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September 22, 2015 Press Release

Hartford, CT – The Connecticut Congressional Delegation today announced $2.2 million in funds from the U.S. Department of Justice to improve the quality, completeness and accessibility of criminal history records that feed the state and nation’s background check systems.

The funds will support four projects, including:

1) strengthening of the state Judicial Branch’s protection order registry;

September 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee and leader of the Senate Democrats’ #ACAWorks campaign,U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.),and U.S.

September 15, 2015 Press Release

Hartford, CT – The Connecticut Congressional delegation today applauded five federal grants from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Supportive Services for Veteran Families program to support outreach, case management and other work in Connecticut to prevent veteran homelessness and to rapidly re-house those who become homeless.

September 10, 2015 Press Release

Hartford, CT - U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), and U.S. Reps. Joe Courtney (D-2), Rosa DeLauro (D-3), Jim Himes (D-4), and Elizabeth Esty (D-5) today applauded $1.4 million in new federal funds for the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection to help reduce the backlog of unsubmitted or untested sexual assault kits.

September 9, 2015 Press Release

Hartford, CT – U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01)Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Reps. Joe Courtney (D-2), Rosa DeLauro (D-3), Jim Himes (D-4), and Elizabeth Esty (D-5) announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice has awarded $289,000 to 41 Connecticut cities and towns to purchase 769 bulletproof vests.

September 3, 2015 Press Release

Hartford, CT – On September 2, 2015, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced that the West Hartford Fire Department and Town of East Hartford Fire Department were among the recipients of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) awards. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) said the following:

August 27, 2015 Press Release
Hartford, CT – Today, U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Reps. Joe Courtney (D-CT2), Rosa DeLauro (D-CT3), Jim Himes (D-CT4), and Elizabeth Esty (D-CT5) announced that nearly $10 million in federal funds has been secured to help protect Connecticut families and children from the health and safety hazards of lead-based paint.
July 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01)U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Reps. Joe Courtney (CT-2), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), Jim Himes (CT-4), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) announced that the U.S.

June 23, 2015 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-1) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ announcement that the Town of East Hartford is to receive a $641,205 grant under the Head Start Program:

December 2, 2014 Press Release

Hartford, CT - The Connecticut Congressional Delegation today announced 11 grants from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the arts and creativity in communities across the state. The competitive grants were among 1,118 awarded nationwide and were selected from a pool of 3,455 applicants.

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