WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney introduced legislation yesterday to renew the Pediatric Subspecialty Loan Repayment Program, a program designed to bolster the number of pediatric mental health providers, a critical area of need. The Pediatric Subspecialty and Mental Health Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2013, H.R. 1827, would reauthorize Sec.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced two federal grants for eastern Connecticut fire departments: the Muddy Brook Fire Department in East Woodstock secured $157,415, and the Williamsville Fire Engine Company in Killingly secured $23,750. Both grants are through the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after he and the House of Representatives voted to shift Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funds to prevent the furlough of air traffic controllers:
WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after law enforcement apprehended Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Watertown, Mass:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney (D-CT) today released the following statement after the United States Senate failed to clear a procedural hurdle on bipartisan legislation to strengthen background checks for gun purchases:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced two federal grants to eastern Connecticut fire departments through the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. The first was secured by Plainfield’s Wauregan Fire District, and is valued at $73,150. The second grant, for $49,400, was secured by the Willington Fire Department.
WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Congressman Joe Courtney (D-CT) today introduced the Shellfish Marketing Assistance Fairness Act. The legislation would allow the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide direct and professional marketing assistance to farmed shellfish growers in New York, Connecticut and across the country.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today announced that the U.S. Navy is moving forward with repairs to 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. Congressman Courtney was notified of the decision today.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney on Wednesday was awarded the Navy Distinguished Public Service Award by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after President Obama released his FY2014 budget, affirming critical Connecticut defense priorities: