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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.
April 22, 2020 Press Release
“While we applaud the speed at which the Paycheck Protection Program was rolled out, we hope that you may address the concerns of our agricultural business constituents before additional funding is authorized for disbursement by Congress,” the members wrote.
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April 19, 2020 Press Release
“Bipartisan negotiations are closing in fast on a bigger boost for small businesses than originally put forth by Senator McConnell, as well as for new funding for hospitals and COVID-19 testing,” said Congressman Courtney.
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April 17, 2020 Press Release
“This federal funding is more important than ever – it’s good to see a new round of much-needed support coming in for our health care professionals"
April 16, 2020 Press Release
“These new federal dollars were authorized specifically to help rural communities get the resources they need to stay connected, stay healthy, and to keep the edge in the fight against COVID-19,” said Congressman Courtney
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April 9, 2020 Press Release
“The Gilman Brothers have a long history of stepping up to the plate to help America through times of emergency,” said Congressman Courtney.

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In The News

December 10, 2015 In The News
The U.S. House late Thursday afternoon passed by voice vote the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015, which includes a provision worked on by two of Connecticut's congressional delegates that would allow federal funding to support displays and exhibits, for example, inside the National Coast Guard Museum planned for downtown New London. That support, however, would not extend to the bricks and mortar aspects of the estimated $100 million project.
December 2, 2015 In The News
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A fund established last year to break out the Ohio-class Replacement nuclear ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) from the Navy’s traditional shipbuilding budget could cut the $100 billion price tag for the 12 boomers by up to 10 percent, according to estimates from the Congressional Budget Office.
November 27, 2015 In The News
ENFIELD — Seven veterans were recognized for their service in the Korean War during a ceremony at the Enfield Senior Center Wednesday morning.
October 19, 2015 In The News
​STORRS — U.S. Rep. Joseph Courtney, D-2nd District, said the University of Connecticut was the obvious choice to host a panel discussion on strengthening cybersecurity in the 21st century because of the school’s current and future role in what he termed not only a field of study, but a developing industry.
August 7, 2015 In The News
WINDHAM — At a time when many businesses across the nation are struggling, Micro Precision LLC, a South Windham company, has managed to grow.
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January 2, 2015 In The News
President Barack Obama’s signature on the new defense policy bill was a big milestone for the Navy’s high priority new ballistic missile submarine program, but much difficult work still lies ahead.
November 13, 2014 In The News
If the Obama administration proposes an authorization to use military force against the Islamic State that limits the use of American ground troops, it would be dead on arrival on Capitol Hill, t he House Armed Services chairman predicted at a hearing Thursday.
October 3, 2014 In The News
WILLIMANTIC — In 2010, the unemployment rate in Connecticut was 9.4 percent.
September 5, 2014 In The News
Phone systems at the Connecticut VA Healthcare System's community clinics have been upgraded to address a problem with voicemail messages being lost, officials announced on Friday.
August 28, 2014 In The News
New London — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney appeared Wednesday at Cross Sound Ferry to highlight the impact shipbuilding has on the region and to call for continued support of a law they say has a major impact on retaining jobs in the industry.

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