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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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June 25, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for the $4.5 billion emergency supplemental funding to provide humanitarian assistance to migrant children and families at the border.
June 25, 2019 Press Release
Today, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01), Joe Kennedy III (MA-04), and Seth Moulton (MA-06) joined by Reps. Donna Shalala (FL-27) and Katie Hill (CA-25) introduced ACTION for National Service.
June 25, 2019 Press Release
In today’s House Ways and Means Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee hearing, “Recent Limitations to the SALT Deduction & its Harm to Communities,” Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) highlighted how the cap of the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction in the 2017 GOP Tax law forced Connecticut families to subsidize the tax breaks for the nation’s wealthiest one percent.
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June 24, 2019 Press Release
Last week, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) agreed to conduct a study requested by Chairman of the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee John B. Larson (CT-01) into whether doctors who help make Social Security disability benefit decisions are performing high-quality, accurate reviews.
June 21, 2019 Press Release
Yesterday, the Ways and Means Committee marked up four bills that will provide tax relief for working-class Americans. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted to report these bills favorably out of committee.
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June 21, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), commended the stance of Rep. Max Rose (NY-11), an Army Veteran who served in Afghanistan, who has echoed Larson’s call to not go to war in Iran.
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June 20, 2019 Press Release
Today, during a Ways and Means Committee Markup on disaster tax relief, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) entered into a colloquy with Chairman Richard Neal (MA-01) on the casualty loss deduction and how it can be used by those with crumbling foundations.
June 20, 2019 Press Release
During yesterday’s Ways and Means Committee Hearing on the 2019 Trade Agenda with United States Trade Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) pushed for assurances that the renegotiated NAFTA agreement, the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA), contains strong and enforceable environmental provisions - including on climate.
June 19, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for Congress to take back their constitutional authority to declare war.
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June 19, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) applauded the passage of the FY2020 Defense Appropriations bill that was included in a larger appropriations package. It includes funding for 90 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters (12 more than the President’s Budget request), secures funding to ramp up production of Virginia class submarines, and continues to support our helicopter programs.

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