Press Releases

Jul 26, 2016

Larsen Announces 2016 Congressional App Challenge

Issues: Education

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.

Jul 21, 2016

Nearly $3.4 Million in Federal Resources Headed to City of Everett to Reduce Bus Emissions

Issues: Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today announced that the City of Everett has been awarded a $3,358,459 competitive grant to help reduce carbon emissions in city buses.

Jul 21, 2016

Larsen: Questioning U.S.’ Commitment to NATO is ‘reckless, dangerous, and weakens our role in the world’

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement after Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump questioned the United States’ existing agreements with and commitment to defending its NATO allies:

Jul 14, 2016

Proposed Oil Spill Response Rules are Part of an ‘All-of-the-Above Strategy’ for Community Safety – Larsen

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today applauded the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) proposed new rules to improve oil spill response and mitigate impacts of derailments of crude oil traveling by rail.

Jul 12, 2016

Larsen: South China Sea Decision ‘Should Be Respected’

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after an international tribunal’s landmark decision which concluded that China’s claim over waters in the South China Sea has no legal basis.

Jul 12, 2016

Larsen Statement on Federal Aviation Administration Extension

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the Ranking Member on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, today voted in favor of a bipartisan agreement to extend the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) through September 30, 2017.

Jul 8, 2016

Bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Earns Larsen’s Support

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today voted in support of the bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, legislation that makes critical reforms to address the nation’s opioid epidemic.

Jun 30, 2016

Larsen Tours Newly Opened WorkSource Lynnwood

LYNNWOOD, WA—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today toured WorkSource Lynnwood – a newly opened one-stop-shop for job seekers.

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