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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

Larson on Clean Debt Limit Increase

February 11, 2014
Press Release

Washington - Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 540, “Clean Debt Limit Increase”:

"Tonight, Members did their jobs by voting to ensure our nation's bills are paid.

"Extending the debt limit through 2014 without strings attached strengthens the ability of our businesses and local stakeholders to plan ahead. I thank Speaker Boehner for his vote and am pleased to see both sides of the aisle come together to pass this important legislation.

"While this is good news for the nation, we still have work ahead of us. I am encouraged by tonight’s vote and know that if we work together to break through partisan politics in Washington, we can help Americans across the country.”

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