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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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February 1, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative John Larson (CT-1) and U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) wrote a letter to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson, expressing their concerns with HUD’s failure to address the decrepit housing conditions of multiple HUD-assisted housing complexes in Hartford.
July 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the non-binding House Resolution 990:

July 9, 2018 Event

Puerto Rico is still recovering from the devastation left by Hurricane Maria as a new hurricane season is underway. The Administration’s response to this disaster and ongoing crisis has been abysmal. The individuals and families that are recovering still need our help. That is why I have called on FEMA and HUD to work together to find solutions for the citizens who lost their homes as a result of this storm.

June 4, 2018 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) issued the following statement after meeting with Housing and Urban Department (HUD) Secretary Dr. Ben Carson on the developments regarding the Clay Arsenal Renaissance Apartments and the recent decision by HUD to terminate the Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments to the property and specifically to the owner Emmanuel Ku.

March 8, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the GOP ACA Repeal proposal
March 6, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after President Trump signed a revised travel ban
February 4, 2017 Event

On Saturday, February 4th, I will host a community discussion with leaders of the Muslim, Jewish, and Christian communities in the First District in order to facilitate a dialogue on the recent executive order ­issued by the Trump Administration.

January 31, 2017 Press Release
Connecticut Representatives John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), Jim Himes (CT-4), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) last night joined with over 170 of their Democratic colleagues to introduce the Statue of Liberty Values (SOLVE) Act of 2017, which would overturn President Trump’s executive order banning refugees and immigrants of seven Muslim-majority countries.
January 28, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement
May 19, 2016 Press Release
Washington— U.S. Representatives John B. Larson (CT-01), Joe Courtney (CT-02), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Jim Himes (CT-04), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) today released the following statement regarding actions by House Republican leaders that will allow federal contractors to discriminate against LGBT Americans without the threat of losing contracts.

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