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Sen. Looney Files Bills for Statewide Property Tax, Capital Gains Surcharge

By Marc Fitch, Yankee Institute. Reprinted by permission from Yankee Institute. Senate President Pro-Tem Martin Looney, D-New Haven, filed two bills to implement a statewide...

Connecticut to Face Big Borrowing Crunch in 2022

By Marc Fitch, Yankee Institute. Reprinted by permission from Yankee Institute. As Connecticut’s legislature is sworn in, lawmakers and the governor will enter into the...

Connecticut Saw More High-income People on the Move in 2020, according to Study

By Marc Fitch, Yankee Institute. Reprinted by permission from Yankee Institute. (Jan. 4, 2021) -- United Van Lines released its National Migration Study on Monday and,...

Courtney Statement as Congress Votes to Certify Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as Next President and Vice President

(January 7, 2021) WASHINGTON, DC – Today, in accordance with the Constitution, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) voted to certify the election of Joseph R....

Rep. Courtney Votes to Override President Trump’s Veto of the Bipartisan NDAA

Submitted by Patrick Cassidy, Communications Director for Joe Courtney. (Dec. 29, 2020) -- WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02), Chairman of the House Armed...

Courtney Statement on the Nomination of Dr. Miguel Cardona to serve as Next U.S. Secretary of Education

Submitted by Patrick Cassidy (December 22, 2020) VERNON, CT – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02), a senior member of the House Education and Labor Committee, made...

Second Virginia-Class Submarine is Fully Funded in Bipartisan Omnibus Spending Package

Submitted by Patrick Cassidy, Communications Director (December 21, 2020) WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Joe Courtney’s (CT-02) year-long effort to fully restore construction of a second Virginia-class...

House-Passed VA Improvement Bill Includes Provision to Advance Courtney Effort on Agent Orange Fairness, Now Heads to White House for Signature

Submitted by Patrick Cassidy WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) and the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 7105, the Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement...