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Congressman Joe Courtney

Representing the 2nd District of Connecticut

Press Releases

February 17, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today applauded the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) rejection of Rhode Island’s request to levy tolls on I-95 traffic just across the border from North Stonington.

February 13, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced that his Norwich district office will be relocating to nearby office space at the Mercantile Exchange Building – 55 Main St. – in Norwich.

February 13, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Senators Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Congressman Joe Courtney (D-CT) – members of the Senate and House Armed Services Committees, respectively – today released the following statement after the announcement of the President's budget request and Future Years Defense Program.
 

February 10, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after the White House announced a new policy regarding contraceptive coverage.

February 8, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced that Groton’s Poquonnock Bridge Fire Department secured a $748,896 grant through the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program.

February 3, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – According to new data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), eastern Connecticut seniors saved $ 5,001,408 on prescription drugs in 2011 as a result of the Affordable Care Act.

February 1, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced that the Old Mystic Fire Department secured a $216,154 grant through the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program. The funding will be used to for an apparatus bay exhaust ventilation system and a second training trailer for confined-space and technical rescue training.

January 26, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Senators Joe Lieberman and Richard Blumenthal and Congressman Joe Courtney – members of the Senate and House Armed Services Committees, respectively – today released the following statement after Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta indicated that the President would request a new round of military Base Realignment and Closures (BRAC):

January 25, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today introduced legislation, H.R. 3826, to ensure that interest rates on certain student loans do not dramatically increase this year.

January 24, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney tonight released the following statement after President Obama’s State of the Union address:

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