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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
March 27, 2014 Larson, Rooney Statement on New CDC Autism Data
March 20, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 5, 2014 Larson on President's Remarks at CCSU Calling for Federal Minimum Wage Increase
Feb. 24, 2014 Gov. Malloy Moves to Safeguard Food Benefits for 50,000 Low-Income Families
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 20, 2014 Connecticut House Delegation Requests Status Report on IG Recommendations for West Haven VA Center
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Gerald Culliton, Director of the Veterans Affiars Connecticut Healthcare System - West Haven VA IG
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 11, 2014 Larson: House Pits Support for Retired Service Members Against Support for Seniors
Feb. 11, 2014 Larson on Clean Debt Limit Increase
Feb. 11, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Clean Debt Bill
Feb. 10, 2014 Members Sign Resolution Supporting Democratic Aspirations of the People
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - NATO Enlargement
Feb. 5, 2014 Larson: We Must Empower Everyday Americans in our Elections
Feb. 4, 2014 Larson Praises Governor Malloy's Proposal to Raise Connecticut's Minimum Wage
Feb. 4, 2014 Larson: Extend Tax Break for Volunteer First Responders
Feb. 4, 2014 Views on Farm Bill Section 12313
Feb. 3, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Don't Squeeze Taxpayers with More Debt Ceiling Brinksmanship
Feb. 3, 2014 Connecticut Delegation Announce $9.8 Million in Home Heating Relief
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a Model for the Nation
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 29, 2014 Larson on Farm Bill
Jan. 28, 2014 Larson on President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security - Save Tax Dollars and Keep Plum Island Facility Open
Jan. 21, 2014 Congressman Larson and Mayor Cockayne Preserve Direct Link to Social Security Services in Bristol
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Hearings on Funding Options for the Federal Highway Trust Fund
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service - Clarification for Volunteer Departments
Jan. 8, 2014 Larson, Latham Seek Tax Break for Volunteer First Responders
Jan. 7, 2014 Larson on Senate Move to Advance Extension of Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 23, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, Larson Announce $230 Million Air Force Contract For Pratt & Whitney
Dec. 23, 2013 Contract For Pratt & Whitney
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to UnitedHealth Group Chief Executive Officer Jack Larsen - Reinstate Ct MedicareAdvantage Providers During Appeals Process
Dec. 19, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Insurance and Entitlements
Dec. 12, 2013 Connecticut Delegation Applauds Announcement of Federal Railroad Administration's Operation Deep Dive on Metro-North
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, Subcommittee on Defense and Pete Visclosky, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Denfense - Combat Rescue Helicopter Program
Dec. 12, 2013 Larson on Budget Deal
Nov. 27, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Commissioner, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Standards for Medicare Advantage Plans for UHG Enrollees
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
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp - Turn Focus to Economy
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Calling For Changes to FDA Proposed Rules
Nov. 21, 2013 John Fitzgerald Kennedy: He Speaks to Us Still
Nov. 15, 2013 Larson on Attempt to Scrap Affordable Care Act
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Work with Congress on Fair TPA Legislation that Creates Jobs and Grows U.S. Economy
Nov. 12, 2013 Larson Agrees with President Obama, Clinton on Finding Solution for Americans with Discontinued Health Plans
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Kare Aas, Norwegian Ambassador - Congratulations and Welcome
Nov. 1, 2013 Larson Applauds Change to "Use-or-Lose" Rule, Helping Families Save For Medical Expensese
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