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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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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:

June 13, 2013 Press Release
Washington - Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the passage of an amendment introduced by Reps. James McGovern (D-MA), Walter Jones (R-NC) and Adam Smith (D-WA) to ensure President Barack Obama completes the transition to Afghan control of combat operations by the end of 2013 and of all military and security operations by the end of 2014
March 23, 2013 Op-Ed and Letters
Ten years after the war in Iraq began, one thing that remains steadfast is our nation's ability to separate the warriors from the war.
March 13, 2013 Press Release

Washington - Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) made the following statement after the Air Force, Army and Marine Corps suspended their tuition assistance programs:

January 24, 2013 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's decision to remove the military ban on women serving in combat:

February 19, 2011 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 21, 2000

Larson Reaction To Pratt Layoff Announcement

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