Press Releases

Dec 5, 2019

Larsen Calls for Changes to China Strategy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) released a White Paper laying out a comprehensive strategy to change U.S. policy toward China to promote national security and American competitiveness.

Nov 18, 2019

Larsen Statement in Response to Crude Oil Spill in Fidalgo Bay

Issues: Energy & Environment, Transportation & Infrastructure

Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, issued the following statement in response to a crude oil spill in Fidalgo Bay:

Nov 15, 2019

Larsen, Young and Craig Introduce Bill to Promote Transportation Career Opportunities

Issues: Jobs and the Economy, Transportation & Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), Rep. Don Young (AK) and Rep. Angie Craig (MN-02) introduced bipartisan legislation to promote career opportunities in the transportation industry. The Promoting Service in Transportation Act (H.R. 5118) authorizes the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to develop a series of broadcast, digital and print media public service announcement campaigns to promote job opportunities and improve diversity in the transportation workforce.

Nov 7, 2019

Helping Linda Address Her VA Claim: Larsen Releases Fourth ‘Share Your Story’ Casework Profile

Issues: Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) released the fourth in his recurring series of posts to highlight people across Washington’s Second District that the office has assisted with casework.

Nov 1, 2019

Larsen Encourages Washingtonians to Get Covered During Open Enrollment

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) announced the start of open enrollment today, encouraging Washingtonians to sign up for health insurance for 2020 under the Affordable Care Act. The Affordable Care Act was enacted in 2010 and continues to help thousands of people across Northwest Washington access high-quality, comprehensive health care.

Nov 1, 2019

Larsen, Wagner Introduce Resolution to Raise Awareness of Domestic Violence, Recognize Service Providers Working with Survivors

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Rep. Ann Wagner (MO-02) introduced a bipartisan House resolution to raise awareness of domestic violence and recognize the important work of service providers who work with survivors of domestic violence.

Oct 30, 2019

Larsen Delivers Opening Statement at 737 MAX Oversight Hearing with Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg

Issues: Transportation & Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, DC – House Aviation Subcommittee Chair Rick Larsen (WA-02) delivered the below statement at the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing entitled “The Boeing 737 MAX: Examining the Design, Development and Marketing of the Aircraft.” You can view Chair Larsen’s opening statement here.

Oct 29, 2019

Larsen’s Opening Statement Ahead of 737 MAX Oversight Hearing with Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg

Issues: Transportation & Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, DC – House Aviation Subcommittee Chair Rick Larsen (WA-02) released the below statement ahead of the October 30th House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing entitled “The Boeing 737 MAX: Examining the Design, Development and Marketing of the Aircraft.” For a full video of the statement, click here.

Oct 25, 2019

Larsen Seeks Answers on Newly-Released Boeing 737 MAX Documents

Issues: Transportation & Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), Chair of the House Aviation Subcommittee, issued the following statement after the release of an instant message chain between two Boeing employees regarding the 737 MAX:

Sep 26, 2019

Larsen and Thornberry Introduce Bill to Improve Transportation Services for Rural Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) joined Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) to introduce bipartisan legislation to help rural veterans get to and from their medical appointments more easily.

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