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May 4, 2020 Press Release
“Eastern Connecticut is familiar with real, tangible success when it comes to workforce development – the Eastern Connecticut Manufacturing pipeline is an award-winning effort that’s been paying dividends well before the COVID-19 pandemic occurred,” said Congressman Courtney.
May 4, 2020 Press Release

NORWICH, CT – Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will award a second round of federal grants totaling $312,192 to eight municipalities across eastern Connecticut. HUD will disperse the new awards to municipal housing authorities in Enfield, Killingly, Mansfield, Norwich, Plainfield, Putnam, Vernon, and Willimantic.

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May 4, 2020 Press Release

NORWICH, CT – Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will award a second round of federal grants totaling $312,192 to eight municipalities across eastern Connecticut. HUD will disperse the new awards to municipal housing authorities in Enfield, Killingly, Mansfield, Norwich, Plainfield, Putnam, Vernon, and Willimantic.

May 1, 2020 Press Release
“Earlier today, a new joint report from the State Legislature’s Office of Fiscal Analysis and Governor Lamont’s office found that the COVID-19 pandemic could cost the State of Connecticut up to $7 billion by 2023,” said Congressman Courtney.
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April 28, 2020 Press Release
In his letter, Courtney noted that since passage of H.R. 266, neither the SBA nor Treasury have provided a portal for farmers and agricultural enterprises to apply for and receive funding through the critical EIDL program.
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April 25, 2020 Press Release
“Many of our farming families in eastern Connecticut operate like small businesses – they’re getting hard during this pandemic, just like many other small employers, and they need access to cash flow immediately,” said Congressman Courtney.
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April 25, 2020 Press Release

NORWICH, CT – Last night, the U.S. Treasury Department and the federal Small Business Administration (SBA) issued new guidance clarifying that farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural producers are eligible to receive funding through the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), as long as they meet certain requirements.

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April 24, 2020 Press Release

NORWICH, CT – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, made the following statement today after media reports indicated that the U.S. Navy has recommended the reinstatement of Captain Brett Crozier, the Commanding Officer of the USS Theodore Roosevelt:

April 23, 2020 Press Release
“The bipartisan CARES Act was signed into law just four weeks ago, and already much of those hundreds of billions of dollars in resources have been expended,” said Congressman Courtney.
April 22, 2020 Press Release
“I’ve been working to secure clarification on this issue for months now,” said Congressman Courtney.

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