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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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February 14, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) received the Outstanding National Service Advocacy Award from the Voices for National Service for his work to elevate national service as a priority for the nation
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September 2, 2016 Press Release
Hartford, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, and Rep. Joe Courtney (CT-02) announced that Nutmeg Big Brothers/Sister Inc. in Hartford was awarded $276,720 as part of the Senior Corps Foster Grandparent Program.
July 14, 2016 Press Release
Today, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01) and John Lewis (GA-05) announced a renewed commitment to our country’s public service needs.
April 5, 2016 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) joined Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin and AmeriCorps and SeniorCorps Volunteers for the Mayor and County Day of Recognition for National Service. Nearly 700 AmeriCorps and SeniorCorps volunteers currently serve the city of Hartford, and Larson will soon introduce legislation to expand service opportunities to even more Americans. 

September 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) met with Voices for National Service to discuss the impact of service programs on communities across the country. After the event, he gave the following statement:

June 7, 2014 Press Release

FRANCE — Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01) and Rosa DeLauro (CT-02) released the following statement today applauding the creation of the justice AmeriCorps program. The program will provide cost effective legal representation to unaccompanied minors who come to America alone after being victims of abuse and/or human trafficking.

June 14, 2013 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) introduced the 'Honoring Hometown Heroes Act' in the U.S. House of Representatives.

May 15, 2013 Press Release

Washington – Today, in honor of National Peace Officers Memorial Day, Rep.  John B. Larson (CT-01) announced he will reintroduce legislation in the 113th Congress to allow the U.S. flag to be flown at half-staff following the death of a first responder in the line of duty. Current law allows for the flag to be flown at half-staff for any member of the Armed Forces and present or former government officials.