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Joe Courtney's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Office: U.S. House (CT) - District 2, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans' Affairs
Issue Position: Veterans and Military Personnel
Oct. 3, 2014 Gov. Malloy and Congressional Delegation Applaud Release of Federal Funding to Provide Supportive Housing to Homeless Veterans
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
June 25, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 19, 2014 Letter to Senator Reid, Senator McConnell, Senator Durbin and Senator Cornyn - Confirmation of Linda Shwartz to the VA
May 30, 2014 Courtney Statement on Resignation of Secretary Shinseki
May 23, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Concerns
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Gerald Culliton, Director of the Veterans Affiars Connecticut Healthcare System - West Haven VA IG
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Buck McKeon, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, and Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee - COLA for Military retirees
Jan. 8, 2014 The Class of 2006 Fondly Pays Tribute to Gabby Giffords
Dec. 31, 2013 Courtney Recovers More Than $1.5 Million in Savings for Constituent Taxpayers in 2013
Dec. 30, 2013 Courtney Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Repeal Changes to Military Retirement Benefits
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki - Allow 23 CT Veterans Choice To Stay In Current Retirement Homes
Oct. 21, 2013 Courtney Statement on Full Restoration of Critical Services to Connecticut Veterans
Aug. 2, 2013 Courtney Congratulations Linda Schwartz on Nomination to U.S. Veterans Affairs Post
June 14, 2013 Larson Introduces Bill to Honor Sacrifice of First Responders Killed in the Line of Duty
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
July 13, 2012 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Delays in the Department of Veterans Affairs
July 9, 2012 Courtney Announces $500,000 COPS Grant for City of Norwich to Hire Four Police Officers
June 25, 2012 Connecticut Delegation Announces $4.7 Million in "Vets To Cops" Hiring Grants
May 2, 2012 Letter to Jonathan Leibowitz, Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission
April 5, 2012 Courtney to Speak at Mansfield Job Fair, Provide Information on Federal Resources and Veterans Hiring Tax Credits
March 8, 2012 Courtney Calls on Pentagon to Immediately Reevaluate Management of Veterans Contracting
June 7, 2011 Courtney Applauds VA Decision Affirming that CT Veterans Benefits Will Not be Negatively Affected by New GI Bill Provisions
May 26, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - National Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day
May 23, 2011 Reps. Matsui, Petri and Courtney Introduce Legislation To Expand "Troops To Teachers" Program
July 8, 2010 Courtney Praises VA Decision to Ease Benefits Access for Veterans with PTSD
June 30, 2010 Courtney Statement on Mismanagement of Arlington National Cemetery
May 28, 2010 Reps. Matsui, Courtney, Petri Secure Support for "Troops to Teachers" Amendment in Defense Authorization Bill
Sept. 30, 2009 Representative Promotes Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits In Public Service Announcement
June 25, 2009 Defense Authorization Bill Amended To Include PTSD Mental Health Screening Program
Aug. 1, 2008 Rep. Courtney: Veterans Continue to be a Priority for this Congress
July 31, 2008 Representatives Walz, Courtney Introduce Legislation to Increase Mileage Reimbursement Rates for Veterans
June 30, 2008 Rep. Courtney: New GI Bill is the Very Least We Can Do for Those Who Put Life on Hold to Serve
May 16, 2008 Reps. Courtney and Murphy Call on President to Support New GI Bill for the 21st Century
Feb. 5, 2008 Our view: Veterans Deserve Permanent Bump in Reimbursement
Jan. 25, 2008 The Extra Mile For Veterans
Jan. 17, 2008 Historic Increase in Vets' Funding Becomes Reality with Release of Billions in New Funds
Dec. 17, 2007 Rep. Courtney Improves State's Role in Armed Forces Discharge Process
June 25, 2007 Establishing a Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day
May 28, 2007 Honoring Our Nation's Fallen
May 15, 2007 H.R. 2922, The Pay Veterans First Act
May 5, 2007 Rep. Courtney: Dept. of Veterans Affairs Showed ‘Error in Judgment' and ‘Disgraceful Lack of Leadership' for Bonuses Totaling $3.8 Million
March 29, 2007 Rep. Courtney Statement on Federal Budget
March 28, 2007 Wounded Warrior Assistance Act of 2007
March 28, 2007 Rep. Courtney Advocates Passage of ‘Wounded Warrior Assistance Act'
March 23, 2007 Rep. Courtney Supports Iraq Supplemental, Change of Direction in Iraq
March 20, 2007 Courtney Amendment Adds States to ‘Wounded Warrior' Pilot Program
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