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"Joe Courtney has proved to be an effective congressman for the 2nd Congressional District that covers the eastern half of Connecticut." New London Day, 10/28/2016
"Courtney’s tireless work ethic, intellectual vigor and sound legislative judgment have enabled him to represent the vast 2nd District ably" Norwich Bulletin, 10/30/2016
"Courtney is a bright, energetic and hard-working member of Congress who has earned another term." Hartford Courant, 10/25/2012


Congressman Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, on Monday afternoon endorsed Ned Lamont for governor, because of Lamont’s focus on improving training for the state’s workforce. Courtney tied his endorsement, in part, to Electric Boat’s forecast of growing from 16,200 to 20,000 employees over the next five years.

U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, a Democrat from Manhattan and the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, has offered up a straight-forward piece of legislation, co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, which would put an end to the practice.