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Congresswoman Nikema Williams and Chairman Rick Larsen Act for Airline Passengers Facing Flight Cancellations

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Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05), a member of the Subcommittee on Aviation of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, and Congressman Rick Larsen (WA-02), chairman of the Aviation Subcommittee, took action to help air travelers navigate increasing numbers of flight cancellations and delays.

Larsen Statement on Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) delivered the below statement after the U.S. Supreme Court voted to overturn Roe v. Wade: “For nearly 50 years, Roe v. Wade guaranteed the right to choose. The Supreme Court’s decision to strike down Roe v. Wade is wrong, but we are not powerless to fight back. “The Senate must suspend the filibuster and pass the Women’s Health Protection Act to explicit...

Larsen Shapes Annual Defense Bill to Support Northwest Washington Servicemembers, Military Communities

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the Armed Services Committee, helped shape the Fiscal Year 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Larsen successfully secured provisions to strengthen national security, support women and men in the military and the Department of Defense (DoD) civilian workforce, and ensure the United States remains a global security leader.

Larsen Welcomes 2026 FIFA World Cup to Washington State

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EVERETT, WA – Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (D-Everett), co-chair of the Congressional Soccer Caucus, applauded the decision of FIFA leadership and tournament organizers to name Seattle as a host city for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. “As a lifelong soccer fan and co-chair of the Congressional Soccer Caucus, I am excited Puget Sound and Seattle will host the 2026 FIFA World Cup,” said Larsen. “The Pacific No...

Larsen Votes to Protect Washington State’s Environment

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) supported the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA), bipartisan legislation that invests $1.3 billion to assist states, territories and Tribes in conserving, restoring and protecting wildlife and wildlife habitat. In passing RAWA, Larsen secured more than $21 million for Washington state to help manage fish and wildlife species of greatest conservation need.

Larsen, Graves, Titus and Balderson Applaud House-Passage of Bipartisan Advanced Air Mobility Bill

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The U.S. House of Representatives advanced bipartisan legislation introduced by Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02), Garret Graves (LA-06), Dina Titus (NV-01) and Troy Balderson (OH-12) to enable communities across the United States to plan for the emergence of advanced air mobility (AAM) vehicles in the national airspace.

Larsen Secures Key Wins for Northwest Washington’s Maritime Infrastructure in Bipartisan Water Resources Development Act

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– Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) applauded House-passage of the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act of 2022 (WRDA 2022), legislation to authorize critical investments in Northwest Washington ports, inland waterways, flood management systems, ecosystems and other water resources infrastructure.

Larsen Votes to Improve Access to Formula, Support Northwest Washington Families

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) supported two bills to address the nationwide infant formula shortage and ensure Northwest Washington families and caregivers have access to formula for their babies to grow and thrive. Larsen also released a list of local resources for families in need of safe and affordable formula.

Larsen Applauds U.S. Soccer Collective Bargaining Agreements

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) applauded the announcement of a pair of historic collective bargaining agreements to guarantee equal pay for the United States Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) and the United States Men’s National Soccer Team (USMNT).