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John Larson's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
Issue Position: History, Culture, and the Arts
May 28, 2014 Congressman Larson Statement on Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Nov. 21, 2013 John Fitzgerald Kennedy: He Speaks to Us Still
Sept. 6, 2013 Larson Announces $150,000 for Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
June 12, 2012 The Anniversary of Flag Day in Hartford, Connecticut
April 18, 2012 Letter to Mark Emmert, NCAA President
April 18, 2012 Larson Applauds Passage of Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act
March 27, 2012 Larson: America Can't Afford to Roll Back The Clock on Healthcare
March 6, 2012 Larson, Becerra: Time For A Real Jobs Agenda
Feb. 1, 2012 Larson Statement on Black History Month
Dec. 2, 2011 Hearing of the National Parks, Forests and Public Lands Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - Coltsville Historic District's Bid to Become a National Historic Park
Sept. 30, 2011 Larson Statement on the Jewish New Year
Sept. 11, 2011 Larson Statement On 10th Anniversary of September 11th Attacks
March 17, 2011 Prohibiting Federal Funding of National Public Radio
March 2, 2011 Larson applauds appointment of Sen. Dodd to head Mpaa
July 22, 2010 Coltsville National Park Bill Passes Major Hurdle
June 10, 2010 Larson Testifies In Support of Legislation to Designate Coltsville as a National Park
June 8, 2009 Celebrating Asian/Pacific-American Heritage
Sept. 11, 2008 Larson Honors Families of 9/11 Victims
July 2, 2008 Members of Congress Send President Letter to Urge Him to Tackle Oil Prices at G8 Summit
Feb. 6, 2008 Recognizing the Significance of Black History Month
Jan. 29, 2008 New England National Scenic Trail Designation Act
July 30, 2007 Eightmile Wild and Scenic River Act
March 21, 2007 Congressman Larson testifies to Foreign AFFAIRS Committee on bill to address situation in Iraq
Feb. 7, 2007 Recognizing the African Spiritual as a National Treasure
Feb. 6, 2007 Commission to Study the Potential Creation of the National Museum of the American Latino Act of 2007
Dec. 28, 2005 Larson Endorses Congressional Ethics Reforms
July 4, 2005 Journal Inquirer - The American Voice
June 27, 2005 Commemorating Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America and the Sea in Recognition of its 75th Year
March 16, 2005 Johnson-Larson Bill Examines New Enviornmental Protection for Farmington River
Sept. 28, 2004 Authorizing Printing of Commemorative Document in Memory of President Ronald Wilson Reagan
Sept. 8, 2004 Congratulating ESPN on Its 25th Anniversary
June 9, 2004 Authorizing the Use of the Capitol Rotunda for the Lying in State of the Late Honorable Ronald Wilson Reagan
May 20, 2004 Hearing of the House Administration Committee - The Federal Election Commission
May 14, 2004 Honoring The Service and Legacy of Barbara Kennelly
March 16, 2004 Thanking C-Span for Its Service On 25th Anniversary of Its First Coverage of Proceedings of House
March 3, 2004 Supporting Goals of Certain Communities in Recognizing National Day of Remembrance
Feb. 13, 2004 Congressional Leaders: FEC Should Allow Organizations to Fully Participate in Elections
Feb. 10, 2004 Permitting Use of Rotunda of Capitol for Ceremony as Part of Commemoration of Days of Remembrance of Victims of Holocaust
Feb. 10, 2004 Authorizing Printing of ''History of the United States Capitol''
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