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May 23, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after United Technologies Corps announced it will hire 35,000 new employees over the next five years and 2,000 of them will be hired in Connecticut in the next two years.
April 14, 2018 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after President Trump announced limited military strikes to dismantle the Syrian Regime's military assets used to carry out recent chemical attacks on a suburb of Damascus.
March 22, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the passage of the omnibus appropriations bill in the House that will fund the government through the remainder of fiscal year 2018.
March 8, 2018 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) applauds the announcement that East Hartford native, Vice Admiral Karl L. Schultz, has been nominated to be the 26th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard by President Trump.
January 8, 2018 Page
2017 re-cap from Rep. Larson.
November 8, 2017 Press Release
Today, during the Ways and Means Mark-Up of the Republican tax plan, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), supported Rep. John Lewis’s (GA-05) amendment on the Cost of War.
November 1, 2017 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement upon his call for a renewed Authorization of Use of Military Force (AUMF) to be passed in Congress.
September 6, 2017 Press Release
The Connecticut Congressional Delegation announced today that Sikorsky has signed a $304 million contract with the U.S. Navy enabling Sikorsky to begin Connecticut construction of the first two production CH-53K “King Stallion” helicopters. The Marine Corps plans to procure 200 of these heavy lift helicopters from Sikorsky.
August 21, 2017 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after President Trump’s announcement on his plan for the United States' involvement in Afghanistan.
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.