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Jun 27, 2016

Larsen: Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt Decision is A ‘Bright Spot in an Era Where Women’s Reproductive Rights Have Increasingly Fallen Under Attack’

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court’s 5-3 decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, which struck down a Texas state law which has forced more than half of the state’s women’s health providers to close:

Jun 23, 2016

After Four Year Fight & Final Push from Larsen, House Votes to Lift Ban on In Vitro Fertilization Services for Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member on the House Armed Services Committee, today announced that after a four year effort to expand reproductive services for veterans a provision to overturn a ban on in vitro fertilization (IVF) services for veterans has passed the House as part of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs conference report. The conference report will now be considered by the Senate.

Jun 15, 2016

Larsen, Families of Wounded Veterans Call on Congress to Support Injured Veterans Who Want to Start Families

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) joined by families of wounded veterans and advocates today held a press conference in front of the U.S. Capitol to call on Congress to support veterans who want to start families but are unable to due to a 1992 law banning the Department of Veterans Affairs from funding in vitro fertilization (IVF) services.

Jun 14, 2016

Larsen Statement on President Obama’s Proposal to Increase Resources to Combat Washington State’s Opioid Epidemic

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) released the following statement after the White House outlined state-by-state funding levels under President Obama’s proposed FY 2017 budget to combat the opioid epidemic—including $20 million available to Washington state over two years.

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