Congressman John Larson http://wshu.org en Reps Larson and Courtney push for Congressional vote on renewal of Export-Import Bank charter http://wshu.org/post/reps-larson-and-courtney-push-congressional-vote-renewal-export-import-bank-charter <p style="line-height: 150%; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"><span style="font-size:14.0pt; line-height:150%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333">Two members of Congress</span><span style="font-size:14.0pt;line-height:150%;font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; color:#333333"> from Connecticut are pushing back against tea party Republicans who want to see the demise of a federal ag Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:11:32 +0000 Ebong Udoma 20267 at http://wshu.org Larson calls for vote on background check bill http://wshu.org/post/larson-calls-vote-background-check-bill <p>A <a href="http://3gbwir1ummda16xrhf4do9d21bsx.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/SchoolShootingsReport1.pdf">new report&nbsp; </a>by the group Mayors Against Illegal Guns and other advocates says between the 2012 shooting in Newtown and February of this year, there were 44 school shootings in the U.S, with 30 more since then. Congressman John Larson of Connecticut is calling for a vote on legislation requiring background checks to purchase guns.</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:47:26 +0000 Craig LeMoult 18968 at http://wshu.org Larson calls for vote on background check bill Gun industry association withdraws support for Coltsville National Historic Park in Conn. http://wshu.org/post/gun-industry-association-withdraws-support-coltsville-national-historic-park-conn <p>A national gun industry association is withdrawing its support for federal legislation to create the Coltsville National Historical Park in Hartford. It cited the recent passage of Connecticut's gun control legislation in a letter to the state's congressional delegation and governor.</p><p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 15:33:10 +0000 Dan Katz 1649 at http://wshu.org