More on 114th Congress Accomplishments

Jan 24, 2017

Larsen Lays Out Agenda, Pledges to Build on Legislative Accomplishments With Reappointment to Top Democratic Post on House Subcommittee on Aviation

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) has been renamed the top-Ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, which has jurisdiction over all aspects of civil aviation. Larsen is also joining the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, which has jurisdiction over the United States Coast Guard, regulation of ocean shipping and the merchant marine.

Jan 19, 2017

Larsen Lauds VA Move to Enact Expansion of Veterans Reproductive Healthcare Included in Congressional Spending Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today veterans who have been wounded in the line of duty can access in vitro fertilization (IVF) through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The VA’s announcement follows years of Larsen’s advocacy, and a provision passed as part of the Congressional spending bill in September 2016 which temporarily circumvented a 1992 ban on in vitro fertilization for veterans.

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 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 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 7, 2016

House approves funds in opioid fight

A major step in the fight against opioid epidemics in Washington communities and across the nation was recently made in Washington D.C.