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Larsen: Federal Relief Available to Save U.S. Aerospace Supply Chain Jobs

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) announced the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will soon begin accepting a second round of applications from eligible small businesses for the Aviation Manufacturing Jobs Protection Program (AMJP), a temporary relief initiative to help cover costs of pay and benefits for aerospace supply chain employees at risk of being furloughed or who were furloughed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Larsen: American WINGS Act Gives High School Students STEM Skills to Soar

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The American Workforce Investment in Next Generation of Students (WINGS) Act establishes a six-year pathway for high school students through community college and into a registered apprenticeship, preparing them for well-paying jobs in state-identified high-skill, high-wage or in-demand industries.

Chair Larsen Opening Statement at Aviation Subcommittee Hearing on “Bridging the Gap: Improving Diversity and Inclusion in the U.S. Aviation Workforce”

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House Aviation Subcommittee Chair Rick Larsen (WA-02) delivered the statement at today’s House Aviation Subcommittee hearing entitled “Bridging the Gap: Improving Diversity and Inclusion in the U.S. Aviation Workforce.”

Larsen: Bold, FDR-Like Investment in Infrastructure Creates Well-Paying Jobs, Fights Climate Change

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“The INVEST in America Act is the bold, FDR-like investment in infrastructure the nation needs to create well-paying jobs, drive economic recovery and build a cleaner and greener transportation network,” said Larsen, a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. “I will continue to work with my colleagues to push this aggressive and progressive bill across the finish line to put Washingtonians to work, keep the economy moving and fight climate change.”

Larsen Calls for Long-Term, Structural Investment in Child Care

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) called on Congress to make a long-term, structural investment in child care to secure accessible and affordable child care for working families, drive economic recovery, and create and retain child care jobs. Larsen joined Assistant Speaker of the House Katherine Clark and 130 Members of Congress to urge congressional leaders to invest $700 billion over the next 10 years in the child care workforce, facilities and other necessary infrastructure and services to enable child care providers to provide care at an affordable price and meet the demands of local communities.

Larsen: Bold, FDR-Like Surface Transportation Bill Creates Jobs, Fights Climate Change in Northwest Washington

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The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee completed consideration of the INVEST in America Act, a bold, FDR-like surface transportation bill that will invest nearly $5 billion over the next five years in Washington state’s transportation network.

Larsen: Decision to Homeport Frigates at Everett Shows Navy's Commitment

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EVERETT, WA – Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) released the below statement in response to the Navy’s decision to homeport the next generation of Guided Missile Frigates at Naval Station Everett: “The Navy’s decision to homeport 12 Constellation-class frigates and crew at Naval Station Everett shows the Navy’s long-term commitment to Everett and Snohomish County,” said Larsen, a senior member of th...