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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.
April 20, 2016 Press Release
Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) was recognized for receiving a perfect score on last years Voting Record from NETWORK: A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby. NETWORK recognizes lawmakers who fight for social and economic equality.
January 4, 2016 Press Release
Hartford– On Friday, January 1, 2016, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) visited the Islamic Association of Greater Hartford in recognition of their work with community youth, refugees, and the wider community.
June 26, 2015 Press Release
Washington - Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) applauded the decision by SCOTUS to affirm marriage equality.
September 19, 2013 Press Release

Washington – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement today on the passage of H.R. 3102, the Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act of 2013, by the U.S. House of Representatives:

"Today, our fears were realized as Congress passed a damaging bill that threatens to starve our children, seniors and veterans.

June 26, 2013 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the Supreme Court's ruling to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act and decision on California's Proposition 8:

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