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Congressman Joe Courtney

Representing the 2nd District of Connecticut

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May 10, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today joined with U.S. Reps. Joe Heck, D.O. (R-NV) and Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) to introduce bipartisan legislation to permanently repeal the flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula and set out a clear path toward comprehensive reforms of Medicare payment and delivery systems.

May 8, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after Senate Republicans filibustered legislation that would prevent interest rates on subsidized Stafford student loans from doubling on July 1:

May 1, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement on the anniversary of the death of Osama bin Laden and the signing of the Enduring Strategic Partnership Agreement between the United States and Afghanistan:

April 27, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today applauded passage of the Readiness Subcommittee’s “mark” of the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which did not include a round of BRAC. The mark’s passage is the latest bipartisan rejection of BRAC.

April 27, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after voting no on a House Republican plan that would pay for extending low student loan interest rates by eliminating a health care fund for women and children:

April 26, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after Speaker John Boehner abruptly shifted course on student loan interest rates:

April 25, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today praised the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee’s “mark” of the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The mark, which was released today and will be voted on tomorrow, includes measures secured by Rep. Courtney aimed at ensuring a stable production rate for the Virginia Class submarine program.

April 23, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT), Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Representative Joe Courtney (D-CT) today announced that the town of Pomfret has received a USDA Earth Day 2012 Project grant.

April 12, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today applauded the completion and official opening of Pier 31 at SUBASE New London. The new $36-million pier is almost twice the width of the pier it is replacing, and can comfortably berth a Virginia Class submarine on either side – something the old pier could not do.

April 10, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney on WEDNESDAY, April 11, at 11:30 a.m. will join with local officials and representatives from the Army Corps of Engineers to announce new dredging work at Westbrook Harbor.

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