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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 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.

September 11, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) and Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) met with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy David Kautter at the Department of the Treasury headquarters in Washington, D.C. to discuss assistance for north-central Connecticut residents impacted by crumbling concrete foundation.
June 29, 2017 Press Release
Reps. John Larson (D-CT) and Dave Reichert (R-WA) recently introduced the Philanthropic Enterprise Act, which would make it easier for private sector companies to contribute to philanthropic causes in their communities, the country, and around the globe.
May 24, 2017 Press Release
Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01) and Joe Courtney (CT-02) received a response from the National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson following a request for assistance formally made to Ms. Olson’s office last week.
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.

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