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In Case You Missed It: Larsen Secures $10,662,665 for 10 Second District Priorities in Bipartisan Spending Package

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Last week, President Biden signed into law the Fiscal Year 2022 bipartisan omnibus spending package which funds the government through September 2022, invests in Northwest Washington communities and working families, and provides critical emergency aid to Ukraine. Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) secured $10,662,665 in the package for ten Second District projects local leaders and stakeholders identified as critical to their communities.

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…

Larsen Applauds Signing of Historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

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President Joe Biden will sign into law the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, bipartisan legislation Larsen supported that makes bold, long-term investments in the nation’s infrastructure to create well-paying jobs and keep Washingtonians and the economy moving.

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…

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…