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John  Larson, Feb. 18, 2013

Larson To Host Community Forum Tonight

(East Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Democratic Congressman John Larson is holding a community forum in the district tonight. Larson is expected to discuss such hot-button issues as immigration and the federal budget, which await lawmakers […]

11/25/2014

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Other Races Sort Out; Governor Still Too Close To Call

While Democrats held onto several congressional and statewide seats Tuesday, it remained unclear whether the state’s top Democrat, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, would win a second term.

11/04/2014

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Hartford Forum On Health Innovations

The group is expected to discuss how science is driving change in health care and the implications for health care costs.

07/05/2014

Congressman John Larson (Jim Larson/AFP/Getty Images)

Larson Proposes Increased Social Security Taxes To Stabilize Program

Hartford-area Congressman John Larson wants to stabilize the Social Security Trust Fund, by having high-income people contribute more to the program, and by gradually increasing the amount of money workers and employers contribute.

06/16/2014

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You Can Only Stay Mad For So Long, Right?

Rep. Larson wants to increase Congressional terms to 4 years because of the pressure of fund-raising. He points out that right after the initiation ceremony, new members start raising money for the next cycle, and that detracts them from their true job. Larson may have a point.

04/18/2014

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World War II Veteran to Receive Service Medals

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut man who served in the Army during World War II is receiving medals decades after he completed his service. The wife of Runo Palmquist is to receive the […]

08/09/2013

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Malloy, Larson Announce Manufacturing Initiative

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Congressman John Larson are announcing a new manufacturing jobs initiative that will bring together state government, businesses and colleges.

05/24/2013

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Congressional Panel on Guns Holds Hartford Hearing

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Congressional task force dedicated to curbing gun violence is holding a field hearing in Hartford. U.S. Rep. John Larson, a Connecticut Democrat, is hosting Friday’s hearing at Hartford High School. […]

05/10/2013

One of the signs in Newtown showing support for the community following Friday's horrific school shooting. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Congressman Urges Tighter Gun Control Following Newtown Shooting

U.S. Rep. John Larson of Connecticut is calling on Congress to ban assault weapons and take other action to reduce gun violence in the wake of the deadly rampage at an elementary school in his state.

12/15/2012

Congressman John Larson (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Larson Wins 8th Term

Democratic Congressman John Larson will return to Washington for an eighth term representing Hartford and its suburbs after a decisive victory over Republican newcomer John Henry Decker.

11/06/2012

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