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U.S. Representative John B. Larson
CCSU, Class of 1974
John Larson has been representing Connecticut's 1st District in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1999. Prior to his move to the Federal level, Larson served in the Connecticut General Assembly for 12 years, representing East Hartford's 3rd District in the Senate and became the longest serving President Pro Tempore. In 1994, Larson left local politics and sought the Democratic nomination for Governor of Connecticut.
As a member of Congress, Representative Larson serves on the House Ways and Means Committee, devoted to issues of taxation and revenue. Along with serving on the most powerful legislative committee, Larson serves as Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus. Elected by his colleagues to this position in 2006, Larson is ranked as the fifth highest ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives.
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