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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

Press Releases

March 7, 2019 Press Release
The F-35 Caucus Co-Chairs, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01), Martha Roby (AL-02), Marc A. Veasey (TX-33), and Michael R. Turner (OH-10) wrote to President Trump to urge the Department of Defense not to move forward with ordering F-15s.
March 6, 2019 Press Release
In today’s Ways and Means Committee Hearing on “Our Nation’s Crumbling Infrastructure and the Need for Immediate Action”, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) further highlighted the urgent need for infrastructure investment after eight years of inaction from the Republican led Congress.
March 5, 2019 Article
John Larson: Remembering Edward Zigler, a true visionary
March 1, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), and Jahana Hayes (CT-5), on Friday announced $395,355 in grant funding from the Corporation for National and Community Services (CNCS) to support the Senior Corps RSVP program.
February 28, 2019 Press Release
The Connecticut Congressional Delegation sent a letter to Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T Corporation, to urge his reconsideration of the decision to move 92 union positions and 25 management positions from the AT&T facility in Meriden to facilities in Georgia and Tennessee.
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.
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.