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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

Press Releases

December 4, 2018 Press Release
Today, the Connecticut Congressional Delegation applauded $1,737,289 in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Long Island Sound Futures Fund (LISFF) to help improve the health and ecosystem of Long Island Sound by spurring efforts to reduce pollution, increase fish diversity and population and enhance greater understanding of Long Island Sound’s ecology.
December 1, 2018 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the passing of President George H.W. Bush.
November 26, 2018 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement upon the news of the passing of Dr. James Billington, who served as the 13th Librarian of Congress. Larson worked closely with Dr. Billington as Ranking Member of the House Administration Committee.
November 5, 2018 Press Release

Bristol, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) presented Bristol resident and U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Gary Wycko with his service medals. Wycko served during the Vietnam War from 1966 to 1968.

October 31, 2018 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Today, Congressman John Larson (CT-01), Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02), Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) released the following statements on a

October 30, 2018 Press Release

Enfield, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) presented the family of the late-Korean War Veteran, Luther Cuffee, with his service medals. His grandson, Jacob Cipriano accepted the medals on his grandfather’s behalf. Cuffee’s daughter Soncerae Cipriano and her husband Christopher were also in attendance.

October 26, 2018 Article
Newsflash to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell(R-Ky.) - Social Security is not an entitlement. It is the insurance every working American has paid for.
October 23, 2018 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Today Congressman John Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 was signed into law, which contained a provision Larson fought to include, directing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct expedited feasibility reports on repairing the Hartford and East Hartford levee systems: