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Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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June 7, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA 2018) last night, which contained a provision directing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct expedited feasibility reports on repairing the Hartford and East Hartford levee systems.
June 4, 2018 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) issued the following statement after meeting with Housing and Urban Department (HUD) Secretary Dr. Ben Carson on the developments regarding the Clay Arsenal Renaissance Apartments and the recent decision by HUD to terminate the Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments to the property and specifically to the owner Emmanuel Ku.

May 31, 2018 Press Release
Congressmen John Larson (CT-1) and Joe Courtney (CT-2) and U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) issued the following statement regarding the decision by the Department of Interior to allow the Tribal-State agreement amendments between the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot Tribes and the State of Connecticut to go into effect.
May 24, 2018 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1) and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) and U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to FuelCell Energy, Inc. for hydrogen production research and development (R&D) that is compatible with nuclear energy sources.
May 24, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) joined Ranking Member Richard Neal (MA-01) in introducing the Improving Access to Good Jobs for Parents Act in the Ways and Means Committee as an amendment to the JOBS for Success Act (H.R. 5861) reauthorizing the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. The amendment is aimed at ensuring that parents who receive TANF gain the skills and training that will allow them to gain long-term economic security.

 

May 24, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after voting for the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

May 23, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s approval of the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA 2018):
May 23, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after United Technologies Corps announced it will hire 35,000 new employees over the next five years and 2,000 of them will be hired in Connecticut in the next two years.
May 21, 2018 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the passing of former State Senator Joe Harper.
May 9, 2018 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the passing of Former Connecticut Lieutenant Governor Eunice Groark.

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