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May 12, 2020 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the introduction of the Heroes Act to provide additional relief to Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 11, 2020 Press Release
Today, House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the Washington Post reported that the White House is looking into cutting Social Security to pay for direct payments.
May 8, 2020 Press Release
Today, the Connecticut Congressional Delegation sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar urging him to release additional Congressionally-appropriated funding to the seventeen small- and medium-sized hospitals in Connecticut that were excluded from the recent $10 billion COVID High Impact Allocation. Connecticut currently ranks among the hardest hit states in the nation for COVID-19 illnesses and deaths per capita.
May 8, 2020 Press Release
Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Representatives John Larson (D-1), Joe Courtney (D-2), Rosa DeLauro (D-3), Jim Himes (D-4), and Jahana Hayes (D-5) applauded $7.5 million that Connecticut health centers will receive from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), to expand COVID-19 testing. The funding was passed as a part of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act.
May 6, 2020 Press Release
Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Representatives John Larson (D-1), Joe Courtney (D-2), Rosa DeLauro (D-3), Jim Himes (D-4), and Jahana Hayes (D-5) applauded $2.3 million in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funding for assisting communities in cleaning up contaminated brownfield properties in Connecticut.
May 4, 2020 Press Release
House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman John B. Larson (CT-01) called for an emergency expansion of Social Security to help address the current economic crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 4, 2020 Press Release
Today, Representatives John B. Larson (CT-01), Jared Huffman (CA-02), and Dean Phillips (MN-03) led a letter to House leadership urging them to focus on national service priorities in future stimulus legislation and invest in the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNSC) to aid in recovery efforts during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
May 4, 2020 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) joined 87 House Democrats in a letter led by Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma.
April 23, 2020 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for the bipartisan, bicameral interim relief package, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, that allocates additional funding to programs for small businesses, hospitals, and testing.
April 23, 2020 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) applauded the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) new guidance clarifying their November announcement for homeowners with crumbling foundations who have received assistance from the Connecticut Foundations Solutions Indemnity Company (CFSIC).

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