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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut


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September 26, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01), along with Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) issued the following statement after the announcement that Capital Workforce Partners in Hartford will receive $5,880,350 in Trade and Economic Transition Dislocated Worker Grants (DWGs) from the U.S. Department of Labor. Dislocated Worker Grants, supported under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, assist those who are seeking to reenter the workforce by equipping them with the skills to compete in high-demand areas of the economy.
September 20, 2018 Press Release
Today marks one year since Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
September 19, 2018 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) applauded the recent announcement from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) for a $3 million project at the United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) in East Hartford. The project will work to develop energy storage to strengthen the electric grid.
September 18, 2018 Press Release
Yesterday, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) hosted a delegation from Seattle, WA for an Educational Forum about their recent experience in replacing an aging highway viaduct with a tunnel and the lessons that we can learn as Greater Hartford seeks to reconstruct our highway system and transform our region for the future.
September 14, 2018 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), and Jim Himes (CT-4) and U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced $470,893 through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program (HUD-VASH) for housing authorities in Hartford, West Haven, and Norwalk.
September 13, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement from today’s Ways and Means Mark Up on the Republican Tax Plan 2.0.
September 13, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (D-Conn), Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Reps. Terri A. Sewell (D-Ala.), Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) Conor Lamb (D-PA), Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) on Thursday announced the bicameral Expand Social Security Caucus, along with 16 senators and more than 130 House members.
September 12, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) and Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) announced that the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA) Executive Director Bonnie Stewart sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in support or their effort to clarify how homeowners with crumbling foundations can receive federal tax relief through the casualty loss deduction.
September 10, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) Ranking Member on the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee released the following statement on the Republican agenda to make the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction cap of $10,000 permanent Thursday in the Ways and Means Committee.
September 6, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John B. Larson announced that the East Hartford Fire Department will receive a $60,000 grant from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program.