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Courtney presents service medals to Windham vets

CONNOR LINSKEY Chronicle Staff Writer STORRS/MANSFIELD — Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT 2nd District) recognized three Windham veterans for their years of service to this country…

Another $500,000 Awarded For Hockanum Mill Restoration In Vernon

U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney: More federal money is headed to the Hockanum Mill/New England Motorcycle Museum property. VERNON, CT — Another $500,000 in federal aid…

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Russia imposes sanctions on Courtney, other House members

By Sten Spinella s.spinella@theday.com U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, along with 397 other members of Congress, was sanctioned by Russia on Wednesday.  The move…

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Earmarks, or targeted federal funding in the region, are back

By Sten Spinella s.spinella@theday.com Whether you prefer to call it pork barrel spending, earmarks or community projects, the practice of using federal funds for local…

Kilmer, Wittman Launch Bipartisan Public Shipyard Caucus

Office of Rep. Derek Kilmer announcement. On March 25, U.S. Representatives Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and Rob Wittman (VA-01) announced the creation of the bipartisan Public…

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Courtney Resolution Honors Aircraft Carrier Centennial

U.S. Rep.Joe Courtney is behind a move to officially honor 100 years of carriers on the seas. VERNON, CT — U.S. Rep Joe Courtney (CT-02),…

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Courtney, other lawmakers, push for 0% interest rates on student loans

By Sten Spinella s.spinella@theday.com U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, is trying to convince the president to extend the student loan payment pause implemented during the COVID-19…

Steady federal school aid secured for Groton, Ledyard

The Day reported that Joe’s bipartisan legislation to support schools in our region and across the country that support high numbers of military-connected children was…

Congressman Courtney visits Norwich, urges low-income families to sign up for expanded child tax credit

Norwich — Nearly 80% of eastern Connecticut families qualify for the newly expanded federal child tax credit designed to help pay rent, car repairs, all-important…

LTE – Why Rep. Courtney is a hero to New London families

Thanks to Rep. Courtney’s efforts, there is reason to be optimistic about our state’s economic prospects