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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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February 27, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, which passed the House.
February 27, 2019 Press Release
Act Heads to President’s Desk
Yesterday, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) and Rep. Jahana Hayes (CT-05) voted for the Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River Act, which was included in the Natural Resources Management Act.
February 26, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted to uphold the Constitution and terminate the President’s National Emergency Declaration.
February 15, 2019 Press Release
Today, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01) the Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act of 2019 (VRIPA), a bipartisan bill that would exempt from taxation the benefits volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services (EMS) personnel receive from their communities.
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February 14, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the House passed the Appropriations Conference Report to fully fund the government for FY 2019.
February 14, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressmen John Larson (CT-01) and Joe Courtney (CT-02) hailed the inclusion of two provisions to help address Connecticut’s crumbling foundations crisis in the final version of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (H.J. Res. 31), a bill to fund the federal government for the remainder of the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.
February 13, 2019 Press Release
Legislation Provides Americans Age 50-64 Access to Medicare

In a news conference on Capitol Hill, Congressmembers Brian Higgins (NY-26), John Larson (CT-01), Joe Courtney (CT-02), and Peter Welch (VT-AL) announced plans to introduce the Medicare Buy-In and Health Care Stabilization Act.

February 13, 2019 Press Release
Today, the Connecticut Congressional Delegation applauded $782,931 in federal funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to support Long Island Sound (the Sound) research projects conducted by marine scientists at the University of Connecticut (UConn).
February 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement:

February 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the passing of the former Dean of the House, John Dingell:

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