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Congressman Joe Courtney

Representing the 2nd District of Connecticut

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September 12, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – At a hearing of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Congressman Joe Courtney elicited testimony from Assistant Secretary of the Navy Sean Stackley affirming that the Fiscal Year 2013 Continuing Resolution (CR) being considered by the Congress would in fact continue to fully fund continued doubled submarine production at Electric Bo

September 12, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced that the CT Parent Advocacy Center in Niantic secured an $828,108 grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The CT Parent Advocacy Center will use the competitive funding to provide information and resources to parents of children with the full range of disabilities (birth to age 26).

August 31, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today applauded the completion and official opening of the new indoor small arms range at SUBASE New London. In 2008, Congressman Courtney secured $11 million to build the range as part of the Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009.

August 30, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced that Storrs-based Biorasis Inc. secured a $486,406 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

August 24, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced that the Town of Putnam secured a $46,548 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’s (HHS) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention to help the Town combat underage drinking.

August 22, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Richard Blumenthal and Congressman Joe Courtney today applauded the U.S. Navy’s decision to move forward on repair of the USS MIAMI, a Groton-based attack submarine that was damaged in a fire May 23 while undergoing an overhaul at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Maine.

August 14, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today applauded the State of Rhode Island’s decision to suspend a proposal to place tolls on I-95 just across the border from North Stonington. The suspension follows the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) February rejection of Rhode Island’s request.

August 7, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – During a live telephone town hall held by Congressman Joe Courtney with over 6,000 constituents from eastern Connecticut, Robert Hamilton, Electric Boat’s (EB) director of communications, shared the latest information on the company’s employment situation and outlook.

August 7, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after U.S.

August 6, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced that the Towns of Enfield and Vernon will receive $4,148,503 and $2,184,998, respectively, from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to pay for costs incurred from debris removal as a result of October 2011. The funds will be delivered to the State of Connecticut, and will be distributed to the Towns in October.

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