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: Veterans / Military Issues Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Veterans & Military Families 7/25/14 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 6/19/14 Letter to Senator Reid, Senator McConnell, Senator Durbin and Senator Cornyn - Confirmation of Linda Shwartz to the VA 6/10/14 Larson Votes in Favor of Greater Choice, Reduced Wait Times for Veterans 5/23/14 Connecticut Delegation Seeks Audit Results for Connecticut VA Medical Facilities 5/23/14 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Concerns 3/06/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind 2/20/14 Connecticut House Delegation Requests Status Report on IG Recommendations for West Haven VA Center 2/19/14 Letter to Gerald Culliton, Director of the Veterans Affiars Connecticut Healthcare System - West Haven VA IG 2/11/14 Larson: House Pits Support for Retired Service Members Against Support for Seniors 10/24/13 Letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki - Allow 23 CT Veterans Choice To Stay In Current Retirement Homes 8/02/13 Larson on Nomination of Linda Schwartz for Assistant Secretary of VA 7/12/13 DeLauro, Larson, Himes Applaud Over $3.2 Million in Federal Grants to Help End Veterans' Homelessness 6/14/13 Larson Introduces Bill to Honor Sacrifice of First Responders Killed in the Line of Duty 3/13/13 Larson Stands with Veterans Organizations 7/13/12 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Delays in the Department of Veterans Affairs 6/25/12 Connecticut Delegation Announces $4.7 Million in "Vets To Cops" Hiring Grants 5/18/12 Victory for Veterans Stamp Act Unveiled 5/17/12 Larson Urges CT Veterans to Sign up For New Job Match Program 5/02/12 Letter to Jonathan Leibowitz, Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission 4/27/12 Larson, Manufacturing Job Match Participants Announce Creation of New "Veterans Job Match' 3/26/12 Connecticut Lawmakers Announce $397.9K Veterans Housing Grant for Hartford 11/17/11 Larson Statement on Passage of Veterans Portion of President's Job Act 11/11/11 Larson Statement on Veterans Day 5/26/11 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - National Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day 4/15/11 Larson, Assistant VA Secretary Duckworth to Lead Forum on Ending Homelessness Among Veterans in Connecticut 12/16/10 Larson: House Passes Legislation To Expand Educational Benefits for Post- 9/11 Veterans 7/29/10 Larson's Priority for the Connecticut Army National Guard Passes The House 6/16/10 Larson Commends VA for Easier and Faster Claims Process for Veterans 7/24/09 Korean War Veterans Recognition Act 12/20/07 Dodd, Larson Commend Passage of Legislation Honoring Lives and Service of America's Veterans 11/06/07 Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2007 8/04/07 Larson Reintroduces Veterans Health Care Legislation 7/06/07 Reps. Murphy, Larson Highlight Historic Commitment To Veterans Funding 6/15/07 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008 6/15/07 Larson Honors Commitment to Veterans, Votes for Historical Funding for Vets Programs 5/24/07 Larson Statement on Iraq Supplemental Passage 5/10/07 U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007 3/28/07 Wounded Warrior Assistance Act of 2007 3/28/07 Larson Statement on Passage of Wounded Warrior Assistance Act 3/23/07 US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007 3/22/07 Providing for Consideration of HR 1591, US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007 5/19/06 .0915 3/08/06 Lofgren Calls for Veterans' Care to Be Included in Iraq Supplemental 3/07/06 Salazar, House Dems Call for Vets Care to be Included in Iraq Supplemental 5/26/05 Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2006 5/05/05 Congressman Larson Announces Legislation to Benefit 21st Century GI's 10/06/04 Congratulating and Commending the Veterans of Foreign Wars