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Larsen Applauds House Passage of Fiscal Year 2022 Spending Package

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) supported House passage of a bipartisan omnibus spending package that funds the government through September 2022, invests in Northwest Washington communities and working families, and provides critical emergency aid to Ukraine. The package now heads to the Senate. “My priority in shaping spending bills is to invest in local communities to…

Larsen: America COMPETES Act Enhances U.S. Global Leadership, Boosts U.S. Manufacturing and Jobs

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) supported House passage of the America COMPETES Act, bold legislation that boosts U.S. global competitiveness and economic growth by investing in manufacturing and jobs, advancing technology leadership, building effective global diplomacy and investing in U.S. students and the workforce. The bill passed the House of Representatives by a final vote of 222 to 210.

Larsen: Build Back Better Ensures All Washingtonians Benefit from Economic Recovery

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) supported House-passage of the Build Back Better Act (BBB), historic legislation that creates millions of well-paying union jobs, drives long-term economic recovery and growth, and enables Northwest Washington communities to combat the climate change crisis. BBB passed the House of Representatives by a final vote of 220 to 213 and now heads to the Senate.

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.”