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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

Tax Policy

Rep. Larson is fighting for fair tax reform.

The current Republican Plan, released in November 2017 is the opposite of that, it its an attack on Connecticut's Middle-Class. Read what Rep. Larson has done to oppose it below. 

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July 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington DC – Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) issued the following statement in response to the proposed health insurance rate increases for 2019, currently being reviewed by the Connecticut Insurance Department.

June 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, two bipartisan bills lead by Rep. John B. Larson that focused on common-sense solutions were favorably reported out the Ways and Means Committee. The two bills were the Improving Social Security’s Service to Victims of Identity Theft Act (H.R. 6084) and the Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment Transparency Act (H.R. 6138).

“Medicare and Social Security are our country’s greatest insurance programs that millions of Americans, especially seniors, rely on nationwide. These are two bipartisan solutions that will help strengthen both programs.

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 12, 2018 Event

HOMEOWNERS: Learn More About the IRS Casualty Loss Deduction for Crumbling Foundations Repairs


Congressman John B. Larson, Congressman Joe Courtney, and IRS Senior Stakeholder Liaison Joseph S. McCarthy areb hosting a seminar on the IRS Casualty Loss Deduction and the crisis of deteriorating residential concrete foundations


Ellington High School

February 23, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) joined Bob Forrester (President and CEO, Newman’s Own Foundation and Co-chairman of Newman’s Own, Inc.) and Eliot Russman (President, CEO, and Executive Director, Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation) at the Fidelco headquarters in Bloomfield to discuss the recent passing of his bill, the Philanthropic Enterprise Act.
February 15, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) gave the following remarks in the Ways and Means Committee hearing with Secretary Steve Mnuchin concerning the unfair double taxation that Connecticut residents are facing due to new limitations on deducting state and local taxes.
February 7, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. John Larson (CT-01), Rep. Joe Courtney (CT-02), and Rep. Richard Neal (MA-01) announced updated guidance from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that extends the period of time that homeowners have to claim crumbling foundation related repairs on their federal taxes.
January 13, 2018 Event
Rep. John Larson and Rep. Joe Courtney are holding a Town Hall.
January 8, 2018 Page
2017 re-cap from Rep. Larson.
December 30, 2017 Event
Rep. Larson is holding a Public Forum in Barkhamsted.