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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.
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.
Washington – Today Rep. John B. Larson voted against the Trade Promotion Authority, commonly referred to as “Fast Track.”
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.
Washington – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement today:
“This measure was rushed to the floor with little time for members to review and included numerous problematic policy provisions unrelated to the appropriations process.
Washington - Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement today on the recently proposed budget by House Republicans. The U.S. House of Representatives plans to vote on the proposal later this week.
Washington – Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Joe Courtney(CT-02), Jim Himes (CT-04) and Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) released the following joint statement today after the Connecticut General Assembly approved legislation to raise the Connecticut minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2017: