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Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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March 16, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) met with Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Enda Kenny and Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams.
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March 16, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after President Trump released his budget proposal
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.
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March 15, 2017 Press Release
Building on a nearly decade-long, community-driven effort, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), joined by U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and U.S. Representative John Larson (CT-1), reintroduced their Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River Act.
March 13, 2017 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after an analysis from the Connecticut Office of Policy and Management detailing how the Republican plan will impact Connecticut and the release of the Congressional Budget Office’s score of the bill were released
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March 9, 2017 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) fought into the early morning hours of Thursday against the Republican health care proposal. This proposal would cause the average American to pay more money for less coverage and would give tax breaks to the nation’s wealthiest.
March 8, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the GOP ACA Repeal proposal
March 6, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after President Trump signed a revised travel ban
March 6, 2017 Press Release
After hearing from concerned Connecticut residents and farmers that foreign-grown tobacco products are being mislabeled as “Connecticut” products, U.S. Representative John Larson (CT-1), U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), and U.S. Representative Joe Courtney (CT-2) called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to take action to enforce existing regulations on tobacco labeling and prevent foreign competitors from undercutting Connecticut growers.
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March 2, 2017 Press Release
Today, the CEO’s of Aetna, The Hartford, and Travelers announced that over the next 5 years their companies will be dedicating a combined $50 million to help the City of Hartford. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement in response.
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March 13, 2017 Photo Gallery
Rep. Larson held a Town Hall on the GOP ACA Repeal Bill.
February 22, 2017 Photo Gallery
Thank you to everyone who joined me on Saturday at the Berlin Senior Center to talk about the ramifications of potential changes to the healthcare system.
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