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AGENCIES IN REGION TO RECEIVE $296,732 IN HOMELAND SECURITY GRANTS

Nearly $300,000 in federal grants has been awarded to Southeastern Connecticut entities, Rep. Joe Courtney announced. The Mystic Fire Department, the New London Fire Department…

CONSTRUCTION SET TO BEGIN ON U.S. COAST GUARD MUSEUM IN NEW LONDON

$50 million is included in the 2022 federal budget for the Coast Guard Museum–money that U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., said has “turbo-charged construction” of…

SECRETARY OF LABOR PRAISES NEW WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM IN GROTON

Rep. Joe Courtney joined the U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh as he became the latest in a parade of President Joe Biden’s cabinet…

House Bill Requires Campuses to Report Student Accidents

A bipartisan House bill introduced last month would make it mandatory for higher education institutions to report any campus accidents resulting in major student injuries…

U.S. REP. JOE COURTNEY TOURS NORWICH DOWNTOWN ARPA GRANT RECIPIENTS

Rep. Joe Courtney recently visited Norwich to see how the city and its small businesses planned to utilize the $1.37 million in federal American Rescue…

Joe Courtney Touts Training, Jobs, Sub Base Funding

2022 candidate interviews with seven-term incumbent Congressman Joe Courtney, a Democrat, and State Rep. Mike France, a Republican, in what we expect will be a…

Zero-Percent Student Loan Refinancing Act Introduced

The Zero-Percent Student Loan Refinancing Act was introduced by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) along with Congressman Joe Courtney (D-CT). The act would give Americans the…

Major Changes To Student Loan Forgiveness: Borrowers Could Get Student Loans Canceled In 5 Years

A U.S. congressman has proposed major changes to student loan forgiveness. Here’s what you need to know — and what it means for your student…

AAPA Applauds House Passage of Improving Access to Workers’ Compensation for Injured Federal Workers Act

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (June 7, 2022) — The American Academy of Physician Associates (AAPA) issued the following statement in response to the passage of the Improving…

U.S. energy chief heading to Connecticut to push nuclear, wind power as alternatives to carbon-based energy

U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm is scheduled Friday to visit Connecticut to highlight federal and state efforts to advance nuclear and wind power alternatives to…