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Feb 24, 2017

Larsen Statement on Trump Administration’s Rollback of Federal Protections for Transgender Children

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after the Trump administration rescinded Obama-era guidance requiring schools to protect transgender students by ensuring they can use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identity:

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.

Jan 28, 2017

Larsen on Trump Executive Order: Scapegoating Refugees Fleeing War, Terrorism and Persecution is ‘as low as it gets’

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after President Donald Trump’s executive order which bars citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States for 90 days, indefinitely bans refugees from Syria and suspends admission of all other refugees for 120 days.

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