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Conn. Biologist Joins International Salmon Group

President Barack Obama has appointed a senior biologist at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection as commissioner of the Council of North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization.

04/12/2014

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State Receives $9.8M For Home Heating Oil Program

Members of the Connecticut congressional delegation say the federal government has released more than $9.8 million to help low-income families and seniors cover their home heating costs.

02/01/2014

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State Officials To Discuss Tax Help For Homeowners

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut officials are calling for the need to help distressed homeowners who face being taxed on so-called income from a mortgage restructuring, foreclosure or short sale of a home. In December, […]

01/07/2014

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Collector Coin Would Raise Money For Coast Guard Museum

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney hopes a new commemorative coin will help raise money for the planned National Coast Guard Museum in New London. The Democratic congressman is proposing legislation that […]

08/30/2013

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Rep. Courtney To Tour Eastern Conn. Farms

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney is touring eastern Connecticut farms to raise awareness about the challenges facing local farmers, including rising energy costs. The Democratic congressman is visiting farms in North Grosvenordale, […]

08/23/2013

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Navy: USS Miami Inactivation Won’t Hurt Connecticut Shipyard

The arson-damaged USS Miami will be deactivated at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and extra repair work will be steered to Connecticut-based Electric Boat, minimizing the effect on workers at both shipyards, the Navy’s director of undersea warfare said Wednesday.

08/08/2013

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Conn. Congressman Sees Factual Flaw In ‘Lincoln’

As Rep. Joe Courtney watched the Oscar-nominated “Lincoln” over the weekend, something didn’t seem right to him.

02/05/2013

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Second District: Fourth Term For Courtney

Democratic Congressman Joe Courtney has won a fourth term representing eastern Connecticut.

11/06/2012

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Courtney: Sub Will Be Used For Parts

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney says the Navy will use a submarine that was recently taken out of commission for spare parts as it repairs a fire-damaged sub at a Maine shipyard. […]

10/03/2012

Connecticut members of congress Joe Courtney, Chris Murphy, and Rosa DeLauro discuss the reauthorization the Violence Against Women Act.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Fight Over Violence Against Women Act Comes to Connecticut

Connecticut lawmakers speak out on a partisan battle over an anti-domestic violence bill.

05/15/2012

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