WASHINGTON--Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) released the following statement in reaction to the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard that have claimed at least twelve lives:
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressmen Joe Courtney (CT-2) and John Larson (CT-1) announced that the U.S. Air Force will invest $12 million to upgrade a hangar at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks. The hangar is being improved in preparation for the arrival of Air National Guard C-130H cargo planes that will be based out of Bradley.
Washington—Yesterday, at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) questioned Secretary of State John Kerry, Joint Chiefs Chairman Martin Dempsey, and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel about the situation in Syria.
Norwich—Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) announced that Mystic Seaport will receive a competitive matching grant of $80,343 through the Museums for America program to help fund a project to digitally catalog nearly 5,000 historical objects, documents, and photographs.
Washington—Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) released the following statement on Syria:
Congressman Courtney presents service medals to Willard Kemp of East Hampton (seated), joined by son Thomas Kemp, Vi L. Kemp, and Sarah Kemp.
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) released the following statement after President Obama spoke in Buffalo, NY, to unveil plans to control the cost of college and reduce student debt:
WASHINGTON--Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) released the following statement after Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced that furloughs for civilian Defense Department employees will be reduced from 11 days to six. Furloughs went into effect on July 8 after sequestration forced the Defense Department to make deep cuts to their FY13 budget.
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) released the following statement congratulating Connecticut’s Commissioner of Veterans Affairs, Linda Schwartz, on her presidential nomination to serve as Assistant Secretary for Policy and Planning in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.