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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
General Nov. 4, 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
Sept. 26, 2008 Job Creation and Unemployment Relief Act of 2008
Sept. 25, 2008 Larson Secures Funding for American Troops
Sept. 24, 2008 Larson Gets Tough on Speculators - Inspector General Measure Passed
Sept. 23, 2008 Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2008
Sept. 23, 2008 Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008
Sept. 18, 2008 Mayor Bloomberg Lauds Larson's Climate Change Legislation
Sept. 18, 2008 Larson Gives Local Citizen Credit For Speculation Bill
Sept. 18, 2008 Commodity Markets Transparency and Accountability Act of 2008
Sept. 11, 2008 Larson Honors Families of 9/11 Victims
Sept. 10, 2008 Larson Hails Pentagon Tanker Announcement
Sept. 6, 2008 Democratic Radio Response
July 30, 2008 Commodity Markets Transparency And Accountability Act Of 2008
July 30, 2008 Republicans Stand In the Way of Lower Prices at the Pump
July 23, 2008 Congress Passes Sweeping Housing Legislation
July 23, 2008 Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008
July 16, 2008 New England Delegation Asks Pelosi to Triple Funding for Home Heating Aid
July 14, 2008 Larson Responds to Bush Drilling Ban Announcement
July 10, 2008 Larson Joins Speakers in Calls for Bush to Free Our Oil
July 9, 2008 Larson Testifies Before AG Committee on Oil Speculation Legislation
July 2, 2008 Members of Congress Send President Letter to Urge Him to Tackle Oil Prices at G8 Summit
June 30, 2008 Congressmen Larson Introduces Legislation to Create Independent Inspector General at Trading Commission
June 26, 2008 Congressmen Larson and Lobiondo with Dozens of Others Express Support for Speculation Legislation
June 18, 2008 Members of the CT House Delegation Welcome GAO Decision Upholding Boeing Protest of Air Force Tanker Contract Award
June 18, 2008 Congressman Larson Condemns President's Rhetoric on Gas Prices
June 13, 2008 Congressman Larson Introduces Legislation to Fix Broken Energy Markets Lower Gas Prices
June 11, 2008 Republicans Deny Assistance to Millions of Unemployed Americans
June 2, 2008 Letter to Kerry Weems, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Re: Abandon Idea that Could Cost Connecticut Hospitals $39 Million Next Year
May 29, 2008 Larson Continues to Advocate for Regulating Speculators, Commends CFTC for Increases in Oversight, but Needs to go Farther
May 21, 2008 Larson Returns from Trip to Iraq More Convinced of Need for Timetable
May 21, 2008 Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act of 2008
May 14, 2008 Larson: Farm Bill Takes Steps to Lower Gas Prices and Regulate Oil Market
April 10, 2008 Letter to Jodi Rell, Governor of Connecticut, Re: Federal Transportation Funding Increase
April 10, 2008 Connecticut Delegation Prasies NY Governor's Rejection of Broadwater Facility
April 2, 2008 Recognizing World Autism Day
April 1, 2008 Hearing of the House Select Energy Independence and Global Warming Committee
March 5, 2008 Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007
Feb. 27, 2008 Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2008
Feb. 13, 2008 Honoring and Praising the NAACP on its 99th Anniversary
Feb. 11, 2008 Dodd, Larson Speak Out Against Bush Budget Proposals Cutting Funding for CT Children's Medical Center
Feb. 6, 2008 Recognizing the Significance of Black History Month
Jan. 29, 2008 New England National Scenic Trail Designation Act
Jan. 29, 2008 Supporting the Goals and Ideals of National Mentoring Month
Jan. 29, 2008 Recovery Rebates and Economic Stimulus for the American People Act of 2008
Jan. 18, 2008 Honoring the Life and Memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jan. 17, 2008 Hearing of the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming - On Thin Ice: The Future of the Polar Bear
Jan. 16, 2008 House Democratic Caucus Press Conference with Rep. Pelosi (D-CA), Rep. Hoyer (D-MD), Rep. Clyburn (D-SC), Rep. Emanuel (D-IL, Rep. Larson (D-CT) and Rep. Edwards (D-TX)
Jan. 9, 2008 Letter to M. Jodi Rell, Governor of Connecticut, Re: State's Use of Tobacco Settlement
Dec. 20, 2007 Dodd, Larson Commend Passage of Legislation Honoring Lives and Service of America's Veterans
Dec. 18, 2007 Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007
Dec. 18, 2007 Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007
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