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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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August 28, 2014 Press Release

Hartford, CT - U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01)U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Manchester Mayor Jay Moran, and Fire Chief David Billings today announced a $79,411 federal grant for the Manchester Fire Department to be used to purchase 38 portable radios and 16 vehicle radios.

August 15, 2014 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced $199,960 in federal funding for Winsted’s Northwestern Connecticut Community College. The Advanced Technology Education Grant will be used to continue development of their Manufacturing Associate Degree Education (MADE) program.

August 13, 2014 Press Release
New Haven, CT Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), andJim Himes (CT-04) applauded $3 million in grants to help end veterans homelessness.
July 16, 2014 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) and the Connecticut Congressional delegation today announced a $1.2 million federal Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Recruitment and Retention grant for the Connecticut Fire Chiefs Association to help recruit and retain local volunteer firefighters. The funds will help support 15 local departments over a two-year period through marketing campaigns, mentoring programs, technology, planning, media assistance, and leadership training.

July 14, 2014 Press Release
Hartford, CT - Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) and the Connecticut Congressional Delegation announced nearly $500K in federal funds to the State Fire Training Academy to purchase a new pumper truck.
June 19, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced $152,492 in federal funding for the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT). The grant, awarded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Community Development Initiative Program, aims to improve energy reliability in 28 rural CT Communities over a three-year period.

June 5, 2014 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced that the Town of East Hartford Fire Department has been awarded $298,431 in federal funding. The funding, awarded through the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program, will be used to purchase 40 self-contained breathing apparatus’ for the department.

December 23, 2013 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Today, U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) along with U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced a $231,465,987 contract from the Air Force to Pratt & Whitney for the maintenance and repair of F119 Engines. The contract, signed Monday, modifies an existing agreement between the Air Force and the East Hartford aerospace manufacturer and will run through 2014.

September 26, 2013 Press Release
Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced $626,781 in federal funding for the Connecticut Fair Housing Center, Inc. in Hartford.
September 26, 2013 Press Release

Washington – Today, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01) and Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) announced a $17,448 grant for Northwestern Connecticut Community College's Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program. The grant, awarded through the Health Resources and Services Administration, will be used to support efforts in quality improvement and efficiency training at New Milford Hospital and Sharon Hospital.

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