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John Larson's Public Statements

Full Name: John B. Larson
Office: U.S. House (CT) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Leslie; 3 Children: Carolyn, Laura, Raymond
Birth Date: 07/22/1948
Birth Place: Hartford, CT
Home City: East Hartford, CT
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Breast Cancer Awareness
Congressman Larson Introduces Carbon Tax Legislation
Issue Position: Repealing the Doctrine of Preemption & Unilateralism
Issue Position: Energy / Environment / Climate Change: Animal Rights
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Economy & Small Business
Issue Position: Crime and Safety: Youth Violence in America's Cities
Issue Position: Coltsville
Issue Position: Seniors
Issue Position: Amnesty for Iraqi Insurgents
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Veterans & Military Families
Issue Position: Energy / Environment / Climate Change: Fuel Cells
Issue Position: Energy / Environment / Climate Change: Parklands
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Crime and Safety: Children's Safety
Issue Position: Nursing Facility Safety
Issue Position: Housing & Community Development
Issue Positon: Energy & the Environment
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Prescription Drugs
Issue Position: Energy / Environment / Climate Change: Energy Prices
Issue Position: Veterans / Military Issues
Issue Position: Government Accountability
Issue Position: Energy & the Environment
Issue Position: Energy / Environment / Climate Change
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: History, Culture, and the Arts
Issue Position: HIV/AIDS
Issue Position: Energy / Environment / Climate Change: Innovation Agenda
Issue Position: Homeland Security: Volunteer Emergency Responders
Issue Position: Defense
Issue Position: Iraq & Afghanistan
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Crime and Safety: Public Safety
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 16, 2014 Larson Joins Democratic Leaders to Introduce Democracy is for All Amendment
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 15, 2014 Letter to Ronald Stroman, Deputy Postmaster General of the United States Postal Service - Consider Employee Impact During Network Rationalization Plan
July 15, 2014 Larson on Passage of Short-Term Highway Funding Bill
July 15, 2014 Connecticut Delegation Calls for Long-Term, 6 year Transportation Infrastructure Funding
July 11, 2014 Larson on Passage of Resolution in Support of Israel's Right to Self Defense
July 9, 2014 Larson Applauds Bipartisan Passage of Workforce Development Act
July 3, 2014 H.R. 4870, Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
July 3, 2014 Larson Statement on the Deaths of Naftali Fraenkel, Eyal Yifrach, and Gilad Shaar
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
June 30, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives on Appropriations, and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations - Plum Island
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