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Sep 2, 2016

Larsen Announces Grants Headed to Northwest Washington To Address Homelessness Among Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced that nearly $1.5 million in federal grants have been awarded to two Washington organizations to support their work to prevent homelessness among veterans.

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 16, 2016

In Mount Vernon, Larsen Leads Roundtable Discussion on Mental Health & Substance Abuse

MOUNT VERNON, WA—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today held a roundtable discussion with local stakeholders on recent changes to mental health and substance abuse programs in Washington state.

Aug 16, 2016

In Snohomish County, Larsen Holds Roundtable Discussion on Opioid Epidemic; Recently Passed Comprehensive Addiction & Recovery Act

EVERETT, WA—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today held a roundtable discussion with Snohomish County officials on the opioid epidemic in Snohomish County and the Comprehensive Addiction & Recovery Act – which was signed into law in July.

Jul 8, 2016

Bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Earns Larsen’s Support

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today voted in support of the bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, legislation that makes critical reforms to address the nation’s opioid epidemic.

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.