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Jan 4, 2017

Navy Presents Larsen with Highest Civilian Honor

WAHINGTON D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today was presented with the Distinguished Public Service Award, the Navy’s highest civilian honor.

Nov 29, 2016

Navy Awards Larsen Highest Civilian Honor

WASHINGTON D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) has been awarded the Distinguished Public Service Award, the Navy’s highest civilian honor for courageous or heroic acts, or outstanding service of benefit to the Navy or Marine Corps.

Nov 21, 2016

Reproductive Healthcare for Veterans: Larsen Urges Swift Implementation of In Vitro Fertilization Benefit

WASHINGTON, DC–-Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today led a letter to Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald urging swift adoption of in vitro fertilization (IVF) for veterans who suffer from infertility due to service-connected injuries – a new benefit made available thanks to legislation Larsen helped pass in September.

Sep 28, 2016

Congress Lifts Ban on In Vitro Fertilization Services for Veterans Wounded in the Line of Duty in Annual Spending Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced that a provision to overturn a 1992 ban on in vitro fertilization (IVF) services for veterans is on its way...

Sep 27, 2016

Veterans Hired by the FAA Will Now Receive New Paid Sick Leave Benefits Under Larsen-LoBiondo Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) today announced that their bipartisan bill – which aims to expand paid sick leave benefits recently made available by the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act....

Sep 21, 2016

Veterans Hired by the FAA Are One Step Closer to Receiving New Paid Sick Leave Benefits Under Larsen’s Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today took to the House floor to advocate passage of the bipartisan FAA Veteran Transition Improvement Act, legislation that aims to expand paid sick leave benefits recently made available by the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015 to veterans...

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