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Dec 5, 2018

Larsen Fix for Dakota Creek Industries Signed into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today applauded the signing of the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018, which will save hundreds of jobs at Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) in Anacortes.

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.

Sep 26, 2018

Larsen Secures Appropriations Funding to Support Local Priorities

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement after voting for the Fiscal Year 2019 Defense and Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations bill.

Sep 5, 2018

Larsen, Castro, Wagner Introduce Bipartisan Measure to Promote International Commerce

WASHINGTON D.C.—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence; Congresswoman Ann Wagner (MO-02), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Financial Services Committee; and Congressman Rick Larsen (WA-02), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and House Armed Services Committee, today introduced the Global Small Business Network Act which would support the establishment of small business development centers internationally and promote international commerce.

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.

Mar 22, 2018

Larsen Statement on President Trump’s Tariffs against China

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today issued the below statement in response to the president’s announcement of $60 billion in tariffs against China:

Feb 13, 2018

Larsen Statement on Infrastructure Plan

Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the following statement on the Administration’s Infrastructure Plan.

Feb 8, 2018

Larsen Statement on the 2018 Budget Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the following statement ahead of voting for the budget agreement in the U.S. House of Representatives:

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...

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