Joe Courtney is a Representative from Connecticut. Born in West Hartford, CT, in 1953, he earned his B.A. from Tufts University in 1975 and his J.D. from the University of Connecticut in 1978. He was a private practice lawyer and a member of the Connecticut state house of representatives from 1987-1994.
He was elected to the 110th and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2007-present).