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  1. Connecticut leaders oppose N.Y. lawsuit to block dredging site in eastern Long Island SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Day

    U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney and the chairman of the Connecticut Port Authority spoke out Friday against a lawsuit filed by New York to block an U.S. Environmental Protection Agency designated dredging site in eastern Long Island Sound. “Thousands of Connecticut workers and their families rely on the maritime economy for their livelihood,” said Scott Bates, chairman of the Connecticut Port Authority.

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  2. Fresh from Australia, Courtney sees opportunities for CT defense industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Day

    U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, sees business opportunities for Connecticut's defense industry in what might seem like an unlikely place: Australia. The South Pacific country reportedly is expected to increase its defense budget from about $32 billion to nearly $59 billion over the next decade.

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  3. Courtney Holds Town Hall Meeting This Evening at VRHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | LocalOnlineNews.tv

    Rep. Joe Courtney will hold a town hall meeting for constituents of the Second Congressional District at 6 p.m. this evening at Valley Regional High School, 256 Kelsey Hill Rd., Deep River.

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  4. Courtney, Larson Propose Medicare Buy-InRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    Following the failure of the U.S. Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act, small groups of Congresspeople have been working to fix the problems that exist and proposing solutions. U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney said the legislative proposal he's putting forward with U.S. Rep. John B. Larson seeks to create stability in the individual marketplace and would allow 50 to 64 year olds buy into the Medicare system.

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  5. Busy New London VA clinic has preliminary OK to expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | The Day

    New London - The Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic here, the busiest in the state serving about 4,600 veterans, has received preliminary approval to expand. The new details on the clinic's status were shared during a town hall meeting hosted at the Science and Technology Magnet High School on Friday by U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District.

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  6. OP-ED | Schools and Businesses Work Together to Eliminate Skills GapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    Connecticut jumped 10 spots in CNBC's "Top States for Business" rankings earlier this summer, due in large measure to the quality of the workforce and educational system. Good news, for sure.

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  7. Community News For The Colchester EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | The Hartford Courant

    ... has undergone a great deal of work and I want to thank the USCG, the CT DOT, United States Representative Joe Courtney and all other parties involved for their effort and commitment to our community. We have had several meetings on this important ...

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  8. Navy seeks tool to detect devastating mineral in concreteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 30 | The Day

    The U.S. Navy is working to develop a new high-tech gadget that can quickly identify whether a debilitating iron sulfide mineral exists in concrete, the same problem that's plaguing thousands of Connecticut homeowners with crumbling foundations. Late last year, unbeknownst to many Connecticut officials, the Navy began seeking out small businesses to invent a device that can quickly detect pyrrhotite in concrete.

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  9. Navy seeks tool to detect devastating mineral in concreteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 30 | Albany Times Union

    The U.S. Navy is working to develop a new high-tech gadget that can quickly identify whether a debilitating iron sulfide mineral exists in concrete, the same problem that's plaguing thousands of Connecticut homeowners with crumbling foundations. Late last year, unbeknownst to many Connecticut officials, the Navy began seeking out small businesses to invent a device that can quickly detect pyrrhotite in concrete.

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  10. Dems pivot to offering ObamaCare improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 29 | The Hill

    House Democrats are poised to advance a flood of proposals designed to address the problems dogging President Obama's signature healthcare law -- a move that puts pressure on Republican and Democratic leaders alike. The strategy marks a pivot for the Democrats, as party leaders have throughout the year discouraged members from offering improvements to the Affordable Care Act , fearing they would highlight problems with the law and divert attention from the Republicans' months-long struggle to repeal and replace it.

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  11. Groton Ambulance to receive FEMA grant for first responder equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | The Day

    Groton - Groton Ambulance will receive $67,044 Agency funding for two chest compression devices and a diesel exhaust system for first responders. Announced by U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and U.S. Reps.

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  12. OP-ED | State Congressional Delegation Deserves High Marks for Trump TakedownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    Not surprisingly, Connecticut's congressional delegation has shown a pointed dislike for Donald J. Trump, starting well before he became the Republican nominee for president and began in earnest his unlikely quest for the White House. But much has happened since the last time I weighed in on the subject back in December.

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  13. As Senate lurches toward healthcare vote, CT lawmakers have different ideaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 27 | World News Report

    Washington - As the Senate tried to stumble toward a finish line on a proposal that would replace the Affordable Care Act Thursday, Reps. Joe Courtney and John Larson pitched their own plan.

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  14. Reps. Higgins, Larson Courtney Announce New Legislation...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | WNYMedia.net

    As the national dialogue heats up around healthcare and Americans are seeking real solutions that address their long-term needs, Reps. Brian Higgins , John Larson and Joe Courtney are announcing introduction of the "Medicare Buy-In and Healthcare Stabilization Act", a bill that improves on the successes of the Medicare program and provides middle-age Americans a new option for affordable, quality healthcare.

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  15. OP-ED | Enough. Trump Must Go.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    It's hard to know what to write after this awful, strange, demoralizing and frightening week. It would be easier if it were more than just one in a seemingly endless series of weeks like this.

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  16. Preserving Plum IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | The Day

    Connecticut's two U.S. senators - Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy - need to do what they can to protect Plum Island from development. They can do so by assuring that the Senate acts on a measure approved by the House of Representatives that is intended to block the sale of Plum Island to a private bidder.

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  17. Transgender service members, state's leaders condemn proposed military banRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | The Day

    A 2012 Coast Guard Academy graduate says she feels "deflated and disheartened" by President Donald Trump's announcement via Twitter on Wednesday that the U.S. "will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity" in the military. "Being on the forefront of transgender service has already painted a mark on the select few of us who are serving.

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  18. Malloy Responds To Trump Declaration Regarding Transgender People In The MilitaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is doing everything within his power to ensure Connecticut's military doesn't discriminate against gender identity or expression by signing an executive order reinforcing the state's nondiscrimination policies. The executive order follows Republican President Donald Trump's tweet Wednesday morning announcing the United States will no longer accept or allow "Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military."

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  19. Why Donald Trump flipped a Dem county in blue ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | The Hill

    Now, Republicans hope they have established a beachhead that could lead them back to power, or at least relevance, in a region that has proved politically elusive. The submarine base in New London is hard at work producing the next generation of Navy warships.

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  20. U.S. House passes bill to stop Plum Island saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2014 | The Day

    The U.S. House of representatives on Tuesday approved a bill - for the second time in two years - that would block the sale Plum Island to a private bidder. As the expected 2022 move of the island's federal animal disease research laboratory to Kansas approaches, legislators and local activists have pushed legislation and legal action that would steer the future of the island toward conservation and away from private development.

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