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
General Nov. 4, 2014
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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Issue Position: Defense Issue Position: Amnesty for Iraqi Insurgents Issue Position: Iraq & Afghanistan Issue Position: Repealing the Doctrine of Preemption & Unilateralism Issue Position: Iraq 6/19/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ensuring Religious Minorities are Protected 6/13/14 Larson Statement on President Barack Obama's Iraq Update 5/29/14 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 5/21/14 Larson, Rooney Announce Passage of Amendment for Military Children with Development Disabilities 4/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms 12/23/13 Contract For Pratt & Whitney 12/23/13 Blumenthal, Murphy, Larson Announce $230 Million Air Force Contract For Pratt & Whitney 12/12/13 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, Subcommittee on Defense and Pete Visclosky, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Denfense - Combat Rescue Helicopter Program 10/24/13 Blumenthal, Murphy, DeLauro, Larson Announce $1.1 Billion Contract For Pratt And Whitney 10/05/13 Larson Welcomes C-130 Aircraft to Bradley Air National Guard Base 9/10/13 Larson Statement on President Barack Obama's Address on Syria 9/09/13 Larson Continues Push for International Response in Syria 9/06/13 Letter to Colleagues - International Response to Syria 8/31/13 Larson Statement on President's Remarks on Syria 7/11/13 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) 3/13/13 Larson Stands with Veterans Organizations 1/24/13 Larson Applauds Decision to Remove Ban on Women Serving in Combat 5/18/12 Price Amendments Protect America's Nuclear Capability, US-Israeli Security Cooperation 5/18/12 Larson Measure to Help Military Children With Autism Included In Defense Bill 3/13/12 Larson Reiterates Call for POTUS to Immediately Initiate an Accelerated, but Responsible Withdrawal From Afghanistan 1/27/12 Larson Statement on Secretary Panetta's Proposed Defense Cuts 1/05/12 Larson Statement on Defense Strategic Review 12/02/11 Larson and Courtney Statement on GE Decision to Terminate F136 Project 6/27/11 Letter to Barack Obama, President of The United States - Afghanistan Troop Withdraw 6/23/11 Larson Statement on Afghanistan Drawdown Plan 5/26/11 Larson Commends Obama's Veto Threat Over F-35 "Extra Engine" 5/09/11 Lawmakers, Pratt Machinists Hold Rally in Support of State Manufacturing 5/02/11 Larson Statement on Osama Bin Laden 3/24/11 Letter To The Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense 2/24/11 Larson applauds U.S. Air Force decision to award the KC-X contract to Boeing 2/16/11 Obama, GOP Freshmen Win in Jet Engine Budget Fight 2/16/11 Larson praises 233 to 198 vote to end funding for wasteful F-35 extra engine program 2/15/11 Rooney, Larson, Westmoreland, Pingree, Griffin Urge Congress to Strike Funding for Wasteful Extra Engine Program 2/15/11 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 2/15/11 Rooney, Larson, Westmoreland, Pingree, Griffin Urge Congress to Strike Funding for Wasteful Extra Engine Program 12/14/10 Larson: Will Fight Senate Passage of $3 Billion Earmark for F-35 Extra Engine 12/03/10 Letter to The Honorable Norm Dicks Chairman, Subcommittee on Defense 9/14/10 Larson: Senate Approps Committee Votes Down Funding for F136 Extra Engine 8/26/10 Letter To Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense, United States of America 5/27/10 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 12/01/09 Congressman Larson's Statement On President Obama's Afghanistan Speech 11/30/09 CNN "American Morning" - Transcript 6/22/09 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" 4/06/09 Larson Responds To Proposed Defense Cuts To F-22 Program 9/25/08 Larson Secures Funding for American Troops