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May 28, 2020 Press Release
“The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of our lives in ways we couldn’t have planned for,” said Rep. Courtney.
May 27, 2020 Press Release
“On my telephone town hall last Tuesday, I spoke with the owner of a child care center in eastern Connecticut who told me that her small business is under immense pressure,” said Congressman Courtney.
May 27, 2020 Press Release
“We’ve got thousands of small employers, non-profits, mom-and-pop stores, manufacturers and other small businesses in eastern Connecticut who are facing permanent financial damage from COVID-19 because their business interruption insurance fails to cover losses and closure due to the COVID-19 pandemics,” said Congressman Courtney.
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May 21, 2020 Press Release
The bipartisan call comes following reports that the June 24th deadline would fall just short of the 90 days of service required for many members of the National Guard to qualify for certain federal benefits...
May 21, 2020 Press Release
“As the CCADV’s rapid re-housing program nears the end of its first year in operation, the importance of continued federal support for critical non-profits like these has never been clearer,” said Rep. Courtney.
May 20, 2020 Press Release
“America is facing rates of unemployment that we haven’t seen since the Great Depression,” said Rep. Courtney.
May 19, 2020 Press Release
“This news couldn’t have come soon enough for our dairy and commodity crop farmers in eastern Connecticut,” said Rep. Courtney.
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May 15, 2020 Press Release
“Last Wednesday, the Chair of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, bluntly warned that the gravity of the COVID-19 recession – worse than any recession since World War II – requires more fiscal action by Congress, and soon,” said Congressman Courtney.
May 15, 2020 Press Release
“Congress can’t cling to the past in an emergency like COVID-19,” said Congressman Courtney.
May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Joe Courtney (CT-02) voted to pass a bipartisan resolution (H. Res.

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In The News

September 12, 2017 In The News

U.S. Reps. Joseph D. Courtney and John B. Larson say they’re optimistic that homeowners with crumbling foundations will be provided tax relief for repairs following a meeting Monday with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

August 22, 2017 In The News
Congressmen Courtney and Larson discuss their proposal to let individuals aged 50-64 buy-in to Medicare.
August 21, 2017 In The News
Most Americans want Congress to set aside politics and search for common-sense solutions that build upon the efforts of the Affordable Care Act rather than tear it down with no viable alternative. The “Medicare Buy-In and Health Care Stabilization Act,” to be introduced by U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney and two other congressmen, is such a common-sense proposal.
May 2, 2017 In The News
At an event hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the U.S. Naval Institute, Courtney discusses his concerns with submarine readiness and maintenance challenges. Read more from the US Naval Institute.
April 7, 2017 In The News

If a journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step, then the drive towards a larger Navy starts with last year’s updated Force Structure Assessment – the shipbuilding plan of the future.

June 4, 2016 In The News
When Justice Croutch graduated from Tolland High School five years ago, her future looked bright. With dazzling green eyes and a smile that lit up a room, she enrolled in a dental hygienist program, earning a 4.0-grade point average in her first year. Now 22, Justice is in a vegetative state in a New Hampshire nursing home, needing a machine to breathe and unable to recognize her family or friends.
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April 18, 2016 In The News
For the first time in a generation, Electric Boat is hiring thousands of workers as military strategy again turns to submarines to project U.S. sea power. As many as 850 high-skilled, well-paid manufacturing and other jobs are being filled this year and nearly 4,000 in the next 15 years, establishing a workforce of 18,000 at the submarine manufacturer's sites in Groton and Quonset Point, R.I.
March 29, 2016 In The News
The Navy announced on Monday that EB would be the prime contractor for the estimated $95 billion Ohio-class replacement program. Plans call for 12 of these next-generation ballistic missile submarines to replace the aging fleet of "boomers" built in the 1980s and 1990s. EB will design and deliver all 12 boats.
February 23, 2016 In The News
Last week, Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, called for congressional action to help so-called blue water Navy veterans — those who served in territorial waters overseas during the Vietnam War, and who may suffer illnesses linked to exposure to Agent Orange.

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