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Sep 14, 2016

Bipartisan Bill to Expand Paid Sick Leave for Veterans Hired by the FAA Sails Through Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) today successfully advanced bipartisan legislation to close a loophole that prevents veterans...

Aug 25, 2016

Larsen Urges Action from Tesoro, American Petroleum Institute on New Safety Guidelines for U.S. Oil Refineries

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) is urging the Tesoro Corporation and the American Petroleum Institute to take action on safety guidelines recently issued by the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board.

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 17, 2016

Larsen, Murray Tour Port of Everett After Major Transportation Investment Announced Last Month

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) toured the Port of Everett’s South Terminal, which recently received a $10 million competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to modernize the South Terminal.

Aug 15, 2016

Larsen Announces $2 Million Grant to Improve Orcas Island Airport

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), Ranking Member on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, today announced that the Port of Orcas has been awarded a $2,004,466 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to help improve the safety and operations at Orcas Island Airport.

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