Rep. Courtney joins Twitter

Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) has joined the Twitterverse. 

The second-term lawmaker created his account last week and has made several tweets, but only has 29 followers. He and/or his staff uses the handle @connecticutjoe.

The Education and Labor Committee, of which Courtney is a member, tipped the Twitter Room off to the account with this tweet Thursday (which includes a creative hashtag):

Welcome to Twitter Rep. Joe Courtney from Connecticut! @connecticutjoe #notFollowFridayButWhoCares #ff #FollowFriday