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May 31, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney (D-CT) today released the following statement after the United States Senate on President Obama’s call today for Congress to take action to stop subsidized Stafford student loan interest rates from doubling from 3.4% to 6.8% on July 1:

May 23, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney and New London Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio today announced more than $2 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to combat lead paint and other home health hazards in New London.

May 23, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney and the House Readiness Subcommittee today voted to reject a new round of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC), becoming the first subcommittee in the House to do so, when it passed its “mark” of the FY14 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA, HR 1960).

May 20, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today congratulated Gilman-based Gilman Brothers Company on earning the President’s “E” Award for export success. A leading manufacturer of foamboard products, Gilman Brothers has won assistance from the U.S.

May 14, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced that the Pentagon has reduced furlough days for Department of Defense civilian employees to 11 from the originally-proposed 22:

May 13, 2013 Press Release

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

May 10, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today visited with Donovan Kelleher, a senior at Norwich Free Academy, who won this year’s Congressional Arts Competition.

May 9, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced that Renaissance City Development Association in New London and Willimantic Whitewater Partnership secured grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for $400,000 and $200,000, respectively, to clean up local brownfield sites.

May 8, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today pushed the full House of Representatives to immediately consider his legislation, The Student Loan Relief Act, H.R. 1595, to prevent the interest rate in subsidized Stafford student loans from doubling for two years.

May 8, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced that the Town of Plainfield secured a $200,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to complete the environmental assessment of the former InterRoyal site.

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