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April 6, 2021 Press Release
“There’s a lot more work ahead to help our farmers and fishermen to get back above water and recover from this pandemic, but this announcement from the Biden Administration that next shot in the arm we’ve all been waiting on,” said Rep. Courtney.
April 1, 2021 Press Release
In their letter, the Representatives highlighted concerns over important regional price differences for shellfish and seafood purchasing programs, and encouraged USDA to strengthen the economic recovery by focusing seafood purchasing [...]"
April 1, 2021 Press Release
“As the Biden Administration sets course on a new era of carbon-free energy production, eastern Connecticut is extremely well-positioned to take advantage of the growing, permanent opportunities in the offshore wind energy sector,” said Congressman Courtney.
March 30, 2021 Press Release
“President Biden and Secretary Cardona have taken a weight off the backs of over a million student loan borrowers today, making sure they get the same relief as so many others right now when people need it most,” said Rep. Courtney
March 26, 2021 Press Release
“It is an honor to welcome Vice President Kamala Harris to Connecticut, particularly to highlight Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro’s hard-fought success for working families in the American Rescue Plan, as well as Congresswoman Jahana Hayes for her outstanding work to secure aid for education,” said Rep. Courtney.
March 26, 2021 Press Release
“Two weeks ago when the American Rescue Plan was signed into law, the most important provision was funding to accelerate COVID vaccinations,” said Congressman Courtney.
March 24, 2021 Press Release
This past year, health care workers have received universal praise for the work they have done, in dangerous conditions, to care for our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 19, 2021 Press Release
“The Navy’s announcement today of contract execution for the ‘option’ Virginia-class submarine—funded in last year’s NDAA and FY 2021 Omnibus budget—is the exclamation point on Congress’s efforts to protect our nation’s submarine fleet and industrial base,” said Chairman Courtney.
March 16, 2021 Press Release
“We need a comprehensive response to power our economic recovery, and the American Rescue Plan gets help where it’s needed most right now," said Courtney.
March 16, 2021 Press Release
“We had over 4,000 folks in eastern Connecticut join us on last night’s town hall, and there’s no question that people have been waiting for the support that the American Rescue Plan provides,” Courtney said.

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In The News

November 21, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Joseph D. Courtney, D-2nd District, recently introduced legislation aimed at reducing increasing rates of on-the-job violence experienced by health care and social service workers.

November 19, 2018 In The News

A bill that would compel the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration to issue a standard requiring health care and social service employers to write and implement workplace violence prevention plans was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday.

November 19, 2018 In The News

A group of House Democrats introduced a bill on Friday to help protect millions of nurses and other health care workers from the high rates of violence they experience on the job.

October 29, 2018 In The News

Groton — As director of workforce development for Electric Boat, Courtney Murphy has seen a 20 percent reduction in departures of first-year employees, just due to the Eastern CT Manufacturing Pipeline.

"When they come into Electric Boat and the first time they're given that job assignment, they have some confidence," she said. "They know how to do it safely."

October 15, 2018 In The News

Third-quarter data released by the Eastern Connecticut Association of Realtors last week shows that single-family home sales in New London and Windham counties are up over last year, which CEO Susy Hurlbert takes as a sign of increased buyer confidence.

October 7, 2018 In The News

Groton, Norwich and North Stonington are among the top cities and towns in the state for economic growth, according to the 2017 Connecticut Town Economic Indexes, which the state Department of Labor released this week.

September 15, 2018 In The News
The Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants is supporting the efforts of U.S. Rep. John B. Larson, D-1st District, and U.S. Rep. Joseph D. Courtney, D-2nd District, to clarify how homeowners with crumbling foundations can receive federal tax relief through the casualty loss deduction. In August, Courtney and Larson asked acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter for clarification on whether a taxpayer can take and “carry forward” a net operating loss if their casualty loss exceeds their income.
September 4, 2018 In The News

College students and their ability to pay their tuition seem unlikely targets for a presidential administration or a political party, especially in an election year. Students represent the near-term future of a skilled workforce and a stronger economy; they are the very premise of progress in research and development in decades to come.

August 28, 2018 In The News

*The image displayed above is of Congressman Courtney at the job center opening in July, 2018.

MONTVILLE, Conn. (WTNH) - If you're looking for a job and live in the eastern side of the state, a career fair is being offered in Montville next week. 

August 22, 2018 In The News

VERNON — For over an hour Tuesday night, residents of three of the communities hit hardest by the crumbling concrete epidemic — Ellington, Stafford, and Vernon — registered their unanimous support for an application that could result in federal money for foundation testing.

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