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Congressman Joe Courtney

Representing the 2nd District of Connecticut

Press Releases

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.

April 1, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced that the Sterling Fire Department and Town of Mansfield Division of Fire and Emergency Services have secured $52,212 and $45,957, 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.  

March 23, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – At a press conference today, Congressman Joe Courtney announced that he will lead an economic trade mission to the United Kingdom. The mission, which was launched at BNL Industries in Vernon, will lead fifteen Connecticut companies to the U.K. on April 18, 2011.

March 21, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement as U.S. forces participated in international military efforts in Libya:

March 10, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced that the Vernon Volunteer Fire Department, Office of Emergency Management, has secured $195,435 in federal funding from the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA. The grant will be used to purchase new protective gear and rescue equipment.

March 4, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after President Barack Obama approved Connecticut’s February 18 request for a major disaster declaration for federal aid connected to the January 12 snowstorm.

March 4, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after Airbus parent European Aeronautic Defense & Space Co. (EADS) announced that it will not protest the Air Force’s decision to award Boeing with a $35 billion contract to build 179 new refueling tankers:

March 3, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Joe Courtney (D-CT), Bill Owens (D-NY) and Richard Hanna (R-NY) reintroduced legislation that would improve access to credit for family farmers. H.R.

February 23, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced that the Poquonnock Bridge Fire Department in Groton has secured $115,267 in federal funding from the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA. The grant will be used to purchase new protective gear and air bottles.

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