Ryan To Meet With Larson, Lewis On House Plans On Gun VoteHouse Speaker Paul Ryan planned to meet Tuesday evening with two leaders of the sit-in, Reps. John Lewis, D-Ga., and John Larson, D-Conn., to discuss the House's plans. In an interview, Larson said Democrats won't decide whether to resort to disruptive tactics — including potentially reviving their sit-in — until after their session with Ryan.
Larson To Host Community Forum Tonight
Other Races Sort Out; Governor Still Too Close To CallWhile 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.
Hartford Forum On Health InnovationsThe group is expected to discuss how science is driving change in health care and the implications for health care costs.
Larson Proposes Increased Social Security Taxes To Stabilize ProgramHartford-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.
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.
World War II Veteran to Receive Service Medals
Malloy, Larson Announce Manufacturing InitiativeGov. Dannel P. Malloy and Congressman John Larson are announcing a new manufacturing jobs initiative that will bring together state government, businesses and colleges.
Congressional Panel on Guns Holds Hartford Hearing
Conn. Congressman Urges Tighter Gun Control Following Newtown ShootingU.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.
Larson Wins 8th TermDemocratic 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.
Autism Speaks Gathering Monday in West HartfordConnecticut Congressman John Larson, two Obama administration officials, parents and others are gathering for a community forum in West Hartford about autism spectrum disorders.