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Congressman Joe Courtney

Representing the 2nd District of Connecticut

Press Releases

June 3, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), urging practical changes to new face-to-face reporting requirements for home health care services. The bipartisan letter is cosigned by 105 Members of Congress.  

May 25, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, on National Missing Children’s Day, Rep. Pete Stark (D-CA) announced introduction of bipartisan legislation, the Recovering Missing Children Act along with Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN), Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT), and Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-OH) at a press conference. Sen.

May 11, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after Aetna announced that it is seeking to lower insurance rates in Connecticut. The decision is, in part, a result of new patient protections that are taking effect as a result of last year’s health care reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

May 4, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – During a House Agriculture Committee hearing today, Congressman Joe Courtney introduced an amendment that would prevent a Republican effort to slow the implementation of rules to rein in gas prices.

April 29, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after the U.S. Navy awarded $1.2 billion for the construction of the 14th Virginia-class submarine to General Dynamics Electric Boat:

April 26, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after NOAA released a report critical of the management of the New England Fisheries:

April 25, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – At Rockville Bank in Enfield, Congressman Joe Courtney today highlighted the bank’s participation in Connecticut’s Capital Access Program (CAP), or Urbank, and encouraged small businesses to participate in the lending program.

April 13, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced that the Willimantic Fire Department and Montville Volunteer Fire Company have secured $82,809 and $99,750, respectively, in federal funding from the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA. The grants will be used to enhance operations and safety at each department.  

April 5, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to repeal the 1099 reporting requirement from the Affordable Care Act.

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