During yesterday’s Ways and Means Committee Hearing on the 2019 Trade Agenda with United States Trade Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) pushed for assurances that the renegotiated NAFTA agreement, the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA), contains strong and enforceable environmental provisions - including on climate.
June 19, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for Congress to take back their constitutional authority to declare war.
June 19, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) applauded the passage of the FY2020 Defense Appropriations bill that was included in a larger appropriations package. It includes funding for 90 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters (12 more than the President’s Budget request), secures funding to ramp up production of Virginia class submarines, and continues to support our helicopter programs.
Today, Chairman John B. Larson (CT-01) of the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee applauded the House passage of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020, which included a $300 million increase for the Social Security Administration to strengthen front-line service delivery for the American public.
June 14, 2019 Press Release
Today, on Flag Day, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) presented 34 Vietnam War Veterans with Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pins and Presidential Certificates.
June 12, 2019 Press Release
During today’s Ways and Means hearing, Pathways to Universal Health Coverage, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) gave an impassioned speech fighting for universal health care.
June 11, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for H.Res. 430, a resolution to hold Attorney General William Barr and White House Counsel Don McGahn in civil contempt for refusing to comply with congressional subpoenas, and allow the House Judiciary Committee to enforce subpoenas in federal court.
June 9, 2019 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after it was announced today that United Technologies Corporation (UTC) would be merging with Raytheon.
June 7, 2019 Press Release
Today, Chairman of the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee John Larson (CT-01) announced he cosponsored the Regulatory Oversight Barring Obnoxious (ROBO) Calls and Texts Act of 2019, led by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (CA-18).
Today, Chairman of the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee John B. Larson (CT-01) requested that the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) conduct a study of whether doctors who help make Social Security disability benefit decisions are performing high-quality, accurate reviews.