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May 14, 2021 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) applauded the announcement that Riverfront Recapture will be receiving a $500,000 grant.
May 13, 2021 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) urged U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai during a House Ways and Means Committee hearing to fully utilize the environmental enforcement provisions in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
May 13, 2021 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) urged U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai during a House Ways and Means Committee hearing to fully utilize the environmental enforcement provisions in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
May 13, 2021 Press Release
During today’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the Biden Administration’s 2021 Trade Policy Agenda with U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) pushed for the United States to take steps to ramp up global vaccine production and to distribute the vaccine to places like India and Bangladesh.
May 12, 2021 Press Release
U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) along with U.S. Representatives John Larson (D-CT), Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Jim Himes (D-CT), and Jahana Hayes (D-CT) sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland calling for the Department of Justice to review previous administrations' assertion of the "state secrets privilege" in response to litigation brought by the families of 9/11 victims.
May 10, 2021 Press Release
Biden-Harris Administration Releases $31 million in American Rescue Plan Funding for Connecticut Seniors
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced the Biden-Harris Administration’s release of $31 million in funding for critical Older Americans Act programs as part of the American Rescue Plan he helped pass.
May 7, 2021 Press Release
Today, House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman John B. Larson (D-CT) and Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Chairman Danny K. Davis (D-IL) wrote to Social Security Administration (SSA) Commissioner Andrew Saul urging him to revoke the SSA Final Rule, “Hearings Held by Administrative Appeals Judges of the Appeals Council” (85 Fed. Reg. 73138; effective Dec. 16, 2020).
May 6, 2021 Press Release
A new report commissioned by the Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) - in consultation with the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) - has found a nearly 10 to 1 return on investments in passenger rail between New Haven and Worcester via the Hartford-Springfield Metro Area.
May 5, 2021 Press Release
Larson Calls for Action to Strengthen Social Security
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) and the Ways and Means Committee voted to report H.R. 2954, the "Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2021" favorably out of committee.
May 5, 2021 Press Release
The Connecticut Congressional Delegation, Governor Ned Lamont, and the Connecticut Department of Public Health today announced that 27 municipalities and local health departments in Connecticut have been selected by the state to share in more than $13 million in federal grant money to be used to form partnerships between local health, community organizations, and vaccine providers to promote and increase vaccine equity.

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