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Congressman Joe Courtney

Representing the 2nd District of Connecticut

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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 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.

February 15, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney welcomed President Obama’s support for the Virginia-class submarine program and a significant increase in investment in development of the SSBN(x) submarine. The President’s budget includes more than $4.7 billion for Virginia-class submarines and another $1 billion for the OHIO-class replacement.

February 11, 2011 Press Release

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February 4, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today hailed the start of design work on the Ohio-class replacement submarine as a major step forward in a process he helped kick start four years ago. The U.S. Navy announced today that the program achieved Milestone A status on January 10, and has begun the design and technology-development phase of production.

February 2, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced that the Ashford Volunteer Fire Department has secured $27,265 in federal funding from the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA to enhance its operations and safety efforts.

February 1, 2011 Op-Ed
​Today, Republican Members of Congress who ran on a platform of repealing health care and patients' rights for millions of Americans officially began receiving their own Congressional health insurance. Just two weeks after their party voted unanimously to strip patient protections and affordable coverage for all Americans, all but 15 new Republican members of the 112th Congress are enrolled in a comprehensive insurance plan. Their plan is paid for with generous subsidies courtesy of the American taxpayer, and has no waiting period for pre-existing illness or disability.
January 26, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today welcomed Robin Chesmer of Lebanon as his special guest to the State of the Union Address. Chesmer is the owner of Graywall Farms, and is a founding member and managing director of The Farmer’s Cow, a cooperative group of six eastern Connecticut dairy farms.

January 10, 2011 Press Release

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