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Larson Applauds CVS & Aetna Commitment to Hartford

October 4, 2018
Press Release

Hartford, CT - Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after CVS committed to keeping Aetna in Hartford for at least 10 years.

“Aetna’s home has been in Hartford since 1853. I applaud Aetna, CVS, and CVS CEO Larry Merlo for making the commitment to stay in the city. Hartford is the insurance capital of the world, and it will continue its long legacy for years to come. Aetna is a value-added company for Connecticut that has always invested in its workforce. This is wonderful news for the city and state,” said Larson.


The CVS Health Corporation delivered to the Connecticut Insurance Department a commitment keep Aetna's headquarters in Hartford for at least the next 10 years, maintain its current staffing levels for at least the next four years, and it's joint pledge with the Travelers and The Hartford to contribute a total of $50 million to the City of Hartford. The first $10 million has already been paid to the city to support the Hartford Public Library, city law enforcement, and recreation.