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Congressman Joe Courtney

Representing the 2nd District of Connecticut

Press Releases

August 1, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today blasted a Republican tax proposal, H.R. 8, that the House voted on today for imposing stiff new taxes on military and middle class families, while continuing costly tax breaks for families with incomes over $1 million. H.R.

August 1, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) today released the following statement after Mitt Romney completed a disastrous international trip to Britain, Israel and Poland:

July 27, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today applauded a new $14.5 million contracted awarded by the Department of Defense to Farmington-based KBE Building Corporation for the construction of a new commissary at SUBASE New London.

July 25, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after the United States Senate passed legislation to extend middle-class tax cuts and end Bush-era tax breaks for the wealthy:

July 19, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney and the House of Representatives voted to pass the Fiscal Year 2013 Defense Appropriations Bill by a wide bipartisan margin of 326-90. The annual defense spending bill includes important priorities requested by the Second District lawmaker and the Connecticut delegation to Congress, including significant investments in southeastern Connectic

July 19, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) has secured a $10 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The competitive funding will be used by the eight Connecticut Transit Divisions and for the Southeast Area Transit district (SEAT) to replace fare boxes and associated equipment.

July 19, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) has secured a $10 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The competitive funding will be used by the eight Connecticut Transit Divisions and for the Southeast Area Transit district (SEAT) to replace fare boxes and associated equipment.

July 13, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today applauded President Obama’s nomination of Vice Adm. John Richardson to be the new director of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. Richardson is currently serving as commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet and commander, Allied Submarine Command, Norfolk, Va. He would replace Adm. Kirkland Donald.

July 6, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after attending the signing ceremony at the White House for the multi-year Surface Transportation Reauthorization bill. Courtney was one of a select few lawmakers invited by President Obama to attend the ceremony. The law includes a provision first authored by Rep.

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