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Name: Joe Courtney
Position: House (CT, 2)
Party: Democrat

Staffer: Alexa Combelic
Telephone: 202-225-2076
Email: alexa.combelic@mail.house.gov
Address: 2348 Rayburn House Office Building

Number of Contacts: 9 ( or 0% in support)
Cosponsor: Yes

Message and Talking Points

Contacts

Ericka Jones writes on 11/01/2018 at 9:22AM:
On November 1st, staffer reached out to c4ci with the following message:

"Thank you. Joe plans to continue to support and sponsor this legislation."

Sophie Poost writes on 8/30/2018 at 4:47PM:
Updated staffer contact from Beata Fogarasi to Alexa Combelic:

From: Fogarasi, Beata <Beata.Fogarasi@mail.house.gov>
Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2018 12:37 PM
To: c4ci
Subject: Automatic reply: What is the Representative's position on the Disability Integration Act (HR.2472)?

Thank you for your email. I am no longer with the Office of Congressman Courtney. For assistance, please email the Congressman's Legislative Director, Alexa Combelic, at alexa.combelic@mail.house.gov or call the office at (202) 225-2076.

Tim Bowman writes on 8/30/2018 at 1:12PM:
On August 30th, 2018, C4CI sent an email to Beata Fogarasi (beata.fogarasi@mail.house.gov) asking why is not a cosponsor of DIA and whether the representative would commit to being an initial co-sponsor of DIA if elected to the next Congress.

Lindsay Baran writes on 8/01/2018 at 4:14PM:
From Sheryl Grossman, 7/27/18
Met with Maria Costigan, Leg Asst. Maria apologized saying this is an oversight and she is inquiring about signing on during a pro-forma session. She said she sent up the paperwork for MFP and DIA at the same time and the MFP one went through, but she has not heard back yet about DIA and she will follow up on this immediately. We should follow up on this just to make sure.

Bruce Darling writes on 6/18/2018 at 11:06AM:
From: Bruce Darling
Sent: Monday, June 18, 2018 11:03 AM
To: 'maria.costigan@mail.house.gov' <maria.costigan@mail.house.gov>; 'beata.fogarasi@mail.house.gov' <beata.fogarasi@mail.house.gov>
Cc: 'sheddle@dnec.org' <sheddle@dnec.org>; 'marcanthony@cdr-ct.org' <marcanthony@cdr-ct.org>; 'scott.robbins@independencenorthwest.org' <scott.robbins@independencenorthwest.org>; 'eileen.healy@indnw.org' <eileen.healy@indnw.org>; 'jpinney@independenceunlimited.org' <jpinney@independenceunlimited.org>; 'daria@ctsilc.org' <daria@ctsilc.org>; 'eileen.healy@independencenorthwest.org' <eileen.healy@independencenorthwest.org>; Stephanie Woodward <swoodward@cdrnys.org>; 'Dawn Russell' <cdawnrussell1965@gmail.com>; 'Jennifer McPhail' <jennifer.adapt@sbcglobal.net>; 'Sheryl Grossman' <sheryl@ncil.org>; Lindsay Baran <lindsay@ncil.org>; Gregg Beratan <gberatan@cdrnys.org>
Subject: Cosponsorship of the Disability Integration Act (HR.2772)

Congressman Courtney was a cosponsor of the Disability Integration Act during the 114th Congress, but he has not yet signed on as a DIA cosponsor during the 115th (HR.5689). The bills are virtually identical. Only very minor changes were made to address some drafting issues which has resulted in even more broad-based support for the bill. Attached is an information packet explaining DIA. If the Congressman has some concern preventing him from continuing to support this critically important civil rights legislation that protects the Constitutional rights to Life and Liberty for Disabled Americans, we would like to discuss that. Thank you.

Bruce Darling
ADAPT

Ericka Jones writes on 6/01/2018 at 10:48AM:
ADAPT spoke with person at desk and left information for Legislative Assistants Maria Costigan and Beata Fogarasi. Staff said it should be easy and will put information on the top of the pile. Follow up with maria.costigan@mail.house.gov and/or beata.fogarasi@mail.house.gov

Bruce Darling writes on 9/27/2017 at 3:30PM:
On September 27th, ADAPT members - as part of the Fall Action Hill Day - provided the office with information about the Disability Integration Act and asked that the Member of Congress cosponsor this legislation.

Bruce Darling writes on 5/17/2017 at 4:45PM:
On May 17th, ADAPT members - as part of the Spring Action Hill Day - provided the office with information about the Disability Integration Act and asked that the Member of Congress cosponsor this legislation.

Stephanie Woodward writes on 4/13/2016 at 11:02AM:
On April 13, 2016 ADAPT members - as part of the Spring Action Hill Day - provided the office with information about the Disability Integration Act which has already been introduced in the US Senate and asked that the Member of Congress become initial cosponsor this legislation in the House.


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