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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

Press Releases

September 10, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) Ranking Member on the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee released the following statement on the Republican agenda to make the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction cap of $10,000 permanent Thursday in the Ways and Means Committee.
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September 6, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John B. Larson announced that the East Hartford Fire Department will receive a $60,000 grant from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program.
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September 6, 2018 Press Release
Federal funding will support fire departments in Goshen, East Haven, South Windham, Ansonia, Guilford, Westport, East Hartford
Today, the Connecticut Congressional Delegation announced $885,895 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG) to support fire departments in Goshen, East Haven, South Windham, Ansonia, Guilford, Westport and East Hartford.
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September 5, 2018 Press Release
In a letter Tuesday to FEMA’s Office of Response and Recovery, the Connecticut Congressional Delegation supported the appeal by Governor Dannel P. Malloy of the agency’s refusal to provide disaster aid to individual property owners, as well as to the towns of Bridgewater, New Milford and Roxbury who sustained significant damage from the May 15 supercell thunderstorms.
September 4, 2018 Press Release

Hartford, CT - Today, Congressman John B. Larson announced that the Portland Fire Department will receive a $14,586 grant from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program.

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September 1, 2018 Press Release
Yesterday, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) attended Senator John McCain’s memorial service as he lied in state.
August 30, 2018 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2), a member of the U.S. House of Representatives Education and the Workforce Committee, Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), Jim Himes (CT-4), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), and U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), called on Secretary Betsy DeVos to abandon the “borrower defense” rule change at the Department of Education, which would rescind an Obama-era policy put in place to protect students who are misled by predatory for-profit colleges.
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August 29, 2018 Press Release
Today, the Connecticut Congressional Delegation applauded $2,875,000 in federal funding from the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) through the Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program to provide local community coalitions funding to prevent youth substance use.
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August 27, 2018 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the passing of former Congressman and President of the University of New Haven Lawrence DeNardis.
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August 25, 2018 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the passing of Senator John McCain.

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