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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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April 3, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for H. Res. 271, a resolution led by Rep. Colin Allred (TX-32) condemning the Trump Administration’s attacks on the Affordable Care Act and the American people’s health care.
April 3, 2019 Press Release
Today, the Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), Co-Chair of the Congressional Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Caucus announced record support for the F-35 Program, with 103 bipartisan cosigners for the FY2019 appropriations and authorization letter.
April 3, 2019 Press Release
Today, the Congressional Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Caucus Co-Chairs, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01), Marc A. Veasey (TX-33), Martha Roby (AL-02), and Michael R. Turner (OH-10), announced record support for the F-35 Program, with 103 bipartisan cosigners for the FY2019 appropriations and authorization letter.
April 2, 2019 Press Release
Today, the Ways and Means Committee marked-up the SECURE (Setting Every Community Up For Retirement Enhancement) Act of 2019 and reported it favorably out of committee.
April 1, 2019 Press Release
Bill would allow all Americans to purchase a public health insurance plan through the popular Medicare program
Today, Reps. John Larson (CT-1), Antonio Delgado (NY-19), and Brian Higgins (NY-26) reintroduced the Medicare-X Choice Act, legislation to create a public option health plan available for purchase on the individual and small business exchanges.
March 29, 2019 Press Release
On National Vietnam War Veterans Day, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), along with his Veterans Advisory Council, announced that they will hold a Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin ceremony for Vietnam Veterans on Flag Day, June 14th at 11:00 AM at the State Armory.
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March 27, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for Rep. Rosa DeLauro’s (CT-03) Paycheck Fairness Act (HR 7), which would strengthen the 1963 Equal Pay Act and close loopholes in the law to end the wage gap.
March 27, 2019 Press Release
In today’s Ways and Means Committee hearing, “The 2017 Tax Law and Who it Left Behind,” Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) highlighted how Connecticut middle-class families are paying more, while the wealthy get a tax break.
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March 25, 2019 Press Release
Letter calls on HUD to preserve adequate inventory of affordable housing, revamp the inspection process, provide more robust tenant relocation services
U.S. Representative John Larson (CT-1) and U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), ) sent a leader to Secretary Ben Carson urging the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide funding for revamping the Barbour Gardens and Infill Apartments in Hartford’s North End while paying more attention to tenant concerns about living conditions in other HUD assisted housing and adequate relocation assistance.
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March 24, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after Attorney General Barr released a summary of Special Counsel Mueller’s report.

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