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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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December 5, 2017 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), released the following statement after Aetna CEO, Mark Bertolini said that he will step down and join the CVS Board of Directors, after Aetna merges with CVS in an interview with CNBC.
December 5, 2017 Press Release
Stanley Black & Decker announced today that they are planning on opening an Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Hartford.
November 22, 2017 Press Release
Congressman John Larson (CT-1) and Joe Courtney (CT-2) announced approval of new federal tax relief for homeowners dealing with crumbling foundations today.
November 14, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after voting for the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
November 7, 2017 Press Release
Today, the Ways and Means Committee met for the second day of the mark-up of the harmful Republican Tax Plan.
November 7, 2017 Press Release
Today, in the second day of the mark-up of the Republican tax plan in the Ways and Means Committee, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) fought to preserve the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) that incentivizes employers to hire people who face significant barriers to employment.
October 24, 2017 Press Release
With Connecticut communities still waiting to receive millions of dollars in federal community policing grants, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) and U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), Jim Himes (CT-4), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) wrote Attorney General Jeff Sessions today demanding an explanation for the delay.
October 19, 2017 Press Release
Before Amazon is set to choose the location of their recently announced $5 billion second North American headquarters, called “Amazon HQ2”, U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), Jim Himes (CT-4), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) urged Amazon to make Connecticut their home.
October 19, 2017 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement in support of Connecticut's proposal for Amazon's search for a second headquarters location. Gov. Dannel Malloy will be releasing a proposal later today for the Hartford/East Hartford region.
October 13, 2017 Press Release
As negotiations between Hartford HealthCare and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield have stalled, U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), Jim Himes (CT-4), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), and U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) on Friday urged Hartford Healthcare CEO Elliot Joseph and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Connecticut President and General Manager Jill Hummel to reach an agreement and resolve the contract dispute as soon as possible. The dispute has threatened access to affordable health care services for roughly 60,000 Connecticut residents.

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