CT Senate 33rd District Recount Notice

Attention Haddam Voters Due to the close vote for Senate District 33 State Senator Candidates (Norman Needleman D, and Melissa Ziobron R,) there will be a recanvass (recount) of all ballots from Districts 001, 002, 003 including absentee ballots and Election Day Registration (EDR) ballots. The recount will take place on Sunday, November 18, 2018 […]

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Courtney gives late October update

submitted 10/26/18 Construction Progress Continues on New England Central Rail TIGER Grant Project This week I had the chance to stop in Stafford to check-in on construction progress along the New England Central Railroad (NECR). In 2014, I helped secure a U.S Department of Transportation TIGER Grant which is being used to upgrade the rail […]

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Crumbling Foundations – A MAJOR Development

From the Office of Joe Courtney, 10/19/18 Courtney and Larson Announce Major Development for Crumbling Foundations On Tuesday, Congressman John Larson and I announced a brand-new tax clarification from the IRS which will provide relief for middle-class homeowners with crumbling foundations. The IRS clarification will allow homeowners to “carry forward” or “carry back” a net […]

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Update from Joe Courtney, 10/12/18

Courant Writer Receives Award for Work on Crumbling Foundations On Tuesday, the Hartford Courant’s Carolyn Lumsden was awarded the 2018 Pulliam editorial fellowship to research the crisis of crumbling foundations in Connecticut and Massachusetts. Lumsden will do a comparative case analysis with our neighbors in Canada to assess how they handled a similar issue involving […]

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Ballot for Nov 6, 2018

We will be voting to select candidates running for 10 offices.  There are also two questions: #1 … Shall the Constitution of the State be amended to ensure (1) that all moneys contained in the Special Transportation Fund be used solely for transportation purposes, including the payment of debts of the state incurred for transportation […]

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Palm Endorsed by Gun Safety Groups

Palm Earns “A” Rating from CT Against Gun Violence; Named “Candidate of Distinction” by Moms Demand Action CHESTER – Several leading gun safety advocacy groups have thrown their weight behind the campaign of Christine Palm, a former high school teacher who is running for office for the first time. Connecticut Against Gun Violence (CAGV) gave […]

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10/5/18 Update from Joe Courtney

Groton Public Schools Awarded $750,000 STEM Grant from the Department of Defense Earlier this week, Groton Public Schools was awarded a grant for $750,000 from the Department of Defense to increase Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) comprehension. This funding is great news for Groton and it will go a long way to bolster their […]

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New Cottage Food Law

Dear Friends & Neighbors, I am proud to share with you that this session, the General Assembly passed legislation that advocates for small businesses and cottage food producers. This new law will set up the process for cottage food producers to get licensed, sell their products and comply with food safety regulations. The legislation went […]

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