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July 6, 2020 Op-Ed and Letters
On Monday, June 8, I caught the 5:30 a.m. flight out of Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut to Dallas, Texas for the funeral services of an iconic American hero, Congressman Sam Johnson.
July 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) and Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) announced that two provisions they authored in support of Connecticut residents impacted by crumbling foundations passed in the House of Representatives. The provisions were included as part of the Moving Forward Act (H.R.

June 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. John B. Larson voted for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, which passed the House.

June 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) applauded the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Roe V. Wade and overturn Louisiana’s burdensome requirements for abortion clinics.

June 26, 2020 Press Release
HARTFORD—U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) and Jahana Hayes (CT-5) announced $13,485,100 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to Head Start programs in the Greater Hartford and New Britain area.
June 25, 2020 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.
June 25, 2020 Press Release
Today, House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman John B. Larson (D-CT) and Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Chairman Danny K. Davis (D-IL) sent a letter to Social Security Administration (SSA) Commissioner Andrew Saul, urging SSA to work with NASEM to advise the agency on the long-term health effects of COVID-19, the effectiveness and availability of treatments, and how to best evaluate the long-term impact of the virus on survivors’ ability to work.
June 24, 2020 Press Release
Last week, the Social Security Advisory Board (SSAB) released an insightful report, detailing the impact of Social Security field offices on its beneficiaries and other stakeholders. To follow up on these efforts, today, Congresswoman Gwen Moore, Chairman John Larson, and Congressman Brian Higgins sent a letter to the Social Security Administration (SSA) Commissioner, Andrew Saul, asking for a response to the troubling findings from the SSAB’s report. The Members released the following statement:
June 19, 2020 Press Release
On Monday, June 22nd at 12 PM, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) will host a community conversation on racism and police reform. He will be joined by State Representative Brandon McGee, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Urban League of Greater Hartford David Hopkins, and youth from the Greater Hartford Youth Leadership Academy.