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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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January 17, 2020 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) recognized Jalah Edison, Jazzlin Grisby, and Rocio Rivera with Certificates of Special Congressional Recognition for designing the winning app, School of Math, for the First District’s 2019 Congressional App Challenge (CAC).
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January 17, 2020 Press Release
Today, in a letter to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson, U.S. Representative John Larson (CT-01),U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), and City of Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin called upon HUD to improve current policies regarding the oversight of Section 8 Housing as well as the promotion of fair housing opportunities.
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January 17, 2020 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) and patient advocate Peter Morley released a video highlighting how harmful the Trump Administration’s proposed Social Security disability rule would be.
January 16, 2020 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for H.J. Res. 76, which reverses a harmful rule issued by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos denying debt relief to students defrauded by predatory, for-profit colleges.
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January 15, 2020 Press Release
Legislation supported by both members repealing tax placed on nonprofit and religious organizations is now law
Legislation supported by both members repealing tax placed on nonprofit and religious organizations is now law.
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January 13, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC – Social Security Subcommittee Chairman John B. Larson (D-CT), Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), and Worker & Family Support Subcommittee Chairman Danny K. Davis (D-IL) released the following statement regarding reports of a draft Social Security Administration (SSA) rule that would narrow the eligibility criteria for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits
January 11, 2020 Article
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) wrote the following op-ed that appeared in the Journal Inquirer
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) wrote the following op-ed that appeared in the Journal Inquirer
January 10, 2020 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for a bill (H.R.535) that would require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate PFAS (Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances).
January 9, 2020 Press Release
Votes for War Powers Resolution
Larson Votes for War Powers Resolution
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January 9, 2020 Press Release
Today, House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman John B. Larson (CT-01), the Union Veterans Council (AFL-CIO), and VoteVets released the following statement condemning the Trump Administration’s proposed Social Security disability rule which would increase the frequency of continuing disability reviews (CDR).

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