“As China and Russia continue to push the boundaries of their maritime claims, it is of utmost importance that the U.S. Senate take up and ratify the UNCLOS treaty,” said Congressman Courtney.
June 19, 2019 Press Release
“In Connecticut and Massachusetts, homeowners, businesses, and local municipalities are struggling to address a widespread problem of crumbling concrete foundations due to the presence of the mineral pyrrhotite,” said Congressman Courtney.
“In 2017, if a tree fell on your home, you would have been able to claim a ‘casualty loss’ from the IRS to recoup some of the lost value of the roof,” said Congressman Courtney.
June 13, 2019 Press Release
“We passed the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill back during my first term as a representative, and the intent was to honor the service and sacrifice of our veterans by providing them and their loved ones with educational opportunities,” said Congressman Courtney.
It's been an honor to lead the Seapower Subcommittee this year and assemble my first mark as leader of this bipartisan and productive panel,” Courtney said.
June 12, 2019 Press Release
“Blue Water Navy Vietnam veterans have been denied benefits that they deserve for 17 years,” said Congressman Courtney.
This year’s mark by the Seapower panel is a continuation of many years of bipartisan work and I want to recognize and thank Ranking Member Wittman for his unwavering commitment to strengthening the Navy and Air Force’s ability to respond to the challenges and threats of today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT), Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), Rep. Josh Harder (D-CA), and Rep.
“The number of violent attacks against health care and social service workers, some of the very people we depend on most when we’re in need, is unconscionable,” said Congressman Courtney.
“Plum Island is an ecological treasure, and I appreciate that the House Appropriations Committee has acknowledged this by including the repeal of the requirement for the island’s sale in this year’s Homeland Security spending bill,” said Courtney.