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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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April 20, 2016 Press Release
​Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) called again for Speaker Paul Ryan and Republican Leadership to act now to prevent Puerto Rico from defaulting on its bond payments.
March 8, 2016 Press Release

Hartford – On Friday, March 4th, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) issued a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan urging swift action to prevent Puerto Rico from defaulting on its bond payments.

February 17, 2016 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) met with community leaders within the First District to discuss the impact of Puerto Rico’s ongoing debt crisis.

December 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), voted in favor of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 that will fund the government for the next year and prevent another shutdown. 

December 17, 2015 Press Release
Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) joined President Obama in supporting the passage of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act, which included billions in tax breaks for working families via the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit, as well as the Brady/Larson R&D Tax Credit and the Johnson/Larson Wrongful Convictions Tax Relief legislation.
October 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted in favor of H.R. 1314, the Bipartisan Budget Agreement.

“I commend Speaker Boehner and Democratic Leader Pelosi for reaching an agreement that alleviates some of the devastating sequestration cuts and protects the full faith and credit of the United States,” said Larson. 

September 30, 2015 Press Release
Washington - Rep. John B. Larson released the following statement on his vote to prevent a costly government shutdown.
September 10, 2015 Press Release
Washington – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) issued the following statement on the markup of the Default Prevention Act.
June 12, 2015 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. John B. Larson voted against the Trade Promotion Authority, commonly referred to as “Fast Track.”

April 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. John B. Larson voiced his support for Rep. Sander Levin’s Right Track for TPP Act of 2015. This alternative to the Hatch-Wyden-Ryan Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill was introduced at Thursday’s Ways and Means Committee markup. It offers specific instructions on all of the outstanding issues in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations and establishes an advisory group to certify the President has followed these instructions and adequately consulted with Congress.

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