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March 18, 2020 Press Release
“Since Friday, there have been thousands of new applications for unemployment assistance in Connecticut each day,” said Congressman Courtney.
March 17, 2020 Press Release
“The Department of Education’s announcement last night that student loan borrowers are going to be forced to continue to pay existing monthly payments is hardly much help for people facing layoffs, reductions in hours, and loss of income amid the outbreak of COVID-19,” said Courtney.
March 14, 2020 Press Release
“The ripple effects made by COVID-19 may be felt for months, and we need to help eastern Connecticut families, schools, businesses, and others to brace for any economic and social impacts made as we take precautions to help folks stay healthy and safe,” said Rep. Courtney.
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March 13, 2020 Press Release
“The Connecticut Department of Social Services’ announcement today is a crucial development in our ability to serve patients with behavioral health and medical needs during this time of social distancing,” said Congressman Courtney.
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March 11, 2020 Press Release
“The ripple effects of COVID-19 will be felt across many sectors of American life, but there’s action we can take now to help improve our safety, prevent the spread of the virus, and to make sure that people are given the help they need while we work through this together,” said Congressman Courtney.
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March 11, 2020 Press Release
Last week, the House voted to pass an emergency supplemental funding bill that provided $8.3 billion in new federal funding to combat the COVID-19 epidemic.
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March 10, 2020 Press Release
“Our nation’s disabled veterans have made incredible sacrifices for America – the very least they are owed is our assistance when they come home and transition back to civilian life,” said Rep. Courtney.
March 10, 2020 Press Release
“The logic of this in terms of economics makes absolutely no sense. Over the last four years, Minor League Baseball has averaged consistently 40 million fans."
March 5, 2020 Press Release
Over the course of Chairman Courtney’s questioning, Assistant Secretary Geurts testified about his confidence in the ability of the submarine industrial base to support the second 2021 submarine..."
March 4, 2020 Press Release
“I am grateful that the House Oversight and Reform Committee voted to approve our legislation supporting Minor League Baseball,” said Congressman Courtney.
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In The News

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.

August 16, 2018 In The News

New London — Federal money is aiding the city fire department in taking preventative measures against cancer rates, as well as training for technical rescues in anticipation of upcoming work under the Gold Star Memorial Bridge.

August 16, 2018 In The News

A Vietnam veteran who says he was left sterilised by Agent Orange has ridden more 10,000 miles across the US on a motorcycle to rally support to change compensation rules.

Gerry Wright, 70, is one of thousands of former soldiers who sprayed the herbicide during the Vietnam War to kill dense vegetation that provided cover for Viet Cong troops.

August 14, 2018 In The News

Santiago “Santi” Rodriguez, a 14-year-old New London boy who loves soccer and basketball, is a healthy high school sophomore thanks to research and treatment by the National Institutes of Health.

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