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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.
May 7, 2013 Press Release

Washington – The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) released its report on the Ways and Means Committee Tax Reform Working Groups. Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01) and Adrian Smith (R-NE), leaders of the Tax Reform Working Group on Financial Services, released the following statements:

March 6, 2013 Press Release

Washington - Reps. John B. Larson (D-CT) and Adrian Smith (R-NE) are encouraging members of the public, organizations, researchers and other stakeholders to submit comments, information, facts, and data relevant to the review of the current tax code being conducted by the House Committee on Ways and Means. Larson and Smith are leading the bipartisan Ways and Means Tax Reform Working Group on Financial Services.

February 14, 2013 Press Release

Washington- Today Reps. John B. Larson (D-CT) and Adrian Smith (R-NE) announced they are leading the Tax Reform Working Group on Financial Services. The group is one of eleven bipartisan groups established by the House Committee on Ways and Means to inform its work on comprehensive tax reform. Larson and Smith will work together to review current financial services tax law and will report back to the Committee after compiling data and information from a wide range of sources.

February 7, 2013 Press Release

Washington - Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced he will be the co-chairman of the Congressional Joint Strike Fighter Caucus in the 113th Congress. First launched in 2011, the bi-partisan caucus is charged with garnering support for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program and keeping members informed on issues related to the programs development, testing and deployment.

January 23, 2013 Press Release

Washington - Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) made the following statement during a U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee hearing on the debt ceiling:

December 12, 2012 Press Release

Washington – Rep. John Larson (CT-01) was joined by incoming Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-31), and incoming Caucus Vice Chairman Joe Crowley (NY-07) for a press avail after the weekly Democratic Caucus meeting today.  Below is the transcript:

Full Transcript:

Rep. Larson: Well, good morning and we have just concluded our regular Democratic Caucus Meeting. I’m honored to be joined by Xavier Becerra, the future Chair of the Democratic Caucus and Joe Crowley its Vice Chair.

November 29, 2012 Press Release

Washington-  Today, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01), Charles B. Rangel (D-NY), Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), and Joe Crowley (D-NY), all members of the tax writing Committee on Ways and Means, announced they are working on legislation in concert with Governors from New Jersey, New York and Connecticut to provide tax relief to the victims of Hurricane Sandy.