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Joe Courtney's Public Statements

Full Name: Joseph 'Joe' D. Courtney
Office: U.S. House (CT) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Audrey; 2 Children: Robert, Elizabeth
Birth Date: 04/06/1953
Birth Place: West Hartford, CT
Home City: Vernon, CT
Date Title
Courtney Slams GOP Tax Plan for Imposing Stiff New Taxes on Military Families
New Date Shows Affordable Care Act Saved Eastern CT Seniors More than $3 Million on Prescription Drugs this Year
Courtney announces $10 million Federal Transit Administration grant for ConnDOT, SEAT to upgrade bus equipment
Courtney Statement on Senate Passage of Middle-Class Tax Cut Extension
Courtney applauds House passage of FY13 Defense Appropriations Bill
Courtney applauds signing of Transportation Reauthorization, legislation preventing student loan interest rate from doublin
Courtney applauds U.S. Labor Department decision certifying Amerbelle employees as eligible for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Veterans' Affairs
Issue Position: Public Safety & Homeland Security
Issue Position: Defense and Homeland Security
Issue Position: Transportation & Infrastructure
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Defense & National Security
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Medicare
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Tax Relief
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Middle Class
Issue Position: Energy & Environment
Issue Position: Investing in the Future
Issue Position: Retirement Security
Issue Position: Seniors & Retirement Security
Issue Position: Veterans and Military Personnel
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Education
Aug. 15, 2014 Courtney Statement on Reining in of Anthem Rates for 2015
Aug. 1, 2014 Courtney Denounces "Hyper-Partisan Approach" To Border Crisis
July 31, 2014 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Keep Dubuque Air Traffic Control Tower Open
July 31, 2014 Delegation Lauds Rejection of Health Insurance Rate Increase Request
July 30, 2014 Connecticut Delegation: Stay in Congress and Vote on the Issues that Impact the American People
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP
July 29, 2014 Delegation Lauds Rejection of Health Insurance Rate Increase Request
July 29, 2014 Resolution to Sue the President
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 23, 2014 Hearing of the Workforce Protections Subcommittee of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - Improving the Federal Wage and Hour Regulatory Structure
July 15, 2014 Export-Import Bank Reauthorization
July 10, 2014 Courtney Lauds Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Modernize Workforce Investment
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 9, 2014 Supporting Knowledge and Investing in LIfelong Skills Act
July 3, 2014 Gov. Malloy, Members of Conn. Congressional Delegation Meet with U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx
June 30, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives on Appropriations, and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations - Plum Island
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 25, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 21, 2014 Journal Inquirer - Looms May be Humming Again By Month's End
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
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