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John Larson's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

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
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
Feb. 11, 2014 Larson: House Pits Support for Retired Service Members Against Support for Seniors
Aug. 28, 2013 Larson Statement on Syria
May 15, 2013 Larson to Continue Effort to Honor First Responders Killed in the Line of Duty
March 13, 2013 Larson: Uncertainty Causes Suspension of Military Tuition Assistance
Feb. 21, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta - TRICARE
Jan. 24, 2013 Larson Applauds Decision to Remove Ban on Women Serving in Combat
Dec. 21, 2012 Defense Bill Includes One Year pilot Program To Help Military Kids With Autism
July 18, 2012 Larson Applauds JAG Funding for Hartford, West Hartford, Bristol
May 31, 2012 Larson Applauds OPM Decision to Allow Coverage of Vital Health Care Services For Families With Children With Autism
May 18, 2012 Victory for Veterans Stamp Act Unveiled
May 18, 2012 Larson Measure to Help Military Children With Autism Included In Defense Bill
Nov. 7, 2011 Lieberman, Blumenthal, Larson Applaud Navy Grant for Pratt & Whitney
Sept. 21, 2011 Larson Applauds End of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
June 29, 2011 Larson Holds Foreign Policy Forum at University of Hartford
June 27, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of The United States of America
June 22, 2011 Larson, Jones Introduce "Caring for Military Kids With Autism Act'
April 1, 2011 Larson Says First Responders Killed in Line of Duty Should be Honored
Dec. 17, 2010 Larson: House Passes Authorization Bill that Supports Connecticut Troops
Dec. 15, 2010 Larson: Stand-Alone DADT Bill Passes the House
Dec. 9, 2010 Larson Calls Senate "Dysfunctional", DADT Fails on Cloture Vote
July 29, 2010 Larson's Priority for the Connecticut Army National Guard Passes The House
June 22, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President Of The United States
Feb. 23, 2009 Press Conference with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
Nov. 7, 2007 Hearing of the House Select Energy Independence and Global Warming Committee - Shock and Oil: Where Military Concerns Meet Consumer, Climate Crises
Nov. 6, 2007 Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2007
Aug. 2, 2007 Larson Takes a Stand For the Troops
July 25, 2007 Larson Statement on House Passage of ban on Permanent Bases in Iraq
July 25, 2007 Limiting Use of Funds to Establish Any Military Installation or Base in Iraq
June 29, 2007 Letter To President of the United States George W. Bush
June 15, 2007 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008
June 6, 2007 Rep. Courtney Leads Bipartisan Effort for Independent GAO Study into Body Armor Protection for U.S. Troops
June 6, 2007 Rep. Courtney Leads Bipartisan Effort for Independent GAO Study into Body Armor Protection for U.S. Troops
May 24, 2007 CT Delegation Demands Accountability on Iraq
May 2, 2007 Letter to The Honorable James R. Miron, Mayor, Town of Stratford
May 19, 2006 .0915
Dec. 7, 2005 Tax Revision Act of 2005
Dec. 6, 2005 Supporting Our Troops
Nov. 18, 2005 Larson Decries Sham Republican Resolution for Withdrawal as Cheap, Political Stunt
Oct. 27, 2005 Larson Votes to Halt Base Closings
Aug. 29, 2005 Congressman Joins Federal Suit over Loss of Guard Planes
May 26, 2005 Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2006
Oct. 8, 2004 Conference Report on H.R. 4200, Ronald W. Reagan National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2005
Oct. 4, 2004 Larson and Colleagues Urge GAO to Investigate Overextension of Armed Forces
July 24, 2004 Congress Must Come Back Into Session to Act on 9/11 Commission
July 1, 2004 Rep. Tauscher Calls On DOD To Provide Answers about Individual Ready Reserve
May 5, 2004 Congressional Democrats Call on Chairman Hunter to Help Military Widows
Feb. 25, 2004 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee Budget Request for the Army
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Supporting our Veterans & Military Families
Issue Position: Repealing the Doctrine of Preemption & Unilateralism
Issue Position: Veterans & Military Families
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