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Larsen: Building Northwest Washington’s Transportation Network Back Better Means Building Back Cleaner, Greener

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) supported passage of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s portion of the Build Back Better Act, which invests nearly $60 billion to build a cleaner and greener U.S. transportation network, create more well-paying jobs and fight climate change. The bill now moves to the full House of Representatives for consideration.

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 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 Outlines Priorities for Next COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Bill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) urged Congress to address the continued public health crisis and deliver real relief for Washingtonians, families and small businesses. In a letter to House and Senate leadership, Larsen outlined his top priorities for any upcoming pandemic relief legislation. “With a third wave of COVID-19 spreading across the country, passing a comprehensive fed...

Larsen Votes to Repeal Tax Increase on Tribal Children

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement following passage of the SECURE Act, which repeals a provision of the 2017 Republican tax law that increased the tax rate on tribal children who receive payments from tribal governments. “I represent several tribes in Northwest Washington and have heard about how the ‘Kiddie Tax’ harms tribal children. The SECURE Act repeals provisions of the 201...

Larsen Leads Efforts to Protect Tribal Children and Elders from Domestic Violence

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted today to pass a bipartisan long-term Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization and protect tribal children and elders from domestic violence. “Domestic violence is a pervasive problem regardless of class, culture, age or ethnic background,” said Larsen. “There are still parts of the country with insufficient resources to provide basic services to victims of d...

Larsen meets with students, Tulalip Board

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Larsen meets with students, Tulalip Board North County Outlook 4/26/2017 U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, of Washington's 2nd District, stopped by Tulalip on April 21 to talk with the new Tulalip Tribal Board about the impacts of budget cuts, and then visited Mountain View High School to talk with students. Larsen talked with the new Tulalip Tribal Board about the impacts of potential budget cuts coming fro...

Puget Sound Restoration one step closer to half a billion for Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project

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San Juan Islander: Puget Sound Restoration one step closer to half a billion for Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project An effort spearheaded by Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) – along with other members of the Washington delegation – to authorize $451 million for the Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project has been approved by the House as part of the bipartisan Water Infrastructure Improv...

Tulalip Wellness Court will provide addicts new path to community

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North County Outlook: Tulalip Wellness Court will provide addicts new path to community By Christopher Andersson The Tulalip Tribes hope their new Tulalip Wellness Court will help drug addicts in the legal system find community support to lead a sober and healthy life. U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen came to visit the Tulalip Tribes and learn about their upcoming program on Oct. 18. Tulalip Tribal Chairman ...