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Joe Courtney's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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 applauds U.S. Labor Department decision certifying Amerbelle employees as eligible for Trade Adjustment Assistance
July 30, 2014 Connecticut Delegation: Stay in Congress and Vote on the Issues that Impact the American People
July 29, 2014 Resolution to Sue the President
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 10, 2014 Courtney Lauds Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Modernize Workforce Investment
July 9, 2014 Supporting Knowledge and Investing in LIfelong Skills Act
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 9, 2014 Courtney Introduces Bill to Prevent Misclassification of Workers
April 8, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Call a Vote on Unemployment Compensation Extension
March 27, 2014 Connecticut Delegation on State Minimum Wage Vote
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor - Black Lung Claims Process
Jan. 30, 2014 Courtney Calls for Congressional Action on Issues of Economic Opportunity
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service - Clarification for Volunteer Departments
Nov. 21, 2013 President Signs Bipartisan Bill to Increase Efficiency Under Davis-Bacon Act
Sept. 10, 2013 Committee Leaders Applaud House Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Increase Efficiency Under Davis-Bacon Act
Sept. 10, 2013 Streamlining Claims Processing for Federal Contractor Employees Act
Aug. 23, 2013 Reps. Miller, Courtney Applaud DOL's Proposed Rule to Protect Health, Safety of American Workers
Aug. 1, 2013 Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013
July 10, 2013 Hearing of the House Workforce Protections Subcommittee of the Education and the Workforce Committee - Examining the Labor Department's Proposed Reforms to the FECA Program
July 10, 2013 Hearing of the House Workforce Protections Subcommittee of the Education and the Workforce Committee - Federal Employees' Compensation Act
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
May 14, 2013 Courtney Statement on Pentagon Announcement of Reduced Furlough Days for DoD Employees
May 8, 2013 Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 12, 2013 Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act
March 8, 2013 Courtney, Chester-based Aerocision applaud progress on export control reform
Feb. 15, 2013 Bill to Prevent Industrial Dust Explosions Re-Introduced in the House
Feb. 13, 2013 Courtney Statement on State of the Union Address
June 27, 2012 Larson, Becerra: America Needs Jobs, Not Contempt
June 7, 2012 CT Delegation Pledges to Assist Northrop Grumman Workers, Presses Company for Answers
Feb. 6, 2012 Pass the Payroll Tax Extension
Dec. 19, 2011 Courtney Statement on House Republicans' Decision to Block Middle Class Tax Cuts
Sept. 8, 2011 Courtney Statement After Obama Jobs Speech
Aug. 5, 2011 Courtney Statement on Positive July Jobs Report
April 26, 2011 Courtney applauds Report Critical of New England Fisheries Management
Sept. 7, 2010 Courtney Alerts Troops Who Were Stop-Lossed After 9/11 They Are Eligible For Additional Back Pay
July 30, 2010 Courtney, House Vote to Protect U.S. Manufacturing Jobs
July 22, 2010 Courtney Hails Fisheries Commission Retreat on Lobster Ban
March 17, 2010 Rep. Courtney Urges President To Immediately Sign Hiring Incentives To Restore Employment (Hire) Act
Feb. 6, 2010 Rep. Courtney Statement On Court Order To Halt Pratt And Whitney Layoffs
Feb. 11, 2009 The American People Know What The Bottom Line Is
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