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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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December 21, 2012 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement today on the Republican leadership's decision to leave town without reaching a solution for the fiscal cliff:

"For over a year we've asked House Republicans to bring up the President's jobs bill.

"For months we've asked House Republicans to prevent a middle class tax hike.

"For weeks we've asked House Republicans to find compromise on the fiscal cliff.

December 13, 2012 Press Release
Washington – To help families and businesses struggling to rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (D-CT) and a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers today announced legislation to provide tax relief to the victims of the devastating storm that caused widespread destruction throughout the Northeast.
December 12, 2012 Press Release

Washington – Rep. John Larson (CT-01) was joined by incoming Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-31), and incoming Caucus Vice Chairman Joe Crowley (NY-07) for a press avail after the weekly Democratic Caucus meeting today.  Below is the transcript:

Full Transcript:

Rep. Larson: Well, good morning and we have just concluded our regular Democratic Caucus Meeting. I’m honored to be joined by Xavier Becerra, the future Chair of the Democratic Caucus and Joe Crowley its Vice Chair.

November 29, 2012 Press Release

Washington-  Today, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01), Charles B. Rangel (D-NY), Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), and Joe Crowley (D-NY), all members of the tax writing Committee on Ways and Means, announced they are working on legislation in concert with Governors from New Jersey, New York and Connecticut to provide tax relief to the victims of Hurricane Sandy.

November 25, 2012 Press Release

Washington – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), Senators Joe Lieberman and Richard Blumenthal, and Reps. Rosa Delauro (CT-03), Joe Courtney (CT-02), Chris Murphy (CT-05), and Jim Himes (CT-04) thanked the Administration for sending more federal assistance to help the people of Connecticut recover from Superstorm Sandy.

October 26, 2012 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) urged residents and officials to make necessary steps in preparation of Hurricane Sandy. Throughout the afternoon, Congressman Larson will be reaching out to first district officials to ensure each town is aware of the resources that may be helpful in the coming days. Larson will also be speaking with Mayor Art Ward of Bristol today at 4:30 p.m. at Bristol City Hall (Mayor's Office) to discuss ways to best prepare for the hurricane.

June 11, 2008 Press Release

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For Immediate Release: June 11, 2008                            

 

Contact: Emily Barocas /202-225-7295/202-593-1377

 
REPUBLICANS DENY ASSISTANCE TO MILLIONS OF UNEMPLOYED AMERICANS

February 6, 2008 Press Release

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IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 7, 2008                                             

Contact: Emily Barocas /202-225-7295/202-593-1377  

CONGRESS PUTS MIDDLE CLASS BACK IN ECONOMIC DRIVER'S SEAT  

January 28, 2008 Press Release

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 29, 2008

Contact: Emily Barocas /202-225-7295/202-593-1377

LARSON: CONGRESS TAKES FIRST STEP TO EASE AMERICA'S ECONOMIC BURDEN

September 19, 2007 Press Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 19, 2007

Larson Applauds TRIA and Protection of the American Way of Life

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