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Larsen Announces 2021 Congressional App Challenge

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) announced the launch of the 2021 Congressional App Challenge (CAC). The annual competition, which runs through Monday, November 1, is open to high school and middle school students who live in or attend school in Washington’s Second Congressional District.

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 Announces More Than $80 Million for Northwest Washington Students, Colleges and Universities

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Rick Larsen (WA-02) announced more than $80 million in emergency funding for students, colleges and universities in Washington’s Second Congressional District under the American Rescue Plan. The funding will help local institutions weather the severe financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and continue serving students safely.

Larsen Supports American Rescue Plan Passage To Deliver Real Relief to Northwest Washington

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted to deliver further relief to Washingtonians struggling with the economic and public health impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The final version of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 passed the House of Representatives by a final vote of 220 to 211.

Larsen, Young Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Childhood Hunger, Expand Access to Meals Outside of Regular School Hours

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Reps. Don Young (R-AK) and Rick Larsen (D-WA) introduced the Summer Meals Act of 2021 – a bipartisan bill to fight childhood hunger by expanding access to summer meal programs in Alaska and across the country. The Summer Meals Act helps strengthen childhood nutrition by cutting red tape for local organizations serving summer meals and expanding the availability of meals a...

Larsen Votes to Override President Trump’s Veto of the National Defense Authorization Act

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted to override President Trump’s veto of the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Larsen, a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted by proxy after testing positive for the COVID-19 virus last week.

Larsen: Pandemic Relief is a Down Payment to Protect Washingtonians’ Health, Economic Security

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted to deliver much needed relief to families and small businesses in Northwest Washington who continue to struggle from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.