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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...

Jun 15, 2017

Larsen-Brownley Provision to Extend Fertility Coverage for Veterans Passes Appropriations Committee

WASHINGTON, DC–Veterans suffering from service-connected infertility received good news today as the House Appropriations Committee approved a provision offered by Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Julia Brownley (CA-26) aimed at preserving veterans’ access to advanced fertility treatments.