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March 10, 2021 Press Release
“Congratulations to Secretary-designate Marcia Fudge on her confirmation, and to President Biden for his outstanding selection for the new leader of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development,” said Rep. Courtney.
March 10, 2021 Press Release
“The American Rescue Plan is a bold response to a totally unprecedented and economically existential threat that cannot be met with half-measures," said Courtney. "Our bill will seriously ramp-up the federal response with a nationwide vaccine program, and with provisions that protect and expand healthcare for our most vulnerable citizens.”
March 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Reps. Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), John B. Larson (CT-01), Joe Courtney (CT-02), Jim Himes (CT-04), and Jahana Hayes (CT-05) voted to send the American Rescue Plan to President Biden’s desk to be signed into the law. The $1.9 trillion relief package originated in the House, which voted to pass an earlier version of the bill on February 26.

March 4, 2021 Press Release
“Our American democracy has been buffeted for too long by big money, special interests, and by actors who are knowingly, malignantly seeking to undermine the faith and integrity of our electoral system,” said Congressman Courtney.
March 2, 2021 Press Release
"If you’re a veteran in Connecticut who receives health care through the VA, you’re qualified to get your COVID-19 vaccine starting now," said Courtney.
February 27, 2021 Press Release
"The American Rescue Plan Act is the pandemic relief that people have been desperate for and counting on," said Courtney. "It’s going to direct critical funding straight to eastern Connecticut families, small businesses, schools, police and fire departments, and I was proud to help get the job done tonight on their behalf."
February 26, 2021 Press Release
H.R. 803 would provide new support to Connecticut’s National Heritage Areas

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) voted to pass the Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act (H.R. 803). The legislation is a package of eight bills, each of which received bipartisan votes of support in the previous 116th Congress. H.R.

February 26, 2021 Press Release
“Today’s announcement of a new agreement between the City of New London and the wind project developers is a long overdue restructuring of payments to New London that is much fairer to the taxpayers of the city,” Rep. Courtney said.
February 22, 2021 Press Release
"This is an extremely flexible and bipartisan proposal, and it’s driven by the very workers who are most at risk," said Courtney. "I’m grateful for the support of our bipartisan coalition, and especially for the support of nurses, doctors, EMTs, social service workers, and others who have helped us drive this bill farther and farther ahead."
February 18, 2021 Press Release
"The American Rescue Plan will put more resources in the toolboxes of our local schools so that teachers and students can return to class safely," said Courtney.