Press Releases

Jan 4, 2017

Navy Presents Larsen with Highest Civilian Honor

WAHINGTON D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today was presented with the Distinguished Public Service Award, the Navy’s highest civilian honor.

Dec 21, 2016

Burlington-Edison High School Senior, Winner of 2016 Congressional App Challenge: ‘Coding can be challenging, but do it anyway. It can open doors.’

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

Dec 20, 2016

Larsen Calls on President-Elect Trump to Reject Norwegian Air International, Protect American Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA) today led a bipartisan group of more than 100 Members of Congress in calling on President-elect Donald J. Trump to reverse a decision by the U.S. Department of Transportation to allow Norwegian Air International (NAI) to operate routes between the U.S. and Europe.

Dec 19, 2016

History Made: In Bipartisan Water Bill, Larsen Secures Largest-Ever Investment in Puget Sound Restoration

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced that President Obama has signed the bipartisan Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act – authorizing an effort he spearheaded to secure $451 million to help restore Puget Sound as part of the Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project.

Dec 13, 2016

The Olympic National Park Wilderness Will Be Renamed in Honor of Former Washington Governor and US Senator Dan Evans

Issues: Environment

Washington, D.C. –A bill honoring former Washington Governor and U.S. Senator Dan Evans passed the U.S. House of Representatives...

Dec 11, 2016

Larsen: $16.6 Billion Sales Agreement Between Boeing and Iran Air is “Good News for Washington State”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after Boeing announced signing a $16.6 billion sales agreement with Iran Air:

Dec 8, 2016

Larsen Statement on Short Term Funding Bill

Issues: Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after voting in favor of the Continuing Resolution, which, if agreed to by the Senate, would fund the federal government through April 28, 2017.

Dec 8, 2016

Puget Sound Restoration is Closer to Receiving Largest-Ever Investment Under Larsen-Led Measure

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced that an effort he spearheaded – along with other members of the Washington delegation – to authorize $451 million for the Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project has been approved by the House...

Dec 6, 2016

Larsen, Murray & Cantwell Statement on Replacing Air Force One

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) today released the following statement after the President-elect’s tweet regarding Air Force One:

Dec 5, 2016

Applauding Resources for International Partners, Larsen Vows to Defend Alliances “No Matter What Comes Out of This Next Administration”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), released the following statement after the House voted on Friday 354–34 to provide $3.4 billion for the European Reassurance Initiative and $350 million to train and equip Ukrainian...

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