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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

Press Releases

December 7, 2017 Press Release
Continued Inaction on CHIP will Put Health Care for 17,000 Connecticut Children in Jeopardy Come Feb. 1
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) called again for a reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), community health center funding, and other crucial public health priorities after voting NO on H.J. Res. 123, a short term continuing resolution.
December 6, 2017 Press Release
GOP continues to bar the American people from holding a vote on common sense gun legislation
Today, the House voted on HR 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, a bill that infringes upon the rights of states like Connecticut, by requiring them to honor other states’ concealed-permits – including the 12 states that do not require a permit to carry a concealed firearm. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) condemned the vote and released the following statement.
December 5, 2017 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), released the following statement after Aetna CEO, Mark Bertolini said that he will step down and join the CVS Board of Directors, after Aetna merges with CVS in an interview with CNBC.
December 5, 2017 Press Release
Today, Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Ranking Member John Larson (D-CT) and Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) introduced the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2017 (H.R. 4547), bipartisan legislation to improve and strengthen the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) representative payee program.
December 5, 2017 Press Release
Stanley Black & Decker announced today that they are planning on opening an Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Hartford.
December 2, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed the Republican tax plan in a partisan, 51-49 vote.
November 29, 2017 Press Release
Today, H.Res. 630 passed the House in a unanimous voice vote. This Resolution requires each Member, officer, and employee of the House of Representatives to complete a program of training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of each Congress.
November 28, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after he gave the keynote address at a Brookings Institution panel discussion event titled: Can Tax Reform Include A Carbon Tax?.
November 22, 2017 Press Release
Congressman John Larson (CT-1) and Joe Courtney (CT-2) announced approval of new federal tax relief for homeowners dealing with crumbling foundations today.
November 20, 2017 Press Release
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.), applauded the nearly $1.3 million in federal Long Island Sound Futures Fund grants to protect Long Island Sound and the waterways that feed it.