Representative John B. Larson's Public Statements

Biographical

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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Issue Position: Social Security Issue Position: Seniors Issue Position: Nursing Facility Safety 6/20/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions 4/14/14 Larson: Fix to Medicare Payment System Undermined By 51st Attempt to Delay or Repeal Affordable Care Act 3/27/14 Larson Opposes "Patch", Agrees with Doctors 2/11/14 Larson: House Pits Support for Retired Service Members Against Support for Seniors 1/21/14 Congressman Larson and Mayor Cockayne Preserve Direct Link to Social Security Services in Bristol 12/19/13 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Insurance and Entitlements 10/18/13 Larson, Blumenthal, Murphy Oppose Closing of Bristol Social Security Office 6/26/13 Jobs, Security, and the Well-Being of the Country 5/10/13 Connecticut Delegation Applauds Award of $1.55 Million to Local Community Health Centers, 13 Centers Statewide Eligible to Benefit 4/19/13 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 12/13/12 Letter to President Obama - Medicare Eligibility 10/02/12 Transcript of Pelosi, House Democratic Leaders Remarks at Press Conference 9/21/12 Transcript of Pelosi, House Democratic Leaders Remarks at Press Conference 4/17/12 Larson: GOP Unified Around Romneycare 3/29/12 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013 3/27/12 Larson: America Can't Afford to Roll Back The Clock on Healthcare 12/20/11 Larson: Middle Class Americans Need Tax Relief, Not Partisanship 12/06/11 Larson: "Medicare Open Enrollment Ends Tomorrow at Midnight" 10/28/11 Larson: Good News for Medicare Beneficiaries: Deductibles are Going Down, Premiums Lower Than Projected 8/01/11 Statement on Vote on Debt Deal 7/29/11 Larson, Malloy, Healthcare Leaders Celebrate 45th Anniversary of Medicare 7/15/11 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States 7/05/11 Larson Statement on the 45th Anniversary of Medicare Implementation 5/06/11 Larson Holds West Hartford Town Hall on GOP Plan to End Medicare 4/20/11 Larson Meets with Local Seniors, Discusses GOP Plan to Eliminate Medicare, Weaken Medicaid and Social Security 4/15/11 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2012 4/15/11 Larson Vows to Fight GOP Effort to Eliminate Medicare 4/06/11 The Examiner: Rep Schakowsky Calls Ryan Budget A "War on Seniors" 4/06/11 Schakowsky, Democrats, Advocates Highlight Impact of 2012 GOP Budget on Seniors 12/16/10 Larson Stands Up for Seniors, Working Families, Votes Against Tax Compromise 12/03/10 Larson Fights to Bring One-Time $250 Payment for Social Security Recipients Bill To Floor, Vote Expected Next Week 11/10/10 Larson Criticizes Debt Commission Plan to Cut Social Security Benefits 10/14/10 LARSON ANNOUNCES VOTE TO PROVIDE SENIORS WITH ONE-TIME $250 PAYMENTS 10/12/10 LARSON: CONGRESS SHOULD HELP SENIORS WEATHER ECONOMIC STORM 9/14/10 Republican Leaders Back Plan to Privatize Social Security 7/30/10 Larson Co-Sponsors Legislation to Protect Seniors' Social Security Benefits 7/20/10 Democrats Stand Behind Social Security 2/05/10 Larson, Sanchez Introduce Resolution Opposing Republican Plans to Privatize Social Security 11/19/09 Larson: Dems Vote To Protect Seniors' Access To Doctors 10/29/09 ABC "Top Line" - Transcript 9/25/09 Medicare Premium Fairness Act 2/10/09 National Silver Alert Act Of 2009 9/18/08 Commodity Markets Transparency and Accountability Act of 2008 9/18/08 Larson Gives Local Citizen Credit For Speculation Bill 7/30/08 Commodity Markets Transparency And Accountability Act Of 2008 7/16/08 New England Delegation Asks Pelosi to Triple Funding for Home Heating Aid 6/02/08 Letter to Kerry Weems, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Re: Abandon Idea that Could Cost Connecticut Hospitals $39 Million Next Year