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Larson Secures Critical Priorities for First District in Appropriations Package

December 17, 2019
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after voting for the two Fiscal Year 2020 appropriation packages.

“I was proud to vote for the bipartisan, bicameral appropriations bills today funding the federal government through the rest of the fiscal year.  Today’s appropriations bills provides funding for top priorities in the First District, from continuing to strengthen our manufacturing sector to funding critical research programs National Institute of Health (NIH), and tax relief for volunteer first responders.

“While this legislation provided critical funding for many programs important to Americans, it wasn’t perfect. I was disappointed by the inclusion of funding for the President’s needless border wall and hope we address this in the new year.”

Top Priorities for the First District:

A breakdown of all the funding secured can be found here.