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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
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
May 9, 2014 Courtney Introduces Bill to Prevent Misclassification of Workers
May 8, 2014 Courtney Announces Grant Opportunities for Local Food Enterprises
May 8, 2014 Courtney Lauds Comittee Passage of Defense Authorization
May 2, 2014 Courtney Calls for Policy Changes to Boost Local Meat and Dairy Products in Connecticut
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 24, 2014 Courtney Announces Speciality Crop Funding for Connecticut Farmers
April 23, 2014 Blumenthal, Courtney Announce Major Federal Assitance for Putnam Infrastructure
April 16, 2014 Courtney Announces Arts Grants for Mystic Ballet, Goodspeed Opera House
April 11, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State, and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury - Sanction Russia's State Arms Dealer
April 10, 2014 New Data Shows Affordable Care Act Saved Eastern Connecticut Seniors More than $14 Million on Prescription Drugs in 2013
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
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 8, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Connecticut House delegation, Governor Malloy in Call for Immediate Vote on Umployment Insurance
April 8, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Call a Vote on Unemployment Compensation Extension
April 7, 2014 Gov. Malloy: Lesson From Super Storm Sandy --Connecticut's Transportation Infrastructure Needs "Hardening'
April 4, 2014 Letter to Ander Crenshaw, Chairman and Jose Serrano, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Financial Services of the Committee on Appropriations - Sufficient Funding for the Small Business Export Trade Promotion Program
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 4, 2014 Letter to John Kline, Chairman of Committee on Education and the Workforce - Action on Mine Safety Legislation, Recognition of Fourth Anniversary of Upper Big Branch Disaster
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mike Simpson, Chair, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies of the House Committee on Appropriations - Long Island Sound
April 2, 2014 Health Insurance Sign-Ups Surge
April 2, 2014 Courtney: Ukraine Bills will Support Democracy
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 27, 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
March 27, 2014 Connecticut Delegation on State Minimum Wage Vote
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 17, 2014 Courtney: Minimum Wage Increase Would Life Families Out of Poverty, Decrease Participation in Nutrition Assistance
March 14, 2014 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
March 13, 2014 Letter to Brian Ronholm, Acting Under Secretary for Food Safety of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Delay Implementing Flawed Salmonella Action Plan
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 5, 2014 Courtney Praises Bipartisan Flood Insurance Reform Passage
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor - Black Lung Claims Process
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Barabara Boxer, Chairman, House Committee on Environment and Public Works - Water Resources Development Act
Feb. 27, 2014 All Economic Regulations are Transparent Act of 2014
Feb. 27, 2014 Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Announce $32 Million In Federal Funds For Fishery Disaster
Feb. 26, 2014 Hartford Courant: Compromise to Avert Sequestration Cuts
Feb. 26, 2014 Courtney: State-UTC Agreement a "Significant Victory for Connecticut's Economy"
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Gerald Culliton, Director of the Veterans Affiars Connecticut Healthcare System - West Haven VA IG
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 11, 2014 Courtney: Export Growth Shows That When Connecticut Exports, Connecticut Wins
Feb. 10, 2014 Members Sign Resolution Supporting Democratic Aspirations of the People
Feb. 5, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2954, Public Access and Loans Improvement Act, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3964, Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act
Feb. 3, 2014 Connecticut Delegation Announce $9.8 Million in Home Heating Relief
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a Model for the Nation
Jan. 30, 2014 Courtney Calls for Congressional Action on Issues of Economic Opportunity
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
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