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Congressman Joe Courtney

Representing the 2nd District of Connecticut

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September 25, 2019 Press Release
“Congratulations to Mayor Nystrom and City of Norwich for identifying this federal funding opportunity and putting together a successful grant application,” said Congressman Courtney.
September 24, 2019 Press Release
“Over the last several months, I have remained firmly committed to taking the process of investigating the President’s actions in 2016 one step at a time to methodically uncover the facts, to inform the American public, and build the case for any actions that may be needed to ensure accountability wherever it is required."
September 23, 2019 Press Release
“We have arrived at a critical juncture in time for the rule of law in the United States, and for this Administration’s faithfulness to our Constitution,” said Congressman Courtney.
September 20, 2019 Press Release
“Connecticut Sea Grant handles everything from connecting aquaculture producers to communities to jumpstarting fisheries,” said Congressman Courtney.
September 20, 2019 Press Release
“Congratulations to each of these three health centers for earning these highly sought after federal grant dollars,” said Congressman Courtney.
September 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a federal grant of over $19,000 to the Woodstock Volunteer Fire Association, Inc. The new federal funding will support the procurement of new washing and drying equipment for the station’s protective gear.

September 19, 2019 Press Release
“The Poquitanuck Volunteer Fire Department deserves major congratulations for successfully applying for these federal grant dollars,” said Congressman Courtney. “
September 18, 2019 Press Release
“Eastern Connecticut is home to a large number of seniors, and nationwide the population of Americans aged 60 and over is growing,” said Congressman Courtney. “
September 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) today announced that the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a federal grant of more than $170,000 to the Town of Sprague, on behalf of the Baltic Fire Engine Company. The new federal funding will support the critical procurement of 24 new firefighter breathing apparatuses for Baltic Fire Engine Company.

September 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) today announced that the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a federal grant of more than $62,000 to the Stafford #1 Fire Department. The new federal funding will help the department to procure new equipment to support the functioning of self-contained breathing apparatuses.

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In The News

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.
August 7, 2014 In The News
STAFFORD — A first glimpse into the American Woolen Warren Mill was offered late Wednesday morning as U.S. Rep. Joseph D. Courtney toured the grounds with the new owners.

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