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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut


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July 10, 2018 Press Release
The Connecticut Congressional Delegation sent a letter to President Trump urging the administration to grant Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s request for a presidential disaster declaration arising from a series of powerful supercell thunderstorms that hit Connecticut on May 15, 2018.
July 9, 2018 Event

Puerto Rico is still recovering from the devastation left by Hurricane Maria as a new hurricane season is underway. The Administration’s response to this disaster and ongoing crisis has been abysmal. The individuals and families that are recovering still need our help. That is why I have called on FEMA and HUD to work together to find solutions for the citizens who lost their homes as a result of this storm.

July 5, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), Governor Dannel Malloy, Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman, Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), DEEP Commissioner Rob Klee, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin, and Coltsville National Historical Park Superintendent James Woosley announced that Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the City of Hartford will be receiving a $750,000 grant from the National Park Service to make renovations and improvements to Colt Park.
June 29, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), Jim Himes (CT-4) and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) and U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) ) applauded $3,974,780 in funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).
June 28, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after voting for the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019.
June 28, 2018 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after it was announced that Elliot Ginsberg, CEO of the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) will be retiring effective November 1st and that Ron Angelo will be taking over as the new CEO.
June 26, 2018 Press Release
On Friday, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) requested an extension of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) Program that will expire on June 30, 2018 and end assistance for nearly 2,300 displaced families, who are still in desperate need of a temporary shelter.
June 25, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) made the following statement after the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2018 passed the House of Representatives.
June 19, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1) and Joe Courtney (CT-2) and U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson following his visit to Connecticut. During his visit, Secretary Carson visited the home of Maggie and Vincent Perracchio in Willington, which has severe cracks in the foundation, and hosted a listening session with homeowners and local and state leaders.
June 15, 2018 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after attending the Opening Ceremony of the CTrail Hartford Line.