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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

Press Releases

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.
August 24, 2018 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) criticized the Treasury Department’s new proposed regulations targeting state and local tax deduction (SALT) states after they were released yesterday.
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August 24, 2018 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), and U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG) and Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) awards totaling $3,251,466.
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August 23, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) issued the following statement after the Treasury Department released new proposed regulations targeting SALT states.
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August 23, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced that the South Manchester Fire Department will be receiving a $524,781 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant from the Department of Homeland Security.
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August 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington DC – Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after attending the Medal of Honor Ceremony at the White House recognizing Air Force Technical Sergeant John A. Chapman, a Windsor Locks native, , for conspicuous gallantry. Sergeant John A.

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August 15, 2018 Press Release
Today, during National Health Center week, the Connecticut Congressional Delegation applauded $2,387,361 in Quality Improvement grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to 16 community health centers across Connecticut.
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