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Dec 8, 2016

Puget Sound Restoration one step closer to half a billion for Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project

WASHINGTON, D.C.—An effort spearheaded by Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) – 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...

Sep 28, 2016

$451 Million for Puget Sound Protection, Restoration is Approved by House Following Larsen-Led Effort

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced that the House has approved an effort he led to boost Puget Sound protection and restoration...

Aug 23, 2016

Food Assistance, Impact Aid & Protections for LGBT Contractors Among Aims of Larsen-Led Effort to Shape Annual Defense Spending Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) urged the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees to adopt provisions pertaining to the accessibility of military food assistance programs, increased support for education programs for military families, and protection of LGBT federal contractors – among other priorities – in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Aug 22, 2016

In Mountlake Terrace, Larsen Hosts 'Bicycle Town Hall' With Local Cyclists

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, WA—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today hosted a “bicycle town hall” with local cyclists, the Cascade Bicycle Club and other local officials from the City of Mountlake Terrace, the City of Edmonds, the City of Lake Forest Park, the City of Lynnwood, the Verdant Health Commission and Community Transit.

Jun 8, 2016

Washington State Delegation Introduce Bill to Name Olympic National Park Wilderness in Honor of Former Washington Governor and Senator Dan Evans

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) along with his colleagues Reps. Dave Reichert (WA-08), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Dan Newhouse (WA-04), Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05), Dennis Heck (WA-10), Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03), Jim McDermott (WA-07), and Adam Smith (WA-09) introduced H.R. 5397, a bill to rename the Olympic Wilderness within Olympic National Park as the “Daniel J. Evans Wilderness,” in honor of former Washington Governor and Senator Dan Evans.