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April 1, 2020 Press Release
“Passage of the bipartisan CARES Act opened up numerous additional resources for small business owners, and kickstarted brand new programs that will help streamline cashflow directly to small businesses,” said Rep. Courtney.
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March 30, 2020 Press Release
“Concerns about retaining the value of a home are even more important during times of economic uncertainty like these,” said Congressman Courtney.
March 29, 2020 Press Release
“Today’s announcement that FEMA has approved Connecticut’s request for a Stafford Act disaster declaration is a critical order that provides a strong financial backstop to state and local COVID-19 emergency efforts,"
March 27, 2020 Press Release
“The COVID-19 pandemic has upended life for everyone, but people in eastern Connecticut need to know that more help is on the way,” said Rep. Courtney.
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March 26, 2020 Press Release
“Our health care professionals are working on the front lines of this pandemic in health centers and clinics – they’re keeping our eastern Connecticut communities safe and healthy, and we’ve got to keep working together to support them,” said Congressman Courtney.
March 26, 2020 Press Release
“Americans are worried about their finances more than ever, and while efforts by the Administration and Congress have sought to ease the burden of student loan debt..."
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March 26, 2020 Press Release
“We’ve got to be prepared to deploy a COVID-19 vaccine as widely as possible once it’s developed,” said Rep. Courtney, “it's the only way we can ensure a clear victory for Americans in this fight."
March 25, 2020 Press Release
“The Emergency Coronavirus package unveiled last night is a much improved plan that now directs critical resources to America’s health care workers and hospitals, state governments, unemployed workers and small employers..."
March 24, 2020 Press Release
“As Congress considers further legislation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we urge you to include support for our nation’s first responders, especially fire and emergency medical services (EMS), who are serving on the frontlines of this outbreak."
March 20, 2020 Press Release
“After speaking with thousands of eastern Connecticut residents via two remote distance town halls this week, there is no doubt that Senator McConnell’s proposed COVID-19 aid package totally misses the mark..."
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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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