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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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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.
March 7, 2019 Press Release
The F-35 Caucus Co-Chairs, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01), Martha Roby (AL-02), Marc A. Veasey (TX-33), and Michael R. Turner (OH-10) wrote to President Trump to urge the Department of Defense not to move forward with ordering F-15s.
October 5, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced that Barkhamsted-based Tru-Hitch, Inc. has received a $10.6 million contract from the U.S. Army for the procurement of critical components of the Army’s Modular Catastrophic Recovery Systems.
September 26, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted to pass the Fiscal Year 2019 Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations bill.
September 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington DC – Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the 17th anniversary of the attacks on our country on September 11, 2001 that killed nearly 3,000 people on that morning.

August 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington DC – Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after attending the Medal of Honor Ceremony at the White House recognizing Air Force Technical Sergeant John A. Chapman, a Windsor Locks native, , for conspicuous gallantry. Sergeant John A. Chapman was awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions on March 4, 2002, on Takur Ghar mountain in Afghanistan. The medal was presented to Sergeant Chapman’s spouse, Valerie Nessel, and family.

August 1, 2018 Press Release

Washington DC – Today, Congressman B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the recent comments made by the president regarding the investigation into Russian election interference being conducted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller:

July 26, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) issued the following statement on House passage of the Conference Report to the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (NDAA).

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