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May 25, 2016 Press Release
​Washington - Today, the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means met for a full hearing on reducing poverty. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement.
May 12, 2016 Press Release
Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) testified before the Tax Policy Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee about his proposals to support volunteer firefighters and first responders, encourage job creation in Promise Zones, and ensure companies are able to donate all of their profits to charity through foundations like Connecticut-based Newman’s Own.
May 11, 2016 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman John B. Larson (D-CT) released the following statement on the passage of the Social Impact Partnership Bill in the House Committee on Ways & Means.
April 15, 2016 Press Release
Washington – Yesterday, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) called for the Ways and Means Committee to focus on improving healthcare for millions of Americans rather than voting once again to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
March 22, 2016 Press Release
​Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) served as the ranking member of the Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Social Security and Public Servants, where he reviewed testimony regarding the Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act (H.R. 711). This bill would adjust the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP), which currently affects over 1.5 million people who see their Social Security benefits cut because they have worked in both the public and private sectors.
April 1, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement today after Ways & Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp announced he would not seek reelection:

February 4, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) introduced an amendment to the Ways & Means Committee seeking the reauthorization of a tax break for volunteer firefighters and EMS personnel. Mirroring legislation introduced by Congressman Larson in January, the amendment renews a tax exemption to aid in the recruitment, retention and recognition of volunteer first responders.

December 12, 2013 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the House Committee on Ways & Means voted in favor of a permanent solution to fix the broken Medicare physician payment system. Larson, along with the full committee, voted in favor of the “Medicare Patient Access and Quality Improvement Act of 2013”, H.R. 2810:

June 4, 2013 Press Release
Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), a Senior Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, joined C-SPAN's Washington Journal prior to today's hearing on Organizations Targeted by the Internal Revenue Service.
May 23, 2013 Press Release
Washington – In order to provide additional assistance to families and businesses struggling to rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) lead a bipartisan coalition including Reps. John B. Larson (D-CT), Joseph Crowley (D-NY), Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ), Michael Grimm (R-NY), Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), Charles Rangel (D-NY), Tom Reed (R-NY) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) in introducing legislation to provide tax relief to the victims of the devastating storm that caused widespread destruction throughout the Northeast.

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