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John Larson's Public Statements

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
Issue Position: Nursing Facility Safety
Issue Position: Seniors
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
May 23, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Concerns
May 23, 2014 Connecticut Delegation Seeks Audit Results for Connecticut VA Medical Facilities
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
April 14, 2014 Larson: Fix to Medicare Payment System Undermined By 51st Attempt to Delay or Repeal Affordable Care Act
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
March 27, 2014 Larson Opposes "Patch", Agrees with Doctors
Feb. 11, 2014 Larson: House Pits Support for Retired Service Members Against Support for Seniors
Jan. 29, 2014 Larson on Farm Bill
Dec. 19, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Insurance and Entitlements
Nov. 27, 2013 Letter to Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Commissioner Tavenner - CT Congressional Delegation Urges CMS To Be More Flexible With Enrollment Periods, Strengthen Standards For Medicare Advantage Plans For UHG Enrollees
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to CEO Jack Larsen, United Healthcare Group - Decision to Terminate Providers from Medicare Advantage Plan
Sept. 19, 2013 Larson Condemns Cuts to SNAP
June 26, 2013 Jobs, Security, and the Well-Being of the Country
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
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Medicare Eligibility
Oct. 2, 2012 Transcript of Pelosi, House Democratic Leaders Remarks at Press Conference
Sept. 21, 2012 Transcript of Pelosi, House Democratic Leaders Remarks at Press Conference
Sept. 13, 2012 Larson: Republicans Need Their Own Work Requirement
June 7, 2012 CT Delegation Applauds $75 Million Federal Loan for HealthyCT
April 20, 2012 MSNBC "Martin Bashir Show" - Transcript
April 17, 2012 Larson: GOP Unified Around Romneycare
April 17, 2012 Hunger and the Ryan Budget
March 29, 2012 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013
Dec. 20, 2011 Larson: Middle Class Americans Need Tax Relief, Not Partisanship
Dec. 6, 2011 Larson: "Medicare Open Enrollment Ends Tomorrow at Midnight"
Oct. 28, 2011 Larson: Good News for Medicare Beneficiaries: Deductibles are Going Down, Premiums Lower Than Projected
Aug. 1, 2011 Statement on Republican Debt Bill
July 29, 2011 Larson, Malloy, Healthcare Leaders Celebrate 45th Anniversary of Medicare
July 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
July 5, 2011 Larson Statement on the 45th Anniversary of Medicare Implementation
May 6, 2011 Larson Holds West Hartford Town Hall on GOP Plan to End Medicare
April 26, 2011 Larson Holds Preventive Care Wellness Forum
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
April 15, 2011 Larson Vows to Fight GOP Effort to Eliminate Medicare
Dec. 16, 2010 Larson Stands Up for Seniors, Working Families, Votes Against Tax Compromise
Dec. 3, 2010 Larson Fights to Bring One-Time $250 Payment for Social Security Recipients Bill To Floor, Vote Expected Next Week
Nov. 10, 2010 Larson Criticizes Debt Commission Plan to Cut Social Security Benefits
Oct. 14, 2010 LARSON ANNOUNCES VOTE TO PROVIDE SENIORS WITH ONE-TIME $250 PAYMENTS
Oct. 12, 2010 LARSON: CONGRESS SHOULD HELP SENIORS WEATHER ECONOMIC STORM
Sept. 14, 2010 Republican Leaders Back Plan to Privatize Social Security
July 20, 2010 Democrats Stand Behind Social Security
June 21, 2010 Larson Commends State Medicaid Expansion
March 25, 2010 Small Business And Infrastructure Jobs Tax Act Of 2010
Feb. 5, 2010 Larson, Sanchez Introduce Resolution Opposing Republican Plans to Privatize Social Security
Nov. 19, 2009 Larson: Dems Vote To Protect Seniors' Access To Doctors
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