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October 7, 2020 Press Release
On Thursday, October 8th at 12 PM, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) will meet with Hartford nonprofit, Mothers United Against Violence to discuss how they are addressing gun violence in Hartford in the absence of federal legislation.
September 14, 2020 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the passing of former Connecticut Senate President James “Jerry” Murphy, who served as Senate President from 1981-1984.
September 3, 2020 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded over $1 million in federal grants to address domestic violence and provide legal assistance to victims of abuse in Connecticut. These awards strengthen services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence and provide funding for civil and criminal legal assistance programs at minimum or no cost for adult and youth victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking.

August 28, 2020 Press Release
Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced that Fire Departments in Winsted, Portland, Southington, Middletown, East Hartland, and Hartford received a combined $1.7 million in Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG).
August 27, 2020 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced that the City of Bristol will be receiving a $139,797 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) from the Department of Homeland Security.
August 27, 2020 Event

Hartford, CT – On, Thursday, August 27th, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) will host a ‘Congress On Your Corner’ in Downtown Hartford. Rep. Larson will hear from residents, small business owners and employees, and provide an update on COVID-19 resources and legislative activity in Washington, DC.


This event will adhere to the latest COVID-19 safety guidelines. Attendees will be required to wear face masks/coverings and maintain proper social distance.


The above event is open to the press and open to the public.  



August 18, 2020 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the Post Master General Louis DeJoy is suspending changes to the Postal Service until after the November election.
August 17, 2020 Press Release
On Tuesday, August 18th at 11 AM, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) will host a press conference to discuss steps he and the House of Representatives are taking to save the United States Postal Service (USPS) after the Trump Administration announced last week that it will push forward with sweeping operational changes that will degrade the postal service, delay mail, and make it harder for Americans to vote by mail in the upcoming election.
August 7, 2020 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced three FY 2019 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) awards in the First Congressional District.
August 7, 2020 Press Release
As over 600,000 people in Connecticut continue to go without electricity due to damages caused by Tropic Storm Isaias, U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), along with U.S. Representatives John Larson (CD-1), Rosa DeLauro (CD-3), Joe Courtney (CD-2), Jim Himes (CD-4) and Jahana Hayes (CD-5), on Thursday wrote a letter to Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) in support of their recently launched investigation into the preparedness of Eversource and United Illuminating (UI) ahead of the storm.