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Feb 14, 2020

Larsen Votes to Pass Historic Equal Rights Amendment Resolution

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted for a bipartisan resolution to eliminate the deadline for states to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). Larsen is a champion for women’s rights and equality, supports the Equal Rights Amendment and was a cosponsor of this historic resolution.

Sep 19, 2019

Larsen to Host Six Veterans Forums in October

WASHINGTON – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) will host six Veterans Forums next month in Snohomish, Skagit, Island, Whatcom and San Juan counties.

Jun 4, 2019

Larsen to Washington’s Immigrants: I Stand with You

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued a statement today after voting for legislation creating a pathway to citizenship for immigrants who have spent much of their lives in the United States, including those with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED).

Apr 4, 2019

Larsen Leads Efforts to Protect Tribal Children and Elders from Domestic Violence

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted today to pass a bipartisan long-term Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization and protect tribal children and elders from domestic violence.

Mar 28, 2019

Rep. Larsen Opposes President Trump’s Transgender Military Service Ban

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted today to oppose the President’s ban on transgender troops in the military.

Mar 27, 2019

Rep. Larsen Votes to Ensure Women Receive Equal Pay for Equal Work

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted today to ensure women are paid based on their skills and experience, not their gender.

Feb 5, 2019

Larsen Statement on Hopes for State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the following statement in advance of President Trump’s State of the Union address:

Jan 29, 2019

Larsen Invites Constituents to Town Talk in Anacortes on Restoring Government Accountability

ANACORTES, WA—Constituents of Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) are invited to join the Congressman at a Town Talk in Anacortes on February 2 to discuss restoring government accountability.

Jan 17, 2019

Larsen-Veasey Bill Fights Voter Discrimination

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Marc Veasey (TX-33) today introduced the America Votes Act to allow voters arriving at polls without the identification required by their state to submit a sworn, written statement affirming their identity.

Jan 15, 2019

Larsen Condemns White Nationalism and White Supremacy

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement after voting for a resolution rejecting white nationalism and white supremacy. The vote comes after reports Rep. Steve King (IA-04) made comments questioning why white supremacy and white nationalism language is offensive.