Representative John B. Larson's Public Statements


Full Name: John B. Larson
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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3/27/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act 2/05/14 Larson: We Must Empower Everyday Americans in our Elections 10/09/13 Larson to SCOTUS: Continue Campaign Contribution Limits 9/23/13 Larson on FEC Senate Confirmations 7/19/13 Whip Hoyer Introduces Election Assistance Commission Resolution 6/17/13 Larson Praises SCOTUS Decision to Uphold Voters Rights 5/16/13 Larson Praises Efforts to Protect Voting Rights 1/03/13 Congressman Larson Announces Introduction of Legislation to Help Strengthen Our Democracy 7/24/12 Larson Hails Broad Support for Fair Elections Now 6/25/12 Larson Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Citizens United 11/10/11 Larson Backs 'Why Tuesday?' Initiative 11/03/11 Letter to Secretaries of State 9/23/10 Historic Fair Elections Legislation Passes Out of Committee 4/29/10 Larson Commends Colleagues For Work On DISCLOSE Act 2/04/10 Larson's Campaign Finance Reform Bill Garners Support From Majority Of House Democrats 1/21/10 Larson Legislation Limits Big Money Influence In Politics Without Constitutional Issues From Today's Supreme Court Decision 9/09/09 Larson Expresses Support For New Campaign Finance Reform In Wake Of McCain-feingold Supreme Court Challenge 5/11/09 Congressmen Larson, Courtney, Murphy and Common Cause President Dr. Bob Edgar Hold Press Conference on Fair Elections Now Act 3/31/09 Press Conference with Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL); Senator Arlen Spector (R-PA); Rep. John Larson (D-CT); Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC); and Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME) 11/16/04 Changing the House Rule Governing Use of the Congressional Frank During the Period Preceding Elections 10/06/04 Recognizing and Supporting Efforts to Promote Greater Civic Awareness Among People of United States 9/15/04 Additional Funds For Electoral Process 9/10/04 Proposed Changes in Financial Disclosure Law for 527 Political Organizations 7/20/04 Sense of the House Regarding Postponement of a Presidential Election 2/26/04 Introduction of Election Assistance Commission Board of Advisors Appointments 1/01/13 Issue Position: Election Reform 1/01/12 Issue Position: Government Accountability