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Sep 20, 2019

Larsen Shepherds Puget Sound Recovery Bill to House Floor

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) helped advance the Promoting United Government Efforts To Save Our Sound (PUGET SOS) Act to boost federal engagement and investment in critical Puget Sound recovery efforts. Larsen spoke in support of the bill during a House Transportation and Infrastructure Full Committee markup.

Jul 12, 2019

Larsen Votes to Support Servicemembers, Military Families and Military Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today voted for the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Rep. Larsen successfully secured provisions to protect U.S. national security and support women and men in the military and their families.

Jun 13, 2019

Reps. Larsen and Schrier Fire Equipment Amendment to be Considered by House for National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON, DC – As Washington State’s fire season begins, Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) is proud that her amendment on the fair transfer of firefighting equipment passed out of Committee today as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020. Rep. Schrier partnered with Congressman Rick Larsen (WA-02) on the amendment.

Jun 13, 2019

Reps. Larsen and Schrier Fire Equipment Amendment to be Considered by House for National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON, DC – As Washington State’s fire season begins, Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) is proud that her amendment on the fair transfer of firefighting equipment passed out of Committee today as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020. Rep. Schrier partnered with Congressman Rick Larsen (WA-02) on the amendment.

Jun 4, 2019

House Passes Legislation to Protect Communities from Landslides

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement after the House passed legislation to protect communities from future landslides.

May 22, 2019

Washington Congressional Democrats Voice Opposition to Mining in Upper Skagit River Watershed

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, nine members of the Washington congressional delegation, led by U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voicing opposition to a proposed mine in the headwaters of the Upper Skagit River in British Columbia due to its potential impact on Washington state.

May 2, 2019

Larsen Votes to Address Threats of Climate Change

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today voted for the Climate Action Now Act (H.R. 9), legislation to prohibit using federal funds to withdraw from the Paris Agreement and to call on the administration to develop a public plan for the U.S. to meet the agreement’s greenhouse gas reduction goals. Larsen is an original cosponsor of the legislation.

May 2, 2019

Larsen Votes to Address Threats of Climate Change

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today voted for the Climate Action Now Act (H.R. 9), legislation to prohibit using federal funds to withdraw from the Paris Agreement and to call on the administration to develop a public plan for the U.S. to meet the agreement’s greenhouse gas reduction goals. Larsen is an original cosponsor of the legislation.

Apr 23, 2019

Larsen and Murray Applaud Full Funding of Mukilteo Research Station

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Senator Murray today applauded full funding of the construction of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Mukilteo Research Station. Larsen received a letter from the Commerce Department confirming the funding following his letters of support to NOAA and appropriators to fully fund construction of the Mukilteo Research Station.

Feb 26, 2019

Larsen Votes to Protect and Preserve Washington’s Environment

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today voted to support a public lands package to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and protect 1.3 million acres of new wilderness, including the Maritime Washington National Heritage Area in Washington state.

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