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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut


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March 1, 2019 Press Release
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), and Jahana Hayes (CT-5), on Friday announced $395,355 in grant funding from the Corporation for National and Community Services (CNCS) to support the Senior Corps RSVP program.
February 28, 2019 Press Release
The Connecticut Congressional Delegation sent a letter to Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T Corporation, to urge his reconsideration of the decision to move 92 union positions and 25 management positions from the AT&T facility in Meriden to facilities in Georgia and Tennessee.
February 19, 2019 Event
Rep. Larson is holding a public forum on how the Republican Tax Law is affecting CT residents.
February 14, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressmen John Larson (CT-01) and Joe Courtney (CT-02) hailed the inclusion of two provisions to help address Connecticut’s crumbling foundations crisis in the final version of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (H.J. Res. 31), a bill to fund the federal government for the remainder of the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.
February 1, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative John Larson (CT-1) and U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) wrote a letter to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson, expressing their concerns with HUD’s failure to address the decrepit housing conditions of multiple HUD-assisted housing complexes in Hartford.
February 1, 2019 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) recognized Howell Cheney Technical High School seniors Isabel Lindsay and Justin Diaz with Certificates of Special Congressional Recognition for designing the winning app, Test Driver’s ED, for the First District’s 2018 Congressional App Challenge.
January 31, 2019 Event
Rep. John Larson will be holding a public forum in Hartford to discuss the importance of the Social Security 2100 Act.
January 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington DC – Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement in response to Congresswoman Jahana Hayes’ (CT-05) appointment to the House Education and Labor Committee.

December 4, 2018 Press Release
Today, the Connecticut Congressional Delegation applauded $1,737,289 in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Long Island Sound Futures Fund (LISFF) to help improve the health and ecosystem of Long Island Sound by spurring efforts to reduce pollution, increase fish diversity and population and enhance greater understanding of Long Island Sound’s ecology.
November 20, 2018 Event
Larson To Host Public Forum on Tunnel Proposal