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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).
June 8, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the House passed the CHOICE Act, a bill that would repeal important Dodd-Frank regulations put in place after the 2008 financial crisis. Larson voted No on the bill.
June 7, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congressman John Larson (D-CT) and Congressman Pat Tiberi (R-OH) introduced the Research & Experimentation Advances Competitiveness at Home (REACH) Act, which would improve the Research & Development tax incentive to encourage companies to increase their R&D spending in the United States.
Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) attended the ribbon cutting for the new United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) Innovation Hub in East Hartford.
May 23, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on President Trump’s budget proposal
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.