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John Larson's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Gerald Culliton, Director of the Veterans Affiars Connecticut Healthcare System - West Haven VA IG
Feb. 11, 2014 Larson: House Pits Support for Retired Service Members Against Support for Seniors
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki - Allow 23 CT Veterans Choice To Stay In Current Retirement Homes
Aug. 2, 2013 Larson on Nomination of Linda Schwartz for Assistant Secretary of VA
July 12, 2013 DeLauro, Larson, Himes Applaud Over $3.2 Million in Federal Grants to Help End Veterans' Homelessness
June 14, 2013 Larson Introduces Bill to Honor Sacrifice of First Responders Killed in the Line of Duty
March 13, 2013 Larson Stands with Veterans Organizations
July 13, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
June 25, 2012 Connecticut Delegation Announces $4.7 Million in "Vets To Cops" Hiring Grants
May 18, 2012 Victory for Veterans Stamp Act Unveiled
May 17, 2012 Larson Urges CT Veterans to Sign up For New Job Match Program
May 2, 2012 Letter to Jonathan Leibowitz, Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission
April 27, 2012 Larson, Manufacturing Job Match Participants Announce Creation of New "Veterans Job Match'
March 26, 2012 Connecticut Lawmakers Announce $397.9K Veterans Housing Grant for Hartford
Nov. 17, 2011 Larson Statement on Passage of Veterans Portion of President's Job Act
Nov. 11, 2011 Larson Statement on Veterans Day
May 26, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
April 15, 2011 Larson, Assistant VA Secretary Duckworth to Lead Forum on Ending Homelessness Among Veterans in Connecticut
Dec. 16, 2010 Larson: House Passes Legislation To Expand Educational Benefits for Post- 9/11 Veterans
July 29, 2010 Larson's Priority for the Connecticut Army National Guard Passes The House
June 16, 2010 Larson Commends VA for Easier and Faster Claims Process for Veterans
July 24, 2009 Korean War Veterans Recognition Act
Dec. 20, 2007 Dodd, Larson Commend Passage of Legislation Honoring Lives and Service of America's Veterans
Nov. 6, 2007 Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2007
Aug. 4, 2007 Larson Reintroduces Veterans Health Care Legislation
July 6, 2007 Reps. Murphy, Larson Highlight Historic Commitment To Veterans Funding
June 15, 2007 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008
June 15, 2007 Larson Honors Commitment to Veterans, Votes for Historical Funding for Vets Programs
May 24, 2007 Larson Statement on Iraq Supplemental Passage
May 10, 2007 U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007
March 28, 2007 Larson Statement on Passage of Wounded Warrior Assistance Act
March 28, 2007 Wounded Warrior Assistance Act of 2007
March 23, 2007 US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
March 22, 2007 Providing for Consideration of HR 1591, US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
May 19, 2006 .0915
March 8, 2006 Lofgren Calls for Veterans' Care to Be Included in Iraq Supplemental
March 7, 2006 Salazar, House Dems Call for Vets Care to be Included in Iraq Supplemental
May 26, 2005 Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2006
May 5, 2005 Congressman Larson Announces Legislation to Benefit 21st Century GI's
Oct. 6, 2004 Congratulating and Commending the Veterans of Foreign Wars
Jan. 20, 2004 Statement of Congressman Larson on the State of the Union Address
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veterans
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Supporting our Veterans & Military Families
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Veterans / Military Issues
Issue Position: Veterans & Military Families
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