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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Hartford – Today Rep. John B. Larson (Ct-01) announced his support as an original cosponsor for the Marketplace Fairness Act, which was introduced yesterday. The act would allow states including Connecticut to collect sales tax from out of state online retailers.
Washington- Today Reps. John B. Larson (D-CT) and Adrian Smith (R-NE) announced they are leading the Tax Reform Working Group on Financial Services. The group is one of eleven bipartisan groups established by the House Committee on Ways and Means to inform its work on comprehensive tax reform. Larson and Smith will work together to review current financial services tax law and will report back to the Committee after compiling data and information from a wide range of sources.
Hartford, CT – Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement following the President's remarks on the current fiscal cliff negotiations:
"The President is right. People across America do their job every day and the Congress has a responsibility to do theirs. Hopefully the Senate acts on an agreement and Speaker Boehner then allows a vote on the House floor.
Hartford, CT –Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the need for House Republican leadership to allow Congress to get back to work for the American people:
"The fast approaching fiscal cliff, now only five days away, has already created uncertainty for many and threatens to raise taxes and cut services for millions.
"In Connecticut, New York and New Jersey Americans and their families wait for the relief aide that will help them rebuild following the devastation of Hurricane Sandy.
Washington – Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement today on the Republican leadership's decision to leave town without reaching a solution for the fiscal cliff:
"For over a year we've asked House Republicans to bring up the President's jobs bill.
"For months we've asked House Republicans to prevent a middle class tax hike.
"For weeks we've asked House Republicans to find compromise on the fiscal cliff.
Washington- Today, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01), Charles B. Rangel (D-NY), Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), and Joe Crowley (D-NY), all members of the tax writing Committee on Ways and Means, announced they are working on legislation in concert with Governors from New Jersey, New York and Connecticut to provide tax relief to the victims of Hurricane Sandy.