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Former KPMG execs charged by feds

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Eight former KPMG LLP accounting firm officials face federal conspiracy charges in an alleged scam to help rich people avoid taxes.

Democrats ask network for election PSAs

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- In a letter to NBC Chairman Robert Wright Wednesday, senior House Democrats asked the network to undertake a public awareness campaign about voters' rights.

HealthBiz: Bill mandates sprinkler systems

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Two deadly nursing home fires in 2003 have led to the introduction of federal legislation to require automatic sprinkler systems -- at the government's expense.
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

Homeland security amendments add R&D

WASHINGTON, July 10 (UPI) -- The House Science Committee left its stamp on the Bush administration's proposed Homeland Security Department on Wednesday, passing a slate of changes to the agency's authorizing legislation meant to strengthen its scientific underpinnings.
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

Science, education bills clear committee

WASHINGTON, May 22 (UPI) -- House Science Committee members, facing twin demands of several floor votes and five bills of their own to mark up, efficiently reported out the committee's entire slate of legislation in about 20 minutes'work Wednesday.
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

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Rep. John Larson (D-CT) speaks about the rising cost of gasoline on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 8, 2007. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn)
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John Barry Larson (born July 22, 1948) is the U.S. Representative for Connecticut's 1st congressional district, serving since 1999. He is a member of the a Democratic Party. The district is based in the state capital, Hartford.

Larson is the chairman of the House Democratic Caucus.

Larson was born in Hartford, but has spent most of his life in nearby East Hartford. He grew up in a public housing project. He was educated at East Hartford High School and Central Connecticut State University. He worked as a high school history teacher and an assistant athletics coach at George J. Penney High School (later Penney High merged with East Hartford High School). Larson was also the co-owner of an insurance agency in East Hartford before entering public service. In 1971, he was selected as a Senior Fellow to the Yale University Bush Center in Child Development and Social Policy by the Head Start Program founder, Edward Zigler.

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