Press Releases

Apr 18, 2017

Larsen Calls for Unity Against North Korea’s Nuclear Program

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Upon returning from the Korean peninsula as a part of a bipartisan Congressional delegation, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement:

Apr 11, 2017

Larsen, DeFazio Request Any DOT Findings From Review of ‘Outrageous’ United Incident

Issues: Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the top-Ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, and Peter DeFazio (OR-04), the top-Ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, today sent a letter to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Elaine Chao, requesting any findings from the agency’s review of the April 9th incident that occurred on United Airlines Flight 3411.

Apr 11, 2017

Larsen Meets 2016 Congressional App Challenge Winner

Issues: Education

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Burlington-Edison high school senior Alexandria Kissas, the winner the 2016 Congressional App Challenge for Washington’s 2nd Congressional District, and Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) met last week.

Apr 5, 2017

Trump Moves to Depoliticize National Security Council, as Called for in Larsen Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The roles of the President’s top military and intelligence advisors are restored on the influential Principals Committee of the National Security Council as called for in legislation introduced by Rep. Rick Larsen.

Apr 4, 2017

Drones & Commercial Space Travel are Focus of Larsen-Led Aviation Hearing Featuring Amazon Prime Air, Virgin Galactic

Issues: Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the top-Ranking Democrat on the House Aviation Subcommittee, today helped lead a hearing which explored Congress’ role in supporting innovation of new technology in the national airspace.

Mar 31, 2017

Larsen Announces 2017 Congressional Art Competition

EVERETT, WA—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) is inviting high school-aged students in the Second Congressional District to showcase their artistic talents in the 2017 Congressional Art Competition.

Mar 30, 2017

Larsen Appointed to Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced his appointment by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to the Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group – an organization which aims to promote dialogue between U.S. Congress and Canada’s Parliament.

Mar 28, 2017

Larsen Fights to Save Consumer Protections for Internet Privacy

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement on S.J. Res 34, a bill that would overturn a Federal Communications Commission rule requiring internet service providers to receive an “opt-in” before they share or sell customers’ personal data online.

Mar 24, 2017

Larsen Statement on Trumpcare

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after Trumpcare, the GOP health care bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, failed to achieve enough support and was pulled from the floor.

Mar 22, 2017

Larsen, Murray Renew Push to Expand Access to Reproductive Services for Injured Servicemembers, Veterans, and Their Families

Issues: Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) reintroduced bills in the House and Senate to permanently allow the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to offer reproductive services to veterans with service-connected injuries, repealing a decades-old ban.

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