Today’s decision by former Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly to resign was a necessary step to restore the confidence of every sailor and member of the US Navy that its leadership is committed to their wellbeing,” said Chairman Courtney.
"Acting Secretary Modly's gratuitous personal attack on a Naval Officer infected with COVID-19 and in quarantine is stunning, and outrageous,” said Congressman Courtney.
“Kevin is a talented engineer and shipbuilder, a good leader at the shipyard, and most importantly a really good person – we’re all rooting for him to get healthy as soon as possible, and it’s good to know that right now his symptoms are mild."
April 3, 2020 Press Release
“While Captain Crozier clearly went outside the chain of command, his dismissal at this critical moment – as the Sailors aboard the U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt are confronted with the COVID-19 pandemic-"
“This federal funding was authorized as part of the bipartisan CARES Act six days ago, it’s incredibly flexible, and it can be put towards a wide range of uses to support some of the people and families who have been hit hardest here in eastern Connecticut,” said Congressman Courtney.
“We write to you today with urgent concern about the health and safety of our sailors and Marines embarked on Navy vessels facing the spread of COVID-19."