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Joe Courtney's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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
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
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Defense & National Security
Issue Position: Defense and Homeland Security
May 28, 2014 Courtney Hails House Passage of 2015 Defense Authorization
May 8, 2014 Courtney Lauds Comittee Passage of Defense Authorization
April 29, 2014 Courtney Touts Navy Contract For 10 Subs Over 5 Years
April 28, 2014 Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Applaud New Contract For Next 10 Submarines To Be Built Jointly By Electric Boat
April 10, 2014 Letter to Howard "Buck" Mckeon, Chairman and Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the U.S. Armed Services Committee - Funding for the Modernization and Recapitalization of the Air National Guard C-130 Fleet
March 27, 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
Jan. 15, 2014 Courtney Touts Full Funding for Submarine Programs in House-Passed Omnibus
Dec. 13, 2013 Courtny Lauds Passage of Defense Authorization
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, Subcommittee on Defense and Pete Visclosky, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Denfense - Combat Rescue Helicopter Program
Nov. 15, 2013 Courtney, Blumenthal, Murphy Announce $22.5 Million Contract Modification for Electric Boat
Oct. 15, 2013 Courtney Applauds Navy Announcement on Women on Submarines
Oct. 11, 2013 Courtney Praises Bipartisan Passage of Bill to Allow DoD to Pay Military Death Benefits
Aug. 30, 2013 Courtney Statement on Syria
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
June 14, 2013 Courtney Applauds House Passage of Defense Authorization
June 13, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 12, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 6, 2013 Courtney Applauds Bipartisan Committee Passage of Defense Authorization
May 23, 2013 Courtney, Bipartisan House Readiness Panel Overwhelmingly Reject New BRAC Round
April 12, 2013 Courtney Announces Navy Decision to Proceed Full Steam Ahead with Repairs of USS Miami
April 10, 2013 Courtney Applauds Obama Budget Affirmation of Critical Connecticut Defense Priorities
April 5, 2013 Courtney Applauds Announcement of National Coast Guard Museum
March 21, 2013 Courtney, House pass Continuing Resolution protecting two-a-year submarine build rate
March 19, 2013 Courtney statement on 10-year anniversary of Iraq War
March 8, 2013 Courtney, Chester-based Aerocision applaud progress on export control reform
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - DOD Audit
March 6, 2013 Courtney statement on passage of Continuing Resolution maintaining two-a-year submarine build rate
March 4, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - On the Ranking of the Distinguished Warfare Medal
Feb. 13, 2013 Courtney Statement on State of the Union Address
Jan. 24, 2013 Courtney statement on Pentagon decision lifting ban on women serving in combat
Dec. 21, 2012 Courtney announces major design and construction contracts at Electric Boat, ensuring stable workforce in face of fiscal cliff
Dec. 20, 2012 Courtney applauds passage of FY13 National Defense Authorization Act as victory for Connecticut manufacturers
Sept. 20, 2012 Unfinished Business in this Congress
Sept. 12, 2012 Courtney Applauds Panetta Announcement that there Will Be No BRAC Round in 2013
June 1, 2012 Courtney Applauds House Passage of Defense Authorization Act as Victory for Eastern Connecticut Workforce, Industrial Base
May 15, 2012 Courtney Statement on President's Trip to Afghanistan
May 15, 2012 Praises Armed Services Committee Passage of Defense Authorization Act as Victory for Connecticut Manufacturers, Troops
April 27, 2012 Courtney Applauds Bipartisan Rejection of 2013 BRAC in Defense Authorization Bill
April 25, 2012 Courtney Secures Bipartisan Boost for Submarines in 2013 Defense Authorization
April 18, 2012 Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, Part II
April 5, 2012 Courtney Applauds Sen. McCaskill Outright Rejection of 2013 BRAC
April 5, 2012 Lieberman, Blumenthal, Courtney Announce $25.2 Million in Repair Contracts for Electric Boat
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
March 22, 2012 Support of H. Res. 568
Feb. 23, 2012 Courtney, Lieberman, Blumenthal Statement on Budget and Future Years Defense Program
Feb. 13, 2012 Lieberman, Blumenthal, Courtney Statement on Budget and Future Years Defense Program
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