Congressman John Larson congratulates World War II veteran Harold R. Wing at the formal presentation of his medals of honor in East Granby. (Photo provided by Larson's office)

WWII Vet Decorated in East Granby

It was a long overdue decoration

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Richard Trumka (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

National AFL-CIO Head In State

The top U.S. union official is joining Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to highlight two jobs programs for veterans and the unemployed.


Congressman John Larson (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Cong. Larson On Compromise

Congressman John B. Larson released the following statement tonight after the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of reopening the government and raising the debt ceiling. Under the deal, the government would be funded through […]


Rep. Larson On Supreme Court Decision

“While the Voting Rights Act has been instrumental in empowering voters across the nation, it’s no secret that discrimination continues to hamper our electoral process. This week, the Supreme Court chose to disregard the bipartisan […]


Rep. Larson on Marriage Equality

“The Supreme Court made the right decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act and advanced the cause of marriage equality by reestablishing the right of same-sex marriage in California. For too long DOMA […]


IU.S. Capitol (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Members Of Congress Mark Six-Month Anniversary Of Newtown Shootings

Members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation are commemorating the upcoming six-month anniversary of the school shooting in Newtown with speeches on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.


Connecticut Senators Blumenthal, Murphy, Sandy Hook family members (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Connecticut Reactions To The Senate Vote

After the Senate voted against advancing gun-control legislation, elected leaders and Newtown families reacted with disappointment.


Congressman John Larson (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Congressman John Larson On Senate Vote

“I commend Joe Manchin and Pat Toomey for coming up with a rational approach that ninety-two percent of Americans all agree with, and the need for universal background checks as it relates to our gun […]


Air Traffic Control Tower (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Sequester Will Close Towers At Six Airports In State

Members of the Connecticut Congressional delegation say the budget cuts required by the sequester which took effect Friday will mean closing of six air traffic control towers in Connecticut in a month.


Ray Dunaway and John  Larson, Feb. 18, 2013

President’s Day With Cong. Larson

With Congress in recess and the automatic spending cuts known as sequestration set to take effect the end of the month, First District Congressman John Larson visits WTIC’s Ray Dunaway to talk about the budget, politics, the UConn-Baylor game. . . and his favorite president. Hear the conversation.