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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.
May 3, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement following the passage of the omnibus appropriations bill in the House that will fund the government through the remainder of fiscal year 2017
After hearing from concerned Connecticut residents and farmers that foreign-grown tobacco products are being mislabeled as “Connecticut” products, U.S. Representative John Larson (CT-1), U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), and U.S. Representative Joe Courtney (CT-2) called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to take action to enforce existing regulations on tobacco labeling and prevent foreign competitors from undercutting Connecticut growers.
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.
August 18, 2016 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) toured East Hartford's ATI High Performance Components Group.
June 9, 2016 Press Release
Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement in support of H.R. 5278, the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA).
May 20, 2016 Press Release
Hartford, CT - Today Rep. John B. Larson released the following statement on the bipartisan compromise to address Puerto Rico's ongoing economic crisis.
May 12, 2016 Press Release
Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) testified before the Tax Policy Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee about his proposals to support volunteer firefighters and first responders, encourage job creation in Promise Zones, and ensure companies are able to donate all of their profits to charity through foundations like Connecticut-based Newman’s Own.
May 10, 2016 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman John B. Larson (D-CT) and Congressman Pat Tiberi (R-OH) introduced the Research & Experimentation Advances Competitiveness at Home (REACH) Act.
May 6, 2016 Press Release
East Hartford, CT – In recognition of National Small Business Week, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) met with Connecticut entrepreneurs and small business startups in East Hartford yesterday.