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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

Press Releases

October 1, 2018 Press Release
Recognized As A National Blue Ribbon School for 2018 by the U.S. Department of Education
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced today that the University of Hartford Magnet School in West Hartford, CT has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2018 by the U.S. Department of Education. Each school will receive a National Blue Ribbon plaque and a flag in honor of its status.
October 1, 2018 Article
Originally appeared in the Journal Inquirer on Sept. 22nd.
September 28, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) fought back against Republicans attacks on Social Security and Medicare in order to pay for their harmful tax bills.
September 27, 2018 Press Release
Today’s hearing is focused on the Social Security Administration’s information technology (IT) systems and the major, multi-year initiative to modernize them.
September 26, 2018 Press Release
House Approves Larson’s Funding Request for 93 F-35s
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted to pass the Fiscal Year 2019 Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations bill.
September 26, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01), along with Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) issued the following statement after the announcement that Capital Workforce Partners in Hartford will receive $5,880,350 in Trade and Economic Transition Dislocated Worker Grants (DWGs) from the U.S. Department of Labor. Dislocated Worker Grants, supported under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, assist those who are seeking to reenter the workforce by equipping them with the skills to compete in high-demand areas of the economy.
September 20, 2018 Press Release
Today marks one year since Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
September 19, 2018 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) applauded the recent announcement from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) for a $3 million project at the United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) in East Hartford. The project will work to develop energy storage to strengthen the electric grid.
September 18, 2018 Press Release
How to Move Greater Hartford’s Infrastructure Forward
Yesterday, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) hosted a delegation from Seattle, WA for an Educational Forum about their recent experience in replacing an aging highway viaduct with a tunnel and the lessons that we can learn as Greater Hartford seeks to reconstruct our highway system and transform our region for the future.
September 14, 2018 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), and Jim Himes (CT-4) and U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced $470,893 through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program (HUD-VASH) for housing authorities in Hartford, West Haven, and Norwalk.