Larsen Statement on Nichols Brothers Closings</A

Nov 2, 2007

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Representative Rick Larsen (WA-02) released the following statement on the announcement today by Whidbey-Island based Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Inc. that they are ending operations at their Freeland and Langley facilities:

“This announcement is a great surprise.  Matt and all the workers have consistently developed quality boats that are used all over the United States.

“I have asked my office to offer any assistance we can to help laid-off employees access the resources they need to find new jobs.”