More on Fighting for Workers

Oct 3, 2018

Larsen Spearheads Letter Calling on Boeing to Respect Machinists Union Vote in South Carolina

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) led a letter from 177 members of Congress to Boeing Company and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) calling on the two to work together in respecting the decision of the flight technicians in South Carolina who voted to join the IAMAW union earlier this year.

Jun 27, 2018

Larsen Statement on Janus Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement on today’s Supreme Court decision about Janus v. AFSCME.

May 24, 2018

Larsen Introduces Bill for Online Workforce Training

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today introduced legislation to fill a critical gap in workforce training opportunities through online workforce training grants.

Apr 18, 2018

Larsen Continues Support for Jones Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) spoke on the House Floor today in continued support of the Jones Act. Below is a video and transcript of his remarks

Sep 19, 2017

Washington State Receives $900K SBA Grant to Boost Small Business Exports

OLYMPIA, WA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has awarded the Washington State Department of Commerce a sixth year of funding to help state small businesses grow through exporting. The $900,000 grant...

Sep 7, 2017

GAO Report Finds FAA’s Implementation of NextGen is On Budget, ATC Privatization May Jeopardize Modernization Efforts

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the top-ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, and Peter DeFazio (D-OR), the top-ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, today...

Aug 24, 2017

Larsen Statement on Speaker Ryan’s Boeing Speech

EVERETT, WA—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the top-ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, today released the following statement after Speaker Paul Ryan delivered a speech at Boeing’s Everett facility.

Jun 7, 2017

Larsen, Transportation Democrats Introduce Legislation to Reject Trump Plan to Privatize Air Traffic Control, Accelerate NextGen Reforms

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the top-Ranking Democrat on the House Aviation Subcommittee, joined by Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Democrats on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, is rejecting President Trump’s plan to privatize...

Jun 5, 2017

Larsen to Help Lead Washington State’s Largest Ever Delegation to Paris Air Show

PARIS, FRANCE–U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Brian Bonlender, Director of the Washington state Department of Commerce, will lead Washington state’s largest-ever delegation to the International Paris Air Show – the world’s premiere aircraft exposition event. As in 2013, Larsen will take a leave of absence for one week while attending the Air Show.