Courtney on Kleen Energy

2/7/19 On Ninth Anniversary of Kleen Energy Explosion, Congressman Courtney Reintroduces the Protecting American Workers Act WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02), a member of the House Education and Labor Committee, reintroduced the Protecting America’s Workers Act. Courtney was joined by Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03), Chairman of the House Education and […]

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Courtney Update, 2/1/19

A Hard-Won Victory for Griswold This week, Governor Ned Lamont announced his decision to reject the placement of a new state police gun range in Griswold, a victory for grassroots efforts that have taken place for over the past 3 years to resist this move, efforts of which my office assisted with every step of […]

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Courtney Welcomes Newly Commissioned USS South Dakota to the Fleet

Courtney Welcomes Newly Commissioned USS South Dakota to the Fleet Hails USS South Dakota as “America’s First Millennial Submarine” New London, CT – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, today addressed hundreds at the commissioning of the USS South Dakota – the Navy’s newest Virginia-class […]

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Courtney Backed Bill would bolster Social Security

Courtney-Backed Legislation to Bolster Social Security Reports that a new bill would make the program more relevant by increasing benefits, changing COLA formula, and more Washington – Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) called attention to a January 30 Los Angeles Times column highlighting Congressman John Larson’s (CT-01) Social Security 2100 Act (H.R. 860) , a […]

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Courtney: Good News

900 New Hires for Electric Boat in 2019 On Monday [1/14], I joined Electric Boat president Jeff Geiger and regional stakeholders at EB’s annual legislative update meeting, where they announced a projected 900 new hires for the upcoming year. EB already employs nearly 12,000 people in Connecticut, and their continued transformation towards a younger, more […]

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News from Joe Courtney

  Courtney-Backed Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Bill Introduced in 116th Congress Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) today joined House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Mark Takano (D-CA) in introducing the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 (HR 299). Congressman Courtney, Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and […]

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New Work for Electric Boat

Courtney Statement On Navy Decision To Move USS DELAWARE Maintenance Work To Electric Boat In Groton (Washington, DC) – Today, 1/4/19, Congressman Joe Courtney, ranking member of the House Armed Service Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Navy’s announcement that it will move an upcoming “post-shakedown” maintenance availability […]

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Joe Courtney on Foundations

Courtney and Larson Highlight Crumbling Foundations Amendments Included in Government Funding Package [Washington, DC] — Last night [Jan 3, 2019], Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) voted to pass a package of appropriations bills aimed at restoring funding to federal government agencies impacted by the partial government shutdown. Included in one of those bills, H.R. 21, were […]

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12/21/18 Update from Joe Courtney

12/21/18 Weekly Update Investing in Eastern CT’s Maritime Supply Chain This week my office announced $62,100 in federal grant money to the Development Agency to the Naval & Maritime Consortium in Groton, providing the network with the resources for establishing a framework that supports capital investment and job creation in eastern CT. Our region is […]

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