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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

Press Releases

June 20, 2018 Press Release
This is the 7th Larson-Led Bill to Pass the House this Year
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the Commit to Opioid Medical Prescriber Accountability and Safety for Seniors (COMPASS) Act (H.R. 5716) passed in the House of Representatives yesterday.
June 19, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1) and Joe Courtney (CT-2) and U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson following his visit to Connecticut. During his visit, Secretary Carson visited the home of Maggie and Vincent Perracchio in Willington, which has severe cracks in the foundation, and hosted a listening session with homeowners and local and state leaders.
June 18, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) called for the end of the Trump Administration’s cruel and unnecessary policy to separate children from their families at the border.
June 15, 2018 Press Release
Helped Secure $205 Million in Federal Funding for Project

Hartford, CT – Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after attending the Opening Ceremony of the CTrail Hartford Line.

June 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Social Security and Representative Mike Bishop (MI-08), the newest member of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security, introduced H.R. 6084, the Improving Social Security’s Service to Victims of Identity Theft Act.

June 12, 2018 Press Release

(Hartford, CT) – Congressmen John Larson (CT-1), U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Joe Courtney (CT-2) released the following letter to the Department of Interior Office of the Inspector General today asking that the OIG consider in its ongoing investigation the timing of Interior’s decision regarding the Mohegan Compact agreement.

June 8, 2018 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representatives John Larson (D-1), Joe Courtney (D-2), Rosa DeLauro (D-3), Jim Himes (D-4), and Elizabeth Esty (D-5), and U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) applauded $1 million in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funding for cleaning up contaminated brownfield properties in Connecticut.
June 7, 2018 Press Release
Larson Opening Statement at Social Security Subcommittee Hearing on Social Security’s Solvency Challenge
June 7, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA 2018) last night, which contained a provision directing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct expedited feasibility reports on repairing the Hartford and East Hartford levee systems.
June 5, 2018 Press Release
Social Security 2100 Act Provides Solution to Long-Term Solvency Challenge
John B. Larson (CT-01), Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee, released the following statement on the 2018 Social Security Trustees Report.