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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
Oct. 4, 2013 Vote on a Clean CR
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Hagel - Relieve United Technologies Workers Facing Furlough
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, House of Representatives - Clean Continuing Resolution
Oct. 4, 2013 Commission on Long-Term Care Recommends Courtney-Sponsored Modifications to Three-Day Hospital Stay Requirement for Skilled Nursing Care Coverage in Medicare
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Leader Nancy Pelosi - Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Strong Labor Protections
Oct. 2, 2013 Opening Day for the Affordable Care Act in Connecticut
Oct. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Hagel, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Beers - Retroactive Pay for Workers Impacted by GOP Shutdown, Limitation of Furloughs
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Oct. 1, 2013 Courtney to House GOP: "Stop This Reckless Attack on Our Economy"
Sept. 30, 2013 Courtney Decries GOP Decision to Move Forward with a Government Shutdown
Sept. 27, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, Larson, Courtney, Himes And Esty Announce Cops Grants For Bridgeport, Farmington, Hartford And Norwich
Sept. 27, 2013 Letter to Alison Macfarlane, Chair, Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Move Forward with Yucca Mountain Safety Study
Sept. 27, 2013 Courtney Calls on Speaker Boehner to Allow Vote on Senate Measure to Avert Government Shutdown
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Sept. 20, 2013 Courtney Statement on House Republican Continuing Resolution
Sept. 19, 2013 Courtney Statement on Medicare Advantage Premium Stability, Saving Seniors Money
Sept. 18, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - McGovern Joins New England Delegation on Letter to EPA Opposing Changes to Clean Air Funding
Sept. 16, 2013 Courtney Statement on Tragic Shooting at Washington Navy Yard
Sept. 10, 2013 Streamlining Claims Processing for Federal Contractor Employees Act
Sept. 10, 2013 Committee Leaders Applaud House Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Increase Efficiency Under Davis-Bacon Act
Sept. 6, 2013 Courtney Announces More Than $80,000 for Mystic Seaport Digital Archive Project
Aug. 30, 2013 Courtney Statement on Syria
Aug. 28, 2013 Courtney Presents Export Award to Suffield's MetFin
Aug. 23, 2013 Reps. Miller, Courtney Applaud DOL's Proposed Rule to Protect Health, Safety of American Workers
Aug. 22, 2013 Courtney Statement on President Obama's Proposals to Make College Affordable
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
Aug. 7, 2013 Courtney: Furlough Reduction is Welcome News, But Sequestration Continues to Inflict Damage
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
Aug. 2, 2013 Courtney Congratulations Linda Schwartz on Nomination to U.S. Veterans Affairs Post
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, House of Representatives - Immigration Reform
Aug. 1, 2013 Courtney Statement on House Passage of Bipartisan Student Loan Interest Rate Compromise
Aug. 1, 2013 Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, United States House of Represenatives - Farm Bill
July 31, 2013 Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013
July 31, 2013 House Passes Bipartisan Student Loan Legislation Saving Borrowers Billions
July 31, 2013 Cancel the Recess
July 30, 2013 Medicare Anniversary
July 26, 2013 Courtney Statement on HealthyCT Proposed Rate Reduction
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 23, 2013 Affordable Care Act Working for Millions of Americans, GOP Efforts to Sabotage Law Dangerous
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 19, 2013 Courtney Statement on Republican Education Plan
July 19, 2013 Courtney Statement on Student Loan Agreement
July 19, 2013 Committee Leaders Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Efficiency Under Davis-Bacon Act
July 18, 2013 Student Success Act
July 17, 2013 Government Furloughs
July 16, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Introduce Legislation to Protect Plum Island
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