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Hartford, CT – Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced he is bringing Father James Nock, pastor of Our Lady of Peace in East Hartford, and Sister Margaret “Peggy” Evans, a guidance counselor at East Catholic High School, to Washington D.C. this week. The trip coincides with the historic visit of Pope Francis. Father Nock and Sister Evans will join Larson at several events featuring the Pope.
Hartford – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced the hiring of Amanda Schoen to assume the role of Press Secretary in the First Congressional District office. The announcement follows the departure of Ed Skowronek who recently accepted a position at Sunshine Sachs, a NYC-based public relations firm, after serving as Larson’s Press Secretary since December 2012.
Hartford, CT – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement today on the passing of Hartford firefighter Kevin Bell, a six-year veteran of the department who lost his life in the line of duty last night while battling a fire.
Hartford, CT - Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement today on the passing of John Toner, the longtime former Athletic Director at the University of Connecticut, former President of the NCAA, and a prominent figure in intercollegiate athletics:
East Hartford, CT - Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) met today with Dr. James H. Billington from the Library of Congress and Mayor Marcia Leclerc to discuss a future collaboration between East Hartford’s Raymond Library and the Library of Congress in Washington, DC.
Hartford, CT - Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement today on the passing of Moraith "Rae" Marra-O'Toole, Chairwoman of the West Hartford Democratic Town Committee and long-time community organizer:
Washington - Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement today after Governor Dannel P. Malloy unveiled his agenda for Connecticut:
"Today Governor Malloy showed why he is leading Connecticut into the future. I was pleased to see an emphasis on education in this year’s agenda as well as efforts to end veterans homelessness, raise the minimum wage, strengthen our economy and his continued focus on jobs.