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May 7, 2013 Press Release

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.

May 1, 2013 Press Release

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.

April 26, 2013 Press Release

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:

April 19, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after law enforcement apprehended Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Watertown, Mass:

April 18, 2013 Press Release

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:

April 17, 2013 Press Release

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.

April 17, 2013 Press Release

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.

April 12, 2013 Press Release

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.

April 11, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney on Wednesday was awarded the Navy Distinguished Public Service Award by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus.

April 10, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after President Obama released his FY2014 budget, affirming critical Connecticut defense priorities:

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