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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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June 27, 2019 Press Release
Today, Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman John B. Larson (CT-01), sent a letter to the new Commissioner of Social Security, Andrew B. Saul, calling for strengthened customer service to be a priority for the Social Security Administration (SSA), including reduced waiting times for hearings and more responsive phone service.
June 26, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John Larson (CT-01) released the following statement, after the Ways and Means Committee favorably reported the HEARTS and Rural Relief Act (H.R. 3429) which included Larson’s bill, Protecting Access to Wheelchairs Act (H.R. 2293).
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June 26, 2019 Press Release
Today Social Security Subcommittee Chairman John Larson was joined by the Tri-Caucus Members of the Ways and Means Committee to drive home the importance of action on Social Security now.
June 25, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for the $4.5 billion emergency supplemental funding to provide humanitarian assistance to migrant children and families at the border.
June 25, 2019 Press Release
Today, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01), Joe Kennedy III (MA-04), and Seth Moulton (MA-06) joined by Reps. Donna Shalala (FL-27) and Katie Hill (CA-25) introduced ACTION for National Service.
June 25, 2019 Press Release
In today’s House Ways and Means Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee hearing, “Recent Limitations to the SALT Deduction & its Harm to Communities,” Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) highlighted how the cap of the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction in the 2017 GOP Tax law forced Connecticut families to subsidize the tax breaks for the nation’s wealthiest one percent.
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June 24, 2019 Press Release
Last week, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) agreed to conduct a study requested by Chairman of the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee John B. Larson (CT-01) into whether doctors who help make Social Security disability benefit decisions are performing high-quality, accurate reviews.
June 21, 2019 Press Release
Yesterday, the Ways and Means Committee marked up four bills that will provide tax relief for working-class Americans. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted to report these bills favorably out of committee.
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June 21, 2019 Press Release
Larson is drafting a resolution to prevent escalation
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), commended the stance of Rep. Max Rose (NY-11), an Army Veteran who served in Afghanistan, who has echoed Larson’s call to not go to war in Iran.
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June 20, 2019 Press Release
Today, during a Ways and Means Committee Markup on disaster tax relief, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) entered into a colloquy with Chairman Richard Neal (MA-01) on the casualty loss deduction and how it can be used by those with crumbling foundations.

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