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Washington – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) joined Senators Joseph I. Lieberman and Richard Blumenthal today to applaud President Barack Obama’s signing of the “The Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act” into law last night. The bill, introduced by Congressman Larson in 2010, and sponsored by Senators Lieberman and Blumenthal, will create $1 and $5 coins that will honor Twain’s legacy and fund institutions that honor his legacy such as the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford.
Hartford, CT – Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) and Senators Joseph I. Lieberman and Richard Blumenthal expressed their continued support for designating The Harriet Beecher Stowe House in Hartford as a National Historic Landmark.
Hartford, CT – Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) presented The Nancy Pilver Breast Cancer Survivor Award to The Team Towanda Foundation of Wethersfield for their efforts to raise breast cancer awareness and to support those affected by breast cancer.
Hartford, CT – This month Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) was named a "New Englander of the Year" by the New England Council for his leadership in job creation, energy independence, and advanced manufacturing. The prestigious award from the nation's oldest regional business organization goes to individuals who have made significant contributions to the New England Region. Congressman Larson is the first member of the House of Representatives from Connecticut to receive this award.
Hartford, CT – Building on his announcement yesterday of a new round in the Connecticut Job Match Initiative, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) helped kick off Connecticut's Manufacturing Month today, joining over 500 students at the Hartford Armory for Manufacturing Mania Education Day.
Washington – Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) congratulated Rebecca M. Townsend, Ph.D. of Manchester, Connecticut, for being recognized as a 'Champion of Change' by the White House. The Champion of Change program, part of President Barack Obama's Winning the Future initiative, honors those who help their communities through transportation innovation.
IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2008Contact: For Dodd - Justine Sessions/202-224-2823
Lieberman - Erika Masonhall/202-224-4041
For Larson - Emily Barocas /202-225-7295/202-593-1377
LIEBERMAN, LARSON HAIL DECISION TO KEEP
SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE OPEN
Contact: Emily Barocas /202-225-7295/202-593-1377
CONGRESSMAN LARSON PRAISES PROTECTION OF NEW ENGLAND TRAIL SYSTEM