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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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October 3, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) applauded the announcement that Pratt & Whitney was awarded a $5.7 billion contract to produce over 332 F135 propulsion engines powering all three variants of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.
September 4, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) criticized the Trump Administration for diverting $3.6 Billion from 127 military projects to build a wall along the United States’ Southern border.

“Diverting $3.6 billion from military projects in the United States and abroad is reckless and irresponsible. It puts our national security and our men and women in uniform at risk. Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle have warned that a border wall would be a waste of taxpayer dollars.  I will join my colleagues in Congress to fight this unwise policy,” said Larson.

July 12, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for the FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act.
June 19, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) applauded the passage of the FY2020 Defense Appropriations bill that was included in a larger appropriations package. It includes funding for 90 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters (12 more than the President’s Budget request), secures funding to ramp up production of Virginia class submarines, and continues to support our helicopter programs.
June 9, 2019 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after it was announced today that United Technologies Corporation (UTC) would be merging with Raytheon.
May 20, 2019 Press Release
Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released a statement on the approval of funding from the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee for 90 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters in the Fiscal Year 2020.
May 2, 2019 Press Release
Today, the Congressional Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Caucus Co-Chairs, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01), Marc A. Veasey (TX-33), Martha Roby (AL-02), and Michael R. Turner (OH-10), shared a letter signed by 128 retired General Officers in support of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
April 15, 2019 Press Release
Over the weekend, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Congressional leaders met with U.S. Commanders in Stuttgart, Germany.
April 3, 2019 Press Release
Today, the Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), Co-Chair of the Congressional Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Caucus announced record support for the F-35 Program, with 103 bipartisan cosigners for the FY2019 appropriations and authorization letter.
April 3, 2019 Press Release
Today, the Congressional Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Caucus Co-Chairs, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01), Marc A. Veasey (TX-33), Martha Roby (AL-02), and Michael R. Turner (OH-10), announced record support for the F-35 Program, with 103 bipartisan cosigners for the FY2019 appropriations and authorization letter.

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