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May 24, 2018

Larsen Statement on House Passage of National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement following his vote in support of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 351-66.

May 10, 2018

Larsen Shapes National Defense Authorization Act to Support National Security, Servicemembers, and Military Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, helped shape the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Rep. Larsen successfully secured provisions to protect U.S. national security and support the women and men in the military and the Department of Defense civilian workforce.

Apr 17, 2018

Larsen Pushes to Permanently End Veterans Affairs Prohibition on In Vitro Fertilization

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), submitted the following statement to the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing to continue to fund reproductive services for veterans as part of FY 2019 appropriations:

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:

Oct 23, 2017

Larsen Wraps Up Six Veterans Forums

OAK HARBOR, WA—On Saturday, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) wrapped up his sixth Veterans Forum of October – events he has held in San Juan, Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom and Island counties.

Sep 15, 2017

Larsen to Host Six Veterans Forums

WASHINGTON—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) will host six Veterans Forums in San Juan, Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom and Island counties. The forums, which begin on October 15th, are opportunities for veterans to receive updates on legislation affecting them and get answers to questions about reforms at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), health care, job training and housing.

Sep 8, 2017

Larsen & Murray Introduce Bill to Improve Transportation Services for Rural Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) joined Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) and Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) to introduce bipartisan, bicameral legislation to help rural veterans get to and from their medical appointments more easily.

Jul 14, 2017

Resources for Local Communities, Reducing Government Waste & Improving Nuclear Oversight Among Larsen-backed Measures Included in House-Passed Defense Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced that provisions he successfully secured in June to support local military bases, reduce government waste, and boost nuclear oversight passed the U.S. House on a 344-81 vote as part of the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018.

Jun 29, 2017

Larsen Successfully Shapes National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) helped shape the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY 2018 to include key priorities to support local military bases, reduce government waste, promote nuclear oversight...

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