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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

Press Releases

June 29, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), Jim Himes (CT-4) and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) and U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) ) applauded $3,974,780 in funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).
June 28, 2018 Press Release
Will Continue Manufacturing Growth in Connecticut
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after voting for the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019.
June 28, 2018 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after it was announced that Elliot Ginsberg, CEO of the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) will be retiring effective November 1st and that Ron Angelo will be taking over as the new CEO.
June 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Ranking Member of the Ways & Means Social Security Subcommittee Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (VT) introduced the Social Security Administration Fairness Act (H.R. 6251/3147) to give the Social Security Administration the funds necessary to restore timely service to beneficiaries.

June 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington DC – Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the House Republicans failed to pass another partisan immigration bill and voted against a clean alternative to end family separations offered by House Democrats.

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June 26, 2018 Press Release
Requests Extension of Transitional Sheltering Program
On Friday, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) requested an extension of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) Program that will expire on June 30, 2018 and end assistance for nearly 2,300 displaced families, who are still in desperate need of a temporary shelter.
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June 26, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) met with members of Goodwin College’s faculty in his Washington office. Goodwin College was awarded a $26,000 planning grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for their project Goodwin College-Integrating Humanities into Career Focused Programs.
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June 25, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) made the following statement after the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2018 passed the House of Representatives.
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June 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01), House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) and Reps. Danny Davis (D-IL), Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Donald Beyer (D-VA), and Gwen Moore (D-WI) along with over one hundred of their colleagues called on President Trump to stop closing Social Security field offices across the country.

June 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) issued the following statement after speaking in support of Congressman Brian Higgins’ (D-NY) amendment, that would commission a Health and Human Services Department (HHS) study on a Medicare Buy-In option for Americans aged 50-64.

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