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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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November 7, 2017 Press Release
Today, in the second day of the mark-up of the Republican tax plan in the Ways and Means Committee, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) fought to preserve the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) that incentivizes employers to hire people who face significant barriers to employment.
November 7, 2017 Press Release
Today, the Ways and Means Committee met for the first day of the mark-up of the harmful Republican Tax Plan.
November 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01), Joe Courtney (CT-02), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Jim Himes (CT-04), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) denounced the Republican tax plan that was unveiled last week and is being marked up by the House Ways and Means Committee this week.

November 5, 2017 Event
The Republican tax plan unveiled yesterday is an attack on Connecticut’s middle class. I am holding a Facebook Live Town Hall on Sunday, November 5th at 7 pm to discuss this proposal.
November 3, 2017 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), the Ranking Member of the Social Security Subcommittee on the Ways and Means Committee made the following statement on the impact the proposed Republican tax plan will have on hard-working Connecticut families, and their intention to cut Medicare and Social Security to pay for it.
November 2, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) called the Republican tax bill as an attack on the Connecticut middle-class.
November 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. John Larson had a productive meeting with Resident Commissioner Jennifer Gonzalez-Colon of Puerto Rico on the recovery efforts happening in Puerto Rico and the path forward. Rep. Larson has previously called on additional support outside of the supplemental emergency assistance that was passed in the recent budget.

October 5, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the harmful FY 2018 Budget Resolution that passed the House. Larson voted NO.
September 26, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), member of the House Ways and Means Committee and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Social Security, released the following statement after meeting with President Trump along with bipartisan Committee members to discuss the need for tax reform that focuses on the middle class.
September 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) and Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) announced three amendments they authored in support of support Connecticut residents impacted by crumbling foundations passed in the House of Representatives. The amendments were added to an omnibus appropriations bill to fund the federal government which passed the House today. These amendments represent the first time that a full chamber of Congress has passed measures related to crumbling foundations in Connecticut.