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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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February 26, 2015 Press Release
Washington - Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) decries potential shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security.
December 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement today on passage of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act, S. 2244, in the U.S. House of Representatives:

“Today, Congress provided needed certainty to main street businesses and communities across the country that insurance would be available to help them recover in the event of terrorist attacks.

October 16, 2014 Press Release
Hartford, CT - Rep. John B. Larson issued the following statement about his return to Washington for briefings on the critical challenges facing our nation.
October 14, 2014 Op-Ed and Letters
The La Brea tar pits preserve the pre-historic remains of mammals that were entangled in that quagmire and met their demise; even the mighty saber-tooth tiger found it was unable to extract itself from the tar pit that ultimately dragged it down to its death.
September 24, 2014 Press Release

Washington - Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement regarding the recent airstrikes in Syria:

September 18, 2014 Press Release

Washington - Following the vote to authorize funding for the training and arming of moderate Syrian rebels to combat ISIL, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement:

“No matter how targeted the decision to train and arm moderate rebels in Syria, any action taken in isolation misconstrues the larger responsibility of Congress.

I voted no because furthering what may become a costly, complex, and open-ended military engagement without an exit strategy is wrongheaded.

September 10, 2014 Press Release
Washington – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) issued the following statement on President Barack Obama's remarks about ISIS.
August 26, 2014 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement today:

“The extreme violence and latest political unrest witnessed in Iraq has brought to light old and new questions about the region. As President Obama’s administration weighs several options, Congress should be fully engaged.

June 13, 2014 Press Release

Washington - Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement today on President Barack Obama's Iraq update:

March 12, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement today on the announcement that Senator Richard Blumenthal will chair the Armed Services Airland Subcommittee:

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