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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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March 12, 2019 Press Release
Today, Chairman John B. Larson (CT-01) chaired the first hearing in a series of hearings on strengthening and protecting Social Security.
March 11, 2019 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), Chairman of the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee, released the following statement after the Trump Administration’s “Skinny” Budget was released that cuts up to $72 billion from Social Security and $845 billion from Medicare.
March 8, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for the For the People Act (H.R. 1), a historic election reform bill that passed the House of Representatives.
March 7, 2019 Press Release
The F-35 Caucus Co-Chairs, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01), Martha Roby (AL-02), Marc A. Veasey (TX-33), and Michael R. Turner (OH-10) wrote to President Trump to urge the Department of Defense not to move forward with ordering F-15s.
March 6, 2019 Press Release
In today’s Ways and Means Committee Hearing on “Our Nation’s Crumbling Infrastructure and the Need for Immediate Action”, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) further highlighted the urgent need for infrastructure investment after eight years of inaction from the Republican led Congress.
March 5, 2019 Op-Ed and Letters
John Larson: Remembering Edward Zigler, a true visionary
March 1, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), and Jahana Hayes (CT-5), on Friday announced $395,355 in grant funding from the Corporation for National and Community Services (CNCS) to support the Senior Corps RSVP program.
February 28, 2019 Press Release
The Connecticut Congressional Delegation sent a letter to Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T Corporation, to urge his reconsideration of the decision to move 92 union positions and 25 management positions from the AT&T facility in Meriden to facilities in Georgia and Tennessee.
February 27, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, which passed the House.
February 27, 2019 Press Release
Yesterday, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) and Rep. Jahana Hayes (CT-05) voted for the Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River Act, which was included in the Natural Resources Management Act.