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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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May 24, 2019 Press Release
Yesterday, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) hosted a group of students from the Hartford area representing the Greater Hartford Youth Leadership Academy.
May 23, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), Chairman of the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee, announced the endorsement by the Congressional Progressive Caucus of his landmark proposal, the Social Security 2100 Act, which will enhance Social Security benefits and strengthen the Trust Fund to ensure all benefits will be paid in full.
May 23, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan Retirement Legislation Heads for the Senate
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for the SECURE Act. The SECURE Act expands options for Americans to increase their retirement savings and expands the portability options for different retirement plans.
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May 22, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation would allow older Americans to use health savings accounts for homecare needs
Bipartisan legislation would allow older Americans to use health savings accounts for homecare needs
May 20, 2019 Press Release
Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released a statement on the approval of funding from the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee for 90 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters in the Fiscal Year 2020.
May 17, 2019 Press Release
CT Delegation released the following statement after the U.S Navy awarded a $1.3 billion contract to Sikorsky to build an additional 12 new CH-53K “King Stallion” helicopters at Sikorsky in Stratford, bringing critical federal investment to Connecticut’s defense manufacturing industry.
May 16, 2019 Press Release
During today’s Ways and Means hearing on Overcoming Racial Disparities and Social Determinants in the Maternal Mortality Crisis Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) called for immediate action to address the alarming maternal mortality rate in the United States, especially among women of color.
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May 15, 2019 Press Release
Today, Chairman John B Larson (CT-01), Chair of the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee testified at the Budget Committee hearing on Retirement Security in the 21st Century.
May 15, 2019 Press Release
Today, Chairman John B Larson (CT-01), Chair of the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee testified at the Budget Committee hearing on Retirement Security in the 21st Century. Below is Larson’s written testimony.
May 14, 2019 Press Release
Five-year Grant Targets Reentry Services For Those Returning Home to Greater Hartford
Today, Rep. John B Larson (CT-01) applauded the recent announcement of a $2 million grant to Community Partners in Action, who has been awarded a five-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
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