Seniors

Larsen: President’s Visit Emphasizes Critical Need to Invest in Working Families, Protect Washington’s Environment

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) joined President Biden at Seward Park in Seattle and Green River College in Auburn to emphasize the importance of protecting Washington state’s environment and lowering everyday costs for Northwest Washington’s working families.

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: The Time is Right to Make Bold Investments in Child Care, Jobs, Affordable Housing, Lower Drug Prices

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To ensure all Americans can benefit from economic recovery, the time is right for bold, long-term investments that will put Washingtonians to work, empower working families, ensure seniors can afford prescription drugs and build more affordable housing.

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.

Larsen to Host Third COVID-19 Telephone Town Hall

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EVERETT, WA - Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) will host a live telephone town hall to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic with Second District residents. Larsen and Washington State Employment Security Department staff will hear residents’ concerns and answer questions about benefits available to Washingtonians suffering from the virus’ impacts. Last month, Larsen hosted a COVID-19 telephone town hall w...

Larsen to Host Six Veterans Forums in October

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) will host six Veterans Forums next month in Snohomish, Skagit, Island, Whatcom and San Juan counties. The forums begin Tuesday, October 1 and run through Saturday, October 5. The forums are opportunities for veterans to receive updates on legislation affecting them and get answers to questions about the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), health care, job training and hou...

Larsen Fights to Protect Senior Services from Reckless Budget Behavior

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the following statement ahead of voting no for the balanced budget amendment: “The balanced budget amendment is a back end way to cut health care, Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. It is a hypocritical, underhanded attack on Americans who are least able to fight for these services,” said Larsen. “After passing a massive, unfair and irresponsible tax bill, Cong...

Larsen Statement on Graham-Cassidy Bill

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after Senate Republicans announced that the Graham-Cassidy bill, also known as Trumpcare, does not have sufficient votes to pass the Senate before the September 30th deadline. “For the sixth time this Congress, Congressional Republicans have terrified, enraged, and ultimately mobilized millions of Americans by threatening to destroy t...

Larsen volunteers with Meals on Wheels, meets local seniors threatened by budget cuts

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Larsen volunteers with Meals on Wheels, meets local seniors threatened by budget cuts Lynnwood Today Larry Vogel 4/19/2017 U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen (D-2nd District) pitched in on Wednesday to help deliver meals to Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace seniors as a part of the Senior Services of Snohomish County Meals on Wheels program – an initiative that would be partially cut under President Trump’s propos...

Larsen talks ACA in Sedro-Woolley

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Skagit Valley Herald: Larsen talks ACA in Sedro-Woolley By Marylin Napier SEDRO-WOOLLEY — As part of his Affordable Care Act Tour, Rep. Rick Larsen held a “town talk” at Sedro-Woolley City Hall on Saturday to answer questions from the community and to discuss why the ACA should not be repealed. About 100 people filled the room to maximum capacity, some in support of the ACA, others in disagreement...