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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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October 12, 2018 Press Release

Hartford, CT – Today Congressman John Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after learning the news that Joe Marfuggi, former President of the Riverfront Recapture passed away:

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October 11, 2018 Press Release
Larson calls for strengthening and enhancing the benefits workers have earned in the Social Security 2100 Act (H.R. 1902)
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee, released the following statement after the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that there will be a 2.8 percent increase in the cost-of-living-adjustment (COLA) for Social Security benefits received beginning in January 2019.
October 5, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John Larson (CT-1), Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), and Congressman Tom Reed (NY-23) introduced H.Res.1115, which would express support for designating October 8, 2018 as National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day. The date October 8 was chosen because it is symbolic of the atomic weight of hydrogen (1.008).
October 5, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced that Barkhamsted-based Tru-Hitch, Inc. has received a $10.6 million contract from the U.S. Army for the procurement of critical components of the Army’s Modular Catastrophic Recovery Systems.
October 4, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after CVS committed to keeping Aetna in Hartford for at least 10 years.
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October 1, 2018 Press Release
Recognized As A National Blue Ribbon School for 2018 by the U.S. Department of Education
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced today that the University of Hartford Magnet School in West Hartford, CT has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2018 by the U.S. Department of Education. Each school will receive a National Blue Ribbon plaque and a flag in honor of its status.
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October 1, 2018 Article
Originally appeared in the Journal Inquirer on Sept. 22nd.
September 28, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) fought back against Republicans attacks on Social Security and Medicare in order to pay for their harmful tax bills.
September 27, 2018 Press Release
Today’s hearing is focused on the Social Security Administration’s information technology (IT) systems and the major, multi-year initiative to modernize them.
September 26, 2018 Press Release
House Approves Larson’s Funding Request for 93 F-35s
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted to pass the Fiscal Year 2019 Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations bill.

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