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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut



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March 18, 2017 Event
Rep. Larson is hosting a Town Hall on March 18th.
March 16, 2017 Press Release
This week, Reps. John B. Larson (D-CT) and Dave Reichert (R-WA) introduced the Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act of 2017 (VRIPA), a bipartisan bill that would provide a tax exemption on the benefits volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services (EMS) personnel receive from their communities.
March 15, 2017 Press Release
Building on a nearly decade-long, community-driven effort, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), joined by U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and U.S. Representative John Larson (CT-1), reintroduced their Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River Act.
March 13, 2017 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after an analysis from the Connecticut Office of Policy and Management detailing how the Republican plan will impact Connecticut and the release of the Congressional Budget Office’s score of the bill were released
March 12, 2017 Event
Rep. Larson will be holding a Town Hall
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
After hearing from concerned Connecticut residents and farmers that foreign-grown tobacco products are being mislabeled as “Connecticut” products, U.S. Representative John Larson (CT-1), U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), and U.S. Representative Joe Courtney (CT-2) called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to take action to enforce existing regulations on tobacco labeling and prevent foreign competitors from undercutting Connecticut growers.
March 2, 2017 Press Release
Today, the CEO’s of Aetna, The Hartford, and Travelers announced that over the next 5 years their companies will be dedicating a combined $50 million to help the City of Hartford. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement in response.
February 27, 2017 Press Release
Today, the House of Representatives approved legislation codifying the National Park Service’s authority to utilize the historic brownstones next to the East Armory for the Coltsville National Historic Park’s visitor center.
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.