Jim Courter

James Andrew Courter is an American Republican Party politician, lawyer, and businessman. He represented parts of northwestern New Jersey in the United States House of Representatives from 1979 to 1991. In 1989, he unsuccessfully ran for Governor of New Jersey. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Jim Courter has 127 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1979 House Proceeding as a Republican Representative for New Jersey's 13th district. The year with the most videos was 1987 with 30 videos as a Republican Representative for New Jersey's 12th district. Most appearances with Robert Stuart (21), Arthur Levitt (20), Howard Callaway (16). Most common tags: Base Closings, Governor, Environmental Policy.

Appearances by Title:c. June 17, 1997 - Present Co-Bureau Chief, Citizens for the Constitution

Videos: 1


Chairman, Defense Base Closure and Realignment Cmsn. c. April 15, 1991 - c. June 17, 1997 Videos: 48 U.S. Representative, R-NJ 12th January 3, 1983 - January 3, 1991 Videos: 73 U.S. Representative, R-NJ 13th January 3, 1979 - January 3, 1983 Videos: 1

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