More on Women's Issues

Apr 4, 2019

Larsen Leads Efforts to Protect Tribal Children and Elders from Domestic Violence

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted today to pass a bipartisan long-term Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization and protect tribal children and elders from domestic violence.

Feb 4, 2019

Larsen Introduces Legislation to Support Injured Veterans Who Want to Start Families

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, introduced legislation today to support disabled veterans who want to start families but are unable due to a 1992 law banning the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from funding in vitro fertilization (IVF) services. Senator Murray today introduced the companion bill in the Senate.

Jan 24, 2017

‘More than 3.2 million women and men participated in the Women’s March across the country, and this is the response?’ – Larsen

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to urge his colleagues to oppose H.R. 7 – a bill that would tighten restrictions on women’s access to reproductive healthcare.

Oct 13, 2016

Northwest Washington Domestic Violence Programs Honored by Larsen

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) has introduced a House resolution to honor programs in the Second District of Washington state that work to end domestic violence and to support victims of domestic violence.

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...

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).