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John Larson's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Veterans / Military Issues
Issue Position: HIV/AIDS
July 30, 2014 Larson on Passage of VA Reform
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 3, 2014 H.R. 4870, Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 19, 2014 Letter to Senator Reid, Senator McConnell, Senator Durbin and Senator Cornyn - Confirmation of Linda Shwartz to the VA
June 10, 2014 Larson Votes in Favor of Greater Choice, Reduced Wait Times for Veterans
May 23, 2014 Connecticut Delegation Seeks Audit Results for Connecticut VA Medical Facilities
May 23, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Concerns
May 21, 2014 Larson, Rooney Announce Passage of Amendment for Military Children with Development Disabilities
May 9, 2014 Larson, Rooney Introduce Bill to Ensure Access to Treatment for Military Children with Developmental Disabilities
April 14, 2014 Larson: Fix to Medicare Payment System Undermined By 51st Attempt to Delay or Repeal Affordable Care Act
April 1, 2014 Larson Applauds Passage of Children's Hospital Workforce Funding
March 27, 2014 Larson, Rooney Statement on New CDC Autism Data
March 27, 2014 Larson Opposes "Patch", Agrees with Doctors
Feb. 20, 2014 Connecticut House Delegation Requests Status Report on IG Recommendations for West Haven VA Center
Aug. 6, 2013 Larson Joins UConn to Launch Book on Healthy Homes for Children
Aug. 5, 2013 CT Delegation Statement on Release of Access Health CT Insurance Rates
June 14, 2013 Rooney: Amendment Ensures Care for Military Kids with Autism
Feb. 21, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta - TRICARE
Dec. 21, 2012 Defense Bill Includes One Year pilot Program To Help Military Kids With Autism
Dec. 15, 2012 Larson: To do Nothing is to be Complicit
Oct. 17, 2012 Larson Looks to End Social Injustice in Hartford
Aug. 9, 2012 Larson Announces $750,000 in Funding for Infants, Children, Youth and Women Affected by HIV/AIDS
July 13, 2012 Larson Praises Ryan White Funding for Hartford's Community Health Services
May 31, 2012 Larson Applauds OPM Decision to Allow Coverage of Vital Health Care Services For Families With Children With Autism
May 18, 2012 Larson Measure to Help Military Children With Autism Included In Defense Bill
May 1, 2012 Larson Announces Affordable Care Act Grants for Torrington, East Hartford
April 27, 2012 Larson Rejects GOP False Choice on Education & Healthcare
April 6, 2012 Blumenthal and Larson: Time to Fix Regulation of College Sports
April 3, 2012 Congressional Delegation Applauds HHS Grant Expanding Early Childhood Support for CT Families
March 29, 2012 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013
March 20, 2012 Press Conference by Congressmen John B. Larson, Xavier Becerra and Rep. Jackie Speier
Feb. 10, 2012 Larson Applauds POTUS Commitment to Women's Health While Addressing Concerns of Religious Comm
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 20, 2011 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services,
Oct. 14, 2011 Larson: 'Medicare Open Enrollment Begins Tomorrow'
Sept. 21, 2011 Larson Backs Renewal of Program to Help Children's Hospitals Train New Docs
Aug. 5, 2011 CT Lawmakers: Seniors Continue to See Benefits from Affordable Care Act: HHS Report Shows More Seniors Saving on Prescriptions, Taking Advantage of Free Screenings
July 15, 2011 Letter to Barack H. Obama, President of the United States - Protect Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
July 7, 2011 CT Delegation and Malloy Applaud CMS Decision That Will Protect $30 Million in Federal Funding for CT Hospitals
June 22, 2011 Larson, Jones Introduce "Caring for Military Kids With Autism Act'
June 3, 2011 Sessions and Larson Introduce Legislation to Preserve Access to High Quality, Cost-Effective Health Care
April 26, 2011 Larson Holds Preventive Care Wellness Forum
April 6, 2011 Schakowsky, Democrats, Advocates Highlight Impact of 2012 GOP Budget on Seniors
March 11, 2011 Larson, Boustany Introduce Legislation to Help Families Afford Medical Expenses
Feb. 17, 2011 Ways and Means Democrats Decry GOP Vote to Raise Taxes on Middle Class Families
Feb. 10, 2011 Letter to Justice Clarence Thomas, U.S. Supreme Court - Recusing Himself from Deliberations on Healthcare Reform
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