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Larsen Announces Nearly $110 Million in New Transportation, Climate Investments for Washington State Under Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced Washington state will receive nearly $110 million over five years under the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to provide Washingtonians with more transportation options, ease congestion in local communities and reduce carbon pollution across the state.

Larsen Applauds Inclusion of $3.72 Billion in Federal Infrastructure Dollars in Final State Transportation Package

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) applauded the inclusion of $3.72 billion from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) in the state’s “Move Ahead Washington” transportation package, which passed the Washington State Legislature last night.

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 create well-pa...

Larsen, DelBene, Kilmer, Schrier and Strickland Applaud Inclusion of Federal Funds in State Transportation Package

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Members of Washington’s Congressional delegation, led by Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), applauded the inclusion of $3.4 billion in federal funds in the “Move Ahead Washington” transportation package, which State Senator Marko Liias (D-Everett) and State Representative Jake Fey (D-Tacoma) introduced this week. Representatives Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) and Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) joined Larsen in signing the letter.

Larsen: Federal Infrastructure Funding in State Package Means Jobs, Continued Economic Recovery

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) applauded the inclusion of $3.4 billion from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) in the state’s “Move Ahead Washington” transportation package, which State Senator Marko Liias (D-Everett) and State Representative Jake Fey (D-Tacoma) announced today.

Larsen: Postal Service Reform Act Ensures USPS Can Continue to Deliver for Northwest Washington

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) supported the Postal Service Reform Act, bipartisan legislation that ensures the United States Postal Service (USPS) remains independent and financially viable while continuing to provide high-quality service to Northwest Washington communities. The bill passed the House of Representatives by a final vote of 342 to 92.

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: Boeing – Qatar Airways Announcement Means Jobs in Northwest Washington

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EVERETT, WA – Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) made the below statement after Qatar Airways signed a provisional order for new Boeing 777X freighters and 737 MAX jets at the White House: “Today’s announcement means more well-paying manufacturing jobs in Everett and fosters economic growth for local communities,” said Larsen, Chair of the House Aviation Subcommittee. “Northwest Washington’s aviation...

Larsen: Humanities Washington Grants Provide Critical Relief to Vital Cultural and Educational Organizations in Northwest Washington

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) commended Humanities Washington, the state’s National Endowment for the Humanities affiliate, for awarding more than $1 million in grants to aid Washington state cultural and educational organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Awards totaled $102,212 to 13 organizations in all five Second District counties.

POLITICO Pro Q&A: Rep. Rick Larsen, chair of the House Transportation Aviation Subcommittee

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Rep. Rick Larsen (D-Wash.) chairs the House Aviation Subcommittee but has set his sights on chairing the full Transportation Committee — a post that will open up next year with the retirement of Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.). Larsen has competition — Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) is also running for the top job. She is more senior, and Democrats usually honor seniority though they don’t have to. POLITICO sat down with Larsen to talk about his candidacy, his plans and priorities for the committee and his thoughts on the biggest issues in transportation.