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Joe Courtney's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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
Courtney announces $10 million Federal Transit Administration grant for ConnDOT, SEAT to upgrade bus equipment
Courtney applauds signing of Transportation Reauthorization, legislation preventing student loan interest rate from doublin
Issue Position: Investing in the Future
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Transportation & Infrastructure
July 3, 2014 Gov. Malloy, Members of Conn. Congressional Delegation Meet with U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx
May 21, 2014 Courtney Statement on Passage of Waterway Infrastructure Bill
April 7, 2014 Gov. Malloy: Lesson From Super Storm Sandy --Connecticut's Transportation Infrastructure Needs "Hardening'
May 20, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund
May 13, 2013 Courtney Statement on FAA Announcement that 149 Contract Towers, Including Groton-New London Airport, Will Remain Open
April 30, 2013 Letter to Secretary LaHood - Keep State's Air Traffic Control Towers Open
April 26, 2013 Courtney statement on Congressional action to stop FAA furloughs
Aug. 2, 2012 Delegation Announces More than $3 Million in Grants for Connecticut Infrastructure
July 9, 2012 House Passes Courtney Provision Preventing Student Loan Interest Rate from Doubling on July 1
May 8, 2012 RAMP Authors Boustany and Courtney Lead Charge to Defend America's Ports in Transportation Bill Conference
April 18, 2012 Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, Part II
March 8, 2012 RAMP Leaders Courtney and Boustany Continue Bipartisan Effort to Promote American Maritime Commerce
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 14, 2011 Letter to Tom Latham and John Olver, Chairman and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
Nov. 10, 2011 Letter to Daniel K. Inouye, Thad Cochran, Harold Rogers, Norman D. Dicks - Members of House and Senate Appropriations Committee
Nov. 10, 2011 Letter to Ray LaHood, United States Department of Transportation
Nov. 4, 2011 Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2011
Oct. 31, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, The President of the United States
Sept. 14, 2011 Courtney, Lieberman, Blumenthal Announce Nore than $5.3 Million in Funds for Freight Rail Line Improvements
May 9, 2011 Connecticut Delegation Statement on $30 Million Awarded for High Speed Rail
May 6, 2011 Letter to Chairman Mica, Ranking Member Rahall, Chairman Duncan and Ranking Member DeFazio
April 14, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation; and the Honorable Joseph Szabo, Administrator, Federal Railroad
March 30, 2011 Courtney, Boustany encourage Budget Committee to Fully Fund Dredging in 2012 Budget
March 4, 2011 Letter to the Ray LaHood, Secretary, US Department of Transportation - Re-Program High-Speed Rail from Florida to Northeast Corridor
Feb. 15, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Jan. 6, 2011 Don't Tamper with Highway Trust Fund
Jan. 6, 2011 Repealing Health Care
Jan. 4, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Jeb Hensarling Chairman House Republican Conference and The Honorable David Drier Chairman-Designate House Rules Committee
Dec. 30, 2010 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner Speaker-Designate of the House
Nov. 22, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Ray LaHood Secretary of Transportation
Aug. 6, 2010 Letter to Secretary LaHood and Administrator Szabo
March 26, 2009 Rep. Courtney Announces Significant Federal Investment In Amtrak Bridge Rehabilitation And Replacement
July 24, 2008 Rep. Courtney Votes to Bring New Federal Funds to Connecticut's, Nation's Unsafe Bridges
July 23, 2008 Rep. Courtney Votes to Replenish Depleted Highway Trust Fund and Protect State's Transportation Funding
July 8, 2008 Rep. Courtney Announces Progress Made on Route 11 After Hosting Third Stakeholders' Meeting
April 10, 2008 Letter to Jodi Rell, Governor of Connecticut, Re: Federal Transportation Funding Increase
May 11, 2007 Rep. Courtney Announces Nearly $2 Million in Grants for Windham, Groton-New London Airports
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Fighting for the Submarine Capital of the World
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Transportation and Infrastructure
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Economy
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