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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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August 13, 2017 Press Release
Yesterday, Rep. John Larson (CT-01) sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell asking them to call Congress back into session to deal with the escalating situation with North Korea.
July 19, 2017 Press Release
Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) welcomed the Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower Geared TurboFan (GTF) commercial engine to the U.S. Capitol.
July 14, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after voting for the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
June 2, 2017 Press Release
Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) attended the ribbon cutting for the new United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) Innovation Hub in East Hartford.
May 23, 2017 Press Release
The Connecticut Congressional Delegation announced that Sikorsky has secured a $55 million federal contract from the U.S. Navy to begin purchasing necessary materials to prepare for production of the first CH-53K production helicopters, the U.S. Marine Corps’ new heavy-lift aircraft, to be built by Sikorsky in Connecticut.
February 3, 2017 Press Release

Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) and Congressman Tom Rooney (R-FL)  co-chairmen of the House F-35 Caucus, released the following statement after Lockheed Martin announced it will be driving down the costs of its F-35 aircraft program.

January 27, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Congressman John Larson (CT-1) and Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) issued the following statement in response to the announcement by the Pentagon today of a review of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program
January 11, 2017 Press Release
Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) and Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) made the following statement today after it was announced that ten new Marine Corps F-35 fighter jets were deployed to Japan
December 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01)—Co-Chair of the Congressional Joint Strike Fighter Caucus—released the following statement:

December 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017. Included in the bill was a bipartisan provision he authored with Rep. Tom Rooney (R-FL) to ensure military families who have children on the autism spectrum can receive the care they need. Earlier this year, TRICARE—the health insurance program for active duty and retired military personnel and families—drastically cut reimbursement rates for applied behavior analysis (ABA), a widely recognized treatment for children on the autism spectrum.

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