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  1. Health | Weiss: Overhauling Social Security & Medicare Gets...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Go Local

    ... released last Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol by NCPSSM's Max Richtman, with Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD); Rep. John Larson (D-CT); Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-CA); Celinda Lake, President Lake Research Partners; Witold Skwierczynski, President, National ...

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  2. Health | Weiss: Overhauling Social Security & Medicare Gets...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Go Local

    ... released last Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol by NCPSSM's Max Richtman, with Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD); Rep. John Larson (D-CT); Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-CA); Celinda Lake, President Lake Research Partners; Witold Skwierczynski, President, National ...

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  3. In Case You Missed It, Democrats Also Have a Bill to Completely Reform Social SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Motley Fool

    ... threw his support as co-sponsor behind the Social Security 2100 Act , which was previously introduced by Rep. John Larson (D-Ct.) in 2015. Revise the COLA calculation by removing the CPI-W as the leading indicator and replace it with the Consumer ...

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  4. House Democrats: It's Leverage, Leverage, LeverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Roll Call

    Crowley wants his Democratic Caucus to capitalize on the public's engagement on political issues that benefit his party. There's little House Democrats can do to stop bills they don't like or to slow down the legislative process during chamber proceedings.

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  5. Democrats continue to push gun-control lieRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Washington Times

    ... doesn't get to the solutions that I know this committee and the Congress as a whole is after," said Rep. John Larson, Connecticut Democrat on Tuesday. As pointed out by the National Review's Charles Cooke last week, getting rid of the Obama-era rule ...

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  6. Democrats protest House vote to undo gun r...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Washington Times

    Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee tried to use a Tuesday hearing on Social Security representative payees to lament a recent House vote to undo an Obama-era rule designed to get certain beneficiaries' information into the national gun-purchase background check system. "Passing this resolution, I think, set us back and will prevent [Social Security] and potentially all other federal agencies from improving reporting to the NICS background check system in the future," said Rep. John Larson, Connecticut Democrat.

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  7. Connecticut Reps. Support Act To Overturn Trump Immigration OrderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | The Greenwich Daily Voice

    ... that would overturn President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration and refugees. Democratic U.S. Reps. John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), Jim Himes (CT-4) and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) joined with more than 170 ...

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  8. Larson holding forum on plan to bury Hartford highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Norwalk Citizen News

    U.S. Rep. John Larson is holding a public forum to present his proposal to bury parts of interstates 84 and 91 in Hartford underground in tunnels. The East Hartford Democrat says putting I-84 in a tunnel would remove a deteriorating section of the highway that cuts the city in two and restore streets, green spaces and developable land.

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  9. Larson Pitches Plan For I-91, I-84 Tunnels Through HartfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | The Hartford Courant

    U.S. Rep. John Larson 's ambitious idea to rebuild miles of I-91 and I-84 underground met a mix of public opinion Wednesday night: Supporters called it visionary while skeptics warned it's simply unrealistic. Building a vast network of tunnels for highways and their interchange would free up hundreds of acres in the city and East Hartford, recapture Hartford's riverfront and reunite the north and south ends, said Larson, D-1st District.

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  10. Word on the Hill: Gotcha - Or NotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Roll Call

    A tipster contacted HOH to allege hypocrisy on the part of Rep. RaAol M. Grijalva , D-Ariz., for flying first class on his way back to D.C. this week when a bill he sponsored prevented such a thing. There were only a few things wrong with the tip.

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  11. The Latest on the Train: FRA Hosts Open House 1/25; Community...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | LocalOnlineNews.tv

    ... It was encouraging to read this news. Drelich also noted, "Sens. Blumenthal and Murphy and U.S. Reps. John Larson, D-1st District, Courtney, Himes and Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, wrote a letter to the FRA dated Jan. 12 that requests a four-week ...

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  12. The Latest on the Train: FRA Hosts Open House 1/25; Community Connections Discusses High Speed Rail 1/25; Media Coverage Links; LymeLine OpinionRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | Lymeline.com

    ... It was encouraging to read this news. Drelich also noted, "Sens. Blumenthal and Murphy and U.S. Reps. John Larson, D-1st District, Courtney, Himes and Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, wrote a letter to the FRA dated Jan. 12 that requests a four-week ...

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  13. MoreRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | Windsor Journal

    Rep. John B. Larson was named the ranking member on the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee. Larson released the following statement upon the announcement: "Social Security is a sacred trust between the people and their government," said Larson.

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  14. American government, Sam Johnson, Social Security, transgenders, nepotism, ambassadorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    ... by modestly increasing payroll taxes over two decades, and raising the cap on payroll contributions. Rep. John Larson, D-Conn., is reintroducing a bill that would do just that, including a 2 percent boost in benefits across the board. We should ...

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  15. Senate Democrats try to re-create House sit-in buzz in Obamacare protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Washington Post

    Sen. Charles E. Schumer, center, accompanied by Democratic senators, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington in November 2016 after being chosen Senate minority leader for the 115th Congress. House Democrats hit public relations gold last year when they staged a 25-hour sit-in on the House floor to demand votes on gun control.

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  16. Dems planning protest as GOP looks to punish sit-ins: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | The Hill

    ... during a debate on a House rules package, the report said. Tuesday's demonstration is spearheaded by Reps. John Larson (D-Conn.) and John Lewis (D-Ga.), who organized last summer's 25-hour sit-in over gun control. Republicans approved a rules ...

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  17. GE exit, schools ruling among top Conn. stories in '16Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2016 | News Times

    ... ably blue, once again sending a delegation to Congress composed entirely of Democrats. U.S. Reps. Rosa DeLauro , John Larson , Joe Courtney , Jim Himes and Elizabeth Esty all won re-

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  18. Ryan plans fines for House Dem sit-insRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    ... who have a majority of votes in the House, were unwilling to consider. "We will occupy this floor!" Rep. John Larson, D-Conn., called out in June, as his colleagues proceeded to sit down on the House floor in order to prevent Ryan from proceeding ...

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  19. House GOP Response To Gun Sit-In Is 'Putin-Like,' Democrat SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Switched

    Newly proposed rule changes by Republicans to fine lawmakers for future breaches of decorum on the chamber floor sound an awful lot like something Russian President Vladimir Putin would do, according to one House Democrat. On a call with his colleagues Thursday, Rep. John Larson called the move a "Putin-like" response to a sit-in Democrats staged earlier this year as they attempted to pressure Republicans for a vote on gun control measures.

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  20. 2016 on Capitol Hill: The year of the unexpectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Fox News

    ... his allies called for increased gun control measures. Same deal a week later when Reps. John Lewis, D-Ga., and John Larson, D-Conn., orchestrated an old-fashioned, 1960s-style "sit-in." They took over the House chamber for more than a day to protest ... 8 comments