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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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October 19, 2017 Press Release
Before Amazon is set to choose the location of their recently announced $5 billion second North American headquarters, called “Amazon HQ2”, U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), Jim Himes (CT-4), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) urged Amazon to make Connecticut their home.
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October 19, 2017 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement in support of Connecticut's proposal for Amazon's search for a second headquarters location. Gov. Dannel Malloy will be releasing a proposal later today for the Hartford/East Hartford region.
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October 13, 2017 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after President Trump announced that he would be decertifying the Iran Nuclear Agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
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October 13, 2017 Press Release
In a deliberate attack on our nation’s healthcare system, the Trump Administration announced the termination of cost-sharing reduction subsidies (CSRs). CSRs help reduce out-of-pocket health care costs for lower-income Americans.
October 13, 2017 Press Release
Dispute has disrupted health care services for up to 60,000 CT residents
As negotiations between Hartford HealthCare and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield have stalled, U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), Jim Himes (CT-4), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), and U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) on Friday urged Hartford Healthcare CEO Elliot Joseph and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Connecticut President and General Manager Jill Hummel to reach an agreement and resolve the contract dispute as soon as possible. The dispute has threatened access to affordable health care services for roughly 60,000 Connecticut residents.
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October 13, 2017 Press Release
Today, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that there will be a much-needed two percent increase in the Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for Social Security benefits beginning in January 2018.
October 12, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after voting for the disaster relief supplemental.
October 6, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-01) and David McKinley (WV-01) along with U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) released the following statement about today’s preliminary determination from the U.S. Department of Commerce to impose additional duties on Bombardier C Series aircraft.
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.
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October 5, 2017 Press Release
The Steve Gleason Enduring Voices Act (H.R. 2465) passed out of the full Energy and Commerce yesterday with a voice vote. This bill, introduced by Representatives John Larson (D-CT), Cathy McMorris Rogers (R-WA), and House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA), would make coverage of medically necessary speech generating devices (SGD) under “routinely purchased durable medical equipment” permanent under the Medicare program, protecting beneficiaries’ access to critical means of communication with their loved ones and medical providers.
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