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: 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 Protecting Social Security & Electric Boat

  From the Office of Joseph Courtney Protecting Social Security Over 140,000 eastern Connecticut seniors, veterans, disabled workers, and survivors rely on Social Security, an insurance program that beneficiaries pay into over the course of their lifetime and not an entitlement. Making cuts to this bedrock program would be robbing American taxpayers of income they […]

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