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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
Courtney Slams GOP Tax Plan for Imposing Stiff New Taxes on Military Families
Courtney applauds U.S. Labor Department decision certifying Amerbelle employees as eligible for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Courtney applauds signing of Transportation Reauthorization, legislation preventing student loan interest rate from doublin
Courtney announces $10 million Federal Transit Administration grant for ConnDOT, SEAT to upgrade bus equipment
New Date Shows Affordable Care Act Saved Eastern CT Seniors More than $3 Million on Prescription Drugs this Year
Courtney Statement on Senate Passage of Middle-Class Tax Cut Extension
Courtney applauds House passage of FY13 Defense Appropriations Bill
Issue Position: Tax Relief
Issue Position: Investing in the Future
Issue Position: Defense and Homeland Security
Issue Position: Middle Class
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Veterans and Military Personnel
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Defense & National Security
Issue Position: Medicare
Issue Position: Seniors & Retirement Security
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Retirement Security
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Transportation & Infrastructure
Issue Position: Public Safety & Homeland Security
Issue Position: Energy & Environment
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Veterans' Affairs
July 3, 2014 Gov. Malloy, Members of Conn. Congressional Delegation Meet with U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx
June 30, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives on Appropriations, and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations - Plum Island
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 25, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 21, 2014 Journal Inquirer - Looms May be Humming Again By Month's End
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 20, 2014 Courtney Lauds Passage of Defense Appropriations Bill
June 19, 2014 Letter to Senator Reid, Senator McConnell, Senator Durbin and Senator Cornyn - Confirmation of Linda Shwartz to the VA
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 10, 2014 Making Student Loans More Affordable
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United State,- Correct Unfair Medicare Policy for Polyp Removal During Life-Saving Cancer Screenings
May 30, 2014 Courtney Statement on Resignation of Secretary Shinseki
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 28, 2014 Courtney Announces $800,000 for Brownfield Cleanup in Preston and New London
May 28, 2014 Courtney Hails House Passage of 2015 Defense Authorization
May 23, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Concerns
May 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Stronger Oversight of Dangerous Chemical Storage Facilities
May 21, 2014 Courtney Statement on Passage of Waterway Infrastructure Bill
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
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