John Larson

New England News
7:13 am
Tue September 3, 2013

US Rep. Larson Holds Syria Town Hall

Connecticut U.S. Representative John Larson says he doesn't believe the United States should go it alone in Syria following reports of a chemical weapons attack against its citizens.

The Democrat held a town hall meeting Monday in West Hartford to hear from constituents who voiced a range of opinions.

Larson himself says there should be a response to the regime of President Bashar Assad but the United States shouldn't act unilaterally. WFSB-TV reports Larson told the crowd he's not in favor of putting troops on the ground.

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New England News
7:52 am
Mon September 2, 2013

Larson Sets Town Hall Meeting On Syria Attack

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Connecticut U.S. Representative John Larson will spend Labor Day hearing from constituents on whether Congress should authorize President Barack Obama to launch a military strike on Syria.

Larson has scheduled a community forum at West Hartford Town Hall today.

He said he will update residents and invite those who attend to express their opinions and ask questions.

Larson, a Democrat, said in a news release on Saturday that he commends Obama for seeking congressional authorization to punish Syria's Assad regime for an alleged chemical attack on its own people.

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New England News
8:44 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Conn. Delegation To Speak On Newtown Anniversary

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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.

Reps. Elizabeth Esty, Rosa DeLauro, John Larson, Joe Courtney and Jim Himes, all Democrats, are scheduled to address their colleagues this morning.

They are expected to renew their call for federal action on enhanced background checks for gun purchases, a proposal that failed to receive enough support in the Senate back in April despite public support.

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