More on Women's Issues

Jan 24, 2017

‘More than 3.2 million women and men participated in the Women’s March across the country, and this is the response?’ – Larsen

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to urge his colleagues to oppose H.R. 7 – a bill that would tighten restrictions on women’s access to reproductive healthcare.

Oct 13, 2016

Northwest Washington Domestic Violence Programs Honored by Larsen

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) has introduced a House resolution to honor programs in the Second District of Washington state that work to end domestic violence and to support victims of domestic violence.

Sep 28, 2016

Congress Lifts Ban on In Vitro Fertilization Services for Veterans Wounded in the Line of Duty in Annual Spending Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced that a provision to overturn a 1992 ban on in vitro fertilization (IVF) services for veterans is on its way...

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).

Jun 27, 2016

Larsen: Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt Decision is A ‘Bright Spot in an Era Where Women’s Reproductive Rights Have Increasingly Fallen Under Attack’

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court’s 5-3 decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, which struck down a Texas state law which has forced more than half of the state’s women’s health providers to close:

Jun 23, 2016

After Four Year Fight & Final Push from Larsen, House Votes to Lift Ban on In Vitro Fertilization Services for Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member on the House Armed Services Committee, today announced that after a four year effort to expand reproductive services for veterans a provision to overturn a ban on in vitro fertilization (IVF) services for veterans has passed the House as part of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs conference report. The conference report will now be considered by the Senate.

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