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John Larson's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
July 15, 2014 Connecticut Delegation Calls for Long-Term, 6 year Transportation Infrastructure Funding
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 8, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Connecticut House delegation, Governor Malloy in Call for Immediate Vote on Umployment Insurance
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Feb. 24, 2014 Gov. Malloy Moves to Safeguard Food Benefits for 50,000 Low-Income Families
Feb. 3, 2014 Connecticut Delegation Announce $9.8 Million in Home Heating Relief
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 7, 2014 Larson on Senate Move to Advance Extension of Unemployment Insurance
Sept. 19, 2013 Larson Condemns Cuts to SNAP
May 10, 2013 Connecticut Delegation Applauds Award of $1.55 Million to Local Community Health Centers, 13 Centers Statewide Eligible to Benefit
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Jan. 4, 2013 Larson Statement on December Jobs Report
Nov. 2, 2012 Larson Statement on October Jobs Report
Oct. 5, 2012 Larson Statement on September Jobs Report
Sept. 21, 2012 Congress Should Stay and Work
Sept. 13, 2012 Larson: Republicans Need Their Own Work Requirement
Sept. 7, 2012 Larson Statement on August Jobs Report
June 1, 2012 Larson Talks Economy & Jobs on Washington Journal
May 17, 2012 Larson Urges CT Veterans to Sign up For New Job Match Program
March 29, 2012 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013
Jan. 19, 2012 Connecticut Delegation Announces Release of LIHEAP Funds
Jan. 18, 2012 Larson and Becerra: GOP Must Work With Democrats to Get America Back to Work
Dec. 20, 2011 Larson: Middle Class Americans Need Tax Relief, Not Partisanship
Sept. 13, 2011 Jobs
Sept. 2, 2011 Larson Introduces Legislation To Make Jobs A Super Committee Priority
July 15, 2011 Letter to Barack H. Obama, President of the United States - Protect Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
April 20, 2011 Larson Meets with Local Seniors, Discusses GOP Plan to Eliminate Medicare, Weaken Medicaid and Social Security
April 15, 2011 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2012
June 21, 2010 Larson Commends State Medicaid Expansion
Feb. 9, 2009 Budget Deficit
Jan. 9, 2009 Larson Responds to Dismal Unemployment Numbers
Nov. 14, 2008 Letter To Kerry Weems, Acting Administratior, Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services
Oct. 3, 2008 Larson Lauds Passage Of Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Sept. 26, 2008 Job Creation and Unemployment Relief Act of 2008
June 11, 2008 Republicans Deny Assistance to Millions of Unemployed Americans
Jan. 10, 2007 Larson Supports Living Wage for Working Americans
Jan. 10, 2007 Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007
Oct. 30, 2006 Larson Commends Rule Requiring Sprinklers in U.S. Nursing Homes
July 28, 2006 Larson: No Congressional Pay Raise Until Minimum Wage Increase
March 6, 2006 Rep. Tierney Calls for CSBG Program Funding
Sept. 22, 2005 School Readiness Act of 2005
Sept. 8, 2005 TANF Emergency Response and Recovery Act of 2005
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