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Mar 20, 2017

Larsen, Colleagues, Lead Effort to Prevent Mass Shootings in Schools

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. schools could receive additional resources to prevent mass shootings under bipartisan legislation led by Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and cosponsored by Reps. Mike Coffman (CO-06), Susan Brooks (IN-05) and Suzan DelBene (WA-01).

Feb 22, 2017

Under Larsen-Messer Bill, Veterans Could Use Post 9/11 GI Benefits to Cover Higher Education Application Fees

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Republican Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) are working to reduce the financial burden on veterans seeking higher education by making application fees eligible under the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

Feb 15, 2017

Larsen-Led Bill Aims to Boost Young Americans’ Access to U.S. Manufacturing Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) has introduced legislation to help students access good-paying American manufacturing jobs by creating partnerships between high schools, community colleges, and state apprenticeships.

Oct 21, 2016

Following Support From Larsen, Members of the WA Delegation, $2.7 Million Apprenticeship Grant Heads to Washington State

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Representative Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced that Washington is being awarded a $2.7 million U.S. Department of Labor ApprenticeshipUSA State Expansion Grant to boost apprenticeships in the state.

Aug 23, 2016

Food Assistance, Impact Aid & Protections for LGBT Contractors Among Aims of Larsen-Led Effort to Shape Annual Defense Spending Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) urged the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees to adopt provisions pertaining to the accessibility of military food assistance programs, increased support for education programs for military families, and protection of LGBT federal contractors – among other priorities – in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Jul 26, 2016

Larsen Announces 2016 Congressional App Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced the launch of the 2016 Congressional App Challenge – an opportunity for students to learn key computer science skills by creating their own original applications for a local competition.

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