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December 7, 2020 Press Release
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), Social Security Subcommittee Chairman John B. Larson (D-CT), and Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Chairman Danny K. Davis (D-IL) released the following statement regarding news that a draft proposed rule that would narrow the eligibility criteria for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits has been sent by the Social Security Administration to the Office of Management and Budget for review:
December 4, 2020 Press Release
Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after Tribune Publishing announced that it would be permanently closing the Hartford Courant newsroom at 285 Broad Street in Hartford at the end of the year.
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December 3, 2020 Press Release
The Committee Members also requested IRS keep the EIP mailbox for congressional offices open through next filing season
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) joined fellow Ways and Means Democrats, led by Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) and Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), to demand that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) resolve all remaining inquiries on economic impact payments (EIPs) before the end of the year.
December 3, 2020 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the House Democratic Caucus voted for Rep. Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) to be chosen as the Chair of the House Appropriations Committee in the 117th Congress.
December 2, 2020 Article
As the country continues to fight the ever-worsening coronavirus pandemic and having elected a new president and Congress, the urgent need to protect and expand Social Security benefits must be addressed.
November 30, 2020 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after it was announced that Mark Davis, the Chief Political Correspondent for News 8 is retiring after more than 50 years in broadcast journalism and nearly 37 years at News 8.
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November 23, 2020 Press Release
Larson Statement on Rep. Courtney COVID-19 Diagnosis
November 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020 that would create 1 million new apprenticeships across the country.
 

November 18, 2020 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement in support of families in the North End who have filed a fair housing lawsuit filed with Open Communities Alliance against the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
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November 13, 2020 Press Release
Today, House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman John B. Larson (D-CT) and Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Chairman Danny K. Davis (D-IL) sent a letter directing the U.S. Department of Labor to halt consideration of a proposed transfer of the Ticket to Work program from the Social Security Administration to the U.S. Department of Labor.

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