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October 5, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, on the fifth day of the federal government shutdown, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 3223, the Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act, a bill which Courtney endorsed the day the shutdown began:

October 4, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) announced that a new report issued by the Commission on Long-Term Care recommends steps to protect access to skilled nursing care for Medicare beneficiaries—an objective that legislation authored by Courtney would achieve. The Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act (H.R.

October 2, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Yesterday, during the first day of the federal government shutdown insisted upon by House Republicans, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) took two actions to help address the impact of a government shutdown on eastern Connecticut’s hardworking federal workers. First, Courtney co-sponsored H.R. 3223, the Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act, sponsored by Rep.

October 1, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Tonight, after House Republicans again insisted on including poison-pill amendments to the Continuing Resolution needed to avert a government shutdown, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) released the following statement:

September 30, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, after House Republicans passed a continuing resolution including a poison pill amendment to delay implementation of the Affordable Care Act for a year, a measure that all but guarantees a government shutdown, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) released the following statement after voting against the bill:

September 27, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) joined a bipartisan coalition of 80 members of the House in sending a letter to Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Chair Alison Macfarlane to urge the NRC to pursue completion of safety evaluation reports for the proposed nuclear waste storage facility at Yucca Mountain in Nevada.

September 27, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, after the U.S. Senate passed a continuing resolution supported by President Obama that would fund the federal government at current levels and avert a House Republican-led government shutdown, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) released the following statement:

September 27, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) announced a $25.7 million Navy contract for Electric Boat to perform maintenance and modernization upgrades to the USS Providence, a Los Angeles-class attack submarine.

September 25, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON-- Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) announced a $152 million Navy contract modification to Electric Boat, which will support development studies and design efforts for Virginia class submarines:

September 20, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) released the following statement after voting against a House Republican version of a Continuing Resolution that would defund the Affordable Care Act and maintain sequestration cuts:

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