CT News Junkie

A Connecticut news site that understands the usual media offerings just…aren’t…enough.

2nd CD

April 12, 2018

$100M For Electric Boat?

by Christine Stuart | Apr 12, 2018 5:29am
Posted to: Business | Congress | 2nd CD | The Economy | Manufacturing Sector | Jobs | Labor | Manufacturing | Military Spending | National Security | Groton

United States Navy / wikimedia commons

HARTFORD, CT — They were able to come together in 2016 to approve a $220 million economic incentive package for Lockheed Martin to keep helicopter production in Connecticut, and state Sen. Cathy Osten is hoping the legislature can do it again for Electric Boat.

Continue reading "$100M For Electric Boat?" »

March 7, 2018

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Courtney Urges Navy to Rev Up Sub Building

by Peter Urban | Mar 7, 2018 6:30am
Posted to: Business | US Foreign Policy | Congress | 2nd CD | DC News Junkie | Federal Budget | Jobs | Manufacturing | Military Spending | National Security | Groton | New London | Manufacturing Sector

U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Huntington Ingalls Industries by Chris Oxley/Released

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney urged the Navy on Tuesday to find ways beyond what is already in its budgeted plans to speed construction of the U.S. submarine fleet so that it can achieve the 66-boat level called for in its recently released long-term Force Structure Assessment.

Continue reading "DC NEWS JUNKIE | Courtney Urges Navy to Rev Up Sub Building" »

January 10, 2018

Courtney Cheers ACA Open Enrollment Results

by Peter Urban | Jan 10, 2018 12:30pm
Posted to: Congress | 2nd CD | DC News Junkie | Health Care | Insurance | White House

ctnewsjunkie file photo
WASHINGTON — Three months after President Donald Trump declared the death of Obamacare, U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney was on the House floor pointing to enrollment gains in Connecticut’s health insurance exchange as evidence that the Affordable Care Act is stable and growing.

“Well, as the famous resident from the state of Connecticut — Mark Twain — once said: rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated,” Courtney said.

Continue reading "Courtney Cheers ACA Open Enrollment Results" »

November 30, 2017

Tax Debate In Washington Could Impact Relief for Homeowners With Crumbling Foundations

by Christine Stuart | Nov 30, 2017 3:46pm
Posted to: Congress | 1st CD | 2nd CD | Consumer Protection

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut homeowners with crumbling foundations will be watching the U.S. Senate’s debate on tax policy very closely because it could impact their ability to seek relief.

Continue reading "Tax Debate In Washington Could Impact Relief for Homeowners With Crumbling Foundations" »

November 22, 2017

Finally, Some Good News For Homeowners With Crumbling Foundations

by Christine Stuart | Nov 22, 2017 2:26pm
Posted to: Congress | 1st CD | 2nd CD | Consumer Protection | Insurance | Housing | Taxes | White House

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Thanksgiving came early for thousands of Connecticut homeowners with crumbling foundations.

Continue reading "Finally, Some Good News For Homeowners With Crumbling Foundations" »

November 14, 2017

Connecticut Officials Say Republican Tax Package Wouldn’t Benefit Most Residents

by Christine Stuart | Nov 14, 2017 6:29am
Posted to: Congress | 1st CD | 2nd CD | 3rd CD | 5th CD | Taxes | White House

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut’s tax collector, Kevin Sullivan, told U.S. Rep. John B. Larson Monday that the tax reform proposals making their way through Congress are “fundamentally flawed” and will have a big impact on most Connecticut taxpayers.

Continue reading "Connecticut Officials Say Republican Tax Package Wouldn’t Benefit Most Residents" »

August 14, 2017

Trump Follows Up With Stronger Condemnation

by Christine Stuart | Aug 14, 2017 2:47pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Congress | 1st CD | 2nd CD | White House

WhiteHouse.gov screen grab Republican President Donald Trump addressed the growing outrage over his tepid reaction to the violence in Virginia this weekend in a brief statement to reporters Monday.

Continue reading "Trump Follows Up With Stronger Condemnation" »

Courtney, Larson Propose Medicare Buy-In

by Christine Stuart | Aug 14, 2017 12:43pm
Posted to: Congress | 1st CD | 2nd CD | Health Care | Insurance | Jobs | White House

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie MANCHESTER, CT — 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.

Continue reading "Courtney, Larson Propose Medicare Buy-In" »

May 5, 2017

House Republicans Approve Repeal And Replace Of Obamacare

by Peter Urban | May 5, 2017 5:00pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Congress | 2nd CD | 5th CD | DC News Junkie | Federal Budget | Health Care | Mental Health Care | Insurance | Military Spending | National Security | Public Safety | White House

peter urban / dc news junkie House Republicans this week narrowly approved a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, drawing harsh criticism from Democrats who claim the alternative will jeopardize coverage for millions of Americans receiving health insurance under Obamacare.

Continue reading "House Republicans Approve Repeal And Replace Of Obamacare" »

February 15, 2017

Connecticut Lawmakers Tell Trump To Act After Russian Spy Ship Is Spotted Off Coast

by Christine Stuart | Feb 15, 2017 2:09pm
Posted to: US Foreign Policy | Congress | 2nd CD | White House | Groton

ctnewsjunkie file photo Connecticut’s Congressional delegation was quick to sound the alarm bells Wednesday morning when it confirmed a Russian spy ship Viktor Leonov was spotted 30 miles off the coast of the Groton submarine base.

Continue reading "Connecticut Lawmakers Tell Trump To Act After Russian Spy Ship Is Spotted Off Coast" »

Social Networks We Use

Connecticut Network

Categories

Our Partners

Sponsored Messages