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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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July 19, 2017 Press Release
Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) welcomed the Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower Geared TurboFan (GTF) commercial engine to the U.S. Capitol.
July 19, 2017 Press Release
Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Representatives John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), Jim Himes (CT-4), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) announced $315,000 in funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help support Connecticut’s response to the opioid overdose epidemic.
July 14, 2017 Press Release
Today, Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Ranking Member Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after a hearing on the 2017 Social Security Trustees Report with Chief Actuary, Steve Goss
July 14, 2017 Press Release
Will Directly Benefit the Nearly 160 First District Companies in the Defense Supply Chain
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after voting for the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
July 14, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Larson Opening Statement at Social Security Subcommittee Hearing on Social Security Solvency
July 13, 2017 Press Release
Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Ranking Member John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the 2017 Social Security Trustees Report
June 30, 2017 Press Release
Cities and Towns throughout Connecticut will receive over $23 Million in Capital Fund Awards for Public Housing Agencies, over $12.5 Million in Lead Based Paint Hazard Control grants
Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) 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) announced two grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) totaling $35,602,295.
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June 29, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Larson Opening Statement at Joint Subcommittee Hearing on Social Security Coverage and Payroll Tax Compliance
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.
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June 27, 2017 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) joined the disability community in applauding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) decision to exclude Complex Rehabilitation Technologies (CRT) power wheelchairs accessories from the competitive bidding programs. CMS’ original decision to reduce payments for CRT wheelchair accessories would have harmed patients with severe disabilities due to ALS, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis and other debilitating illnesses or injuries.
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