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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut


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September 24, 2013 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced $44,758 in federal funding for the Central Connecticut Regional Planning Agency (CCRPA). The grant, awarded through the Economic Development Administration, aims to strengthen investment and job creation in Central Connecticut by supporting an update to the CCRPA's comprehensive economic development strategy. The grant will also fund two part-time positions to help coordinate collaboration between public and private sectors in the region.

September 6, 2013 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced $150,000 for the preservation of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center collections. The competitive grant marks the second phase of federal funding awarded to the center through the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Museums for America program.

August 5, 2013 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) joined Senator Richard Blumenthal and Senator Chris Murphy in announcing a $100,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Business Enterprise grant for the non-for-profit Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT), based in East Hartford, Conn. The grant will be used to help determine the feasibility of alternative fuel plants in north-central Connecticut.

July 8, 2013 Press Release

Hartford, CT – U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.)  announced today a $141,420 Assistance to Firefighters Grant for the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPTV) to produce a series of fire safety educational programs to air on their network during the holiday season.

May 16, 2013 Press Release
Hartford, CT -- U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), and U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) today announced the award of a $200,000 U.S. Economic Development Administration grant to evaluate flooding of the Pequabuck River and its economic impact on Bristol, Plainville and Plymouth.
May 9, 2013 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) and the Connecticut Congressional delegation issued the following statement today regarding the announcement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that Connecticut community health centers will receive $1.55 million in federal funding to expand their efforts and provide assistance to uninsured individuals seeking to enroll in affordable health insurance programs:

May 9, 2013 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced today the award of a Fire Prevention and Safety Grant to provide a comprehensive risk assessment for the Bristol Fire Department. The grant program is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration.

May 9, 2013 Press Release

Hartford, CT - Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced $1 million in Brownfields Cleanup grants for various sites in Hartford and East Hartford, including $460,000 for hazardous substance cleanup and $540,000 for petroleum cleanup.

May 8, 2013 Press Release

Washington – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) and the Connecticut Congressional delegation today issued a statement applauding the announcement that Connecticut will receive over $6 million in emergency disaster relief funds from the U.S. Department of the Interior to repair and rebuild parks, public lands and refuges damaged by Superstorm Sandy. Connecticut will also receive a share of $12.7 million in additional funds that will aid restoration projects in multiple states impacted by Sandy.

April 15, 2013 Press Release

Hartford, CT -- Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01)Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.),  and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) announced today the awards of three federal fire Operations and Safety (OP &S) Grants through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant programs administered by FEMA. These grants will help improve the safety and operations of firefighters and first responders in Seymour, Middletown and East Hartford.