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Larsen Statement on Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) delivered the below statement after the U.S. Supreme Court voted to overturn Roe v. Wade: “For nearly 50 years, Roe v. Wade guaranteed the right to choose. The Supreme Court’s decision to strike down Roe v. Wade is wrong, but we are not powerless to fight back. “The Senate must suspend the filibuster and pass the Women’s Health Protection Act to explicit...

Larsen Votes to Improve Access to Formula, Support Northwest Washington Families

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) supported two bills to address the nationwide infant formula shortage and ensure Northwest Washington families and caregivers have access to formula for their babies to grow and thrive. Larsen also released a list of local resources for families in need of safe and affordable formula.

Larsen Announces More Than $6.49 Million to Lower Washingtonians’ Energy Costs

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) announced Washington state will receive more than $6.49 million in federal funds to bring down heating and cooling costs for working families. These investments, secured through last month’s bipartisan government funding legislation Larsen supported, will help lower Washingtonians’ energy bills, provide crisis assistance and protect homes from extreme weather.

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 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: The United States Continues to Stand with the Ukrainian People and for an Independent and Sovereign Ukraine

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the Armed Services Committee, released the below statement in support of an independent and sovereign Ukraine as Vladimir Putin continues his unprovoked and unjustified invasion of Ukraine: “The United States continues to stand with the Ukrainian people and for an independent and sovereign Ukraine. “The U.S., along with its NAT...

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.