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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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May 19, 2017 Press Release
Today, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01) and Joe Courtney (CT-02) heard from the National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson, that they are requesting federal tax relief for homeowners harmed by the crumbling foundation problem that has struck communities in Eastern Connecticut. After ongoing efforts led by Courtney, Larson spoke directly with Olson at a Ways & Means Oversight Subcommittee hearing Friday morning.
May 18, 2017 Press Release
Today, the Ways and Means Committee met for the first time as a full committee on the GOP tax reform blueprint. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the hearing
March 28, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the Ways and Means Republicans blocked Rep. Bill Pascrell’s (NJ-09) Resolution of Inquiry, in the Ways and Means Committee. This measure would require the Department of Treasury to release President Trump’s tax returns over the last ten years.
March 16, 2017 Press Release
This week, Reps. John B. Larson (D-CT) and Dave Reichert (R-WA) introduced the Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act of 2017 (VRIPA), a bipartisan bill that would provide a tax exemption on the benefits volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services (EMS) personnel receive from their communities.
September 14, 2016 Press Release
Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) introduced an amendment to provide a tax exemption for volunteer firefighters and other first responders.
December 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), voted in favor of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 that will fund the government for the next year and prevent another shutdown. 

December 17, 2015 Press Release
Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) joined President Obama in supporting the passage of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act, which included billions in tax breaks for working families via the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit, as well as the Brady/Larson R&D Tax Credit and the Johnson/Larson Wrongful Convictions Tax Relief legislation.
October 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington – Today, the House of Representatives voted to renew the charter of the Export-Import Bank, which expired on June 30, 2015, through a rarely-utilized procedure known as a discharge petition. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement:

October 9, 2015 Press Release
Washington - Rep. John B. Larson released the following statement on the discharge petition to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank.
September 10, 2015 Press Release
Washington – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) issued the following statement on the markup of the Default Prevention Act.

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