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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.
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).
Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) attended the ribbon cutting for the new United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) Innovation Hub in East Hartford.
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