Press Releases

Jan 15, 2020

Chair Larsen Opening Statement at Aviation Subcommittee Hearing on “Oversight of Working Conditions for Airline Ground Workers”

Issues: Fighting for Workers, Jobs and the Economy, Transportation & Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. - House Aviation Subcommittee Chair Rick Larsen (WA-02) delivered the below opening statement at the House Aviation Subcommittee hearing entitled “Oversight of Working Conditions for Airline Ground Workers.” You can view Chair Larsen’s opening statement here.

Jan 10, 2020

Larsen Votes to Hold President Accountable to the American People, Limit Use of Military Force Against Iran

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted in favor of a War Powers Resolution to limit the president’s use of military force against Iran.

Jan 3, 2020

Larsen Statement on the Killing of General Qassim Soleimani

Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement, in response to the killing of General Qassim Soleimani, commander of Iran’s Quds Force:

Dec 31, 2019

Larsen Announces Winner of 2019 Congressional App Challenge

Issues: Education

EVERETT, WA – Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) announced William Humarang, a student at Mariner High School in Everett, as the Second District winner of the 2019 Congressional App Challenge.

Dec 30, 2019

Larsen Statement on Resignation of Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg

Issues: Transportation & Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Aviation Subcommittee Chair Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the following statement on news of the resignation of Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg:

Dec 20, 2019

Larsen Statement on House Passage of USMCA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a co-chair of the New Democrat Coalition Trade Task Force, released the following statement after voting for the United States – Mexico – Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA):

Dec 18, 2019

Larsen Introduces Bill to Eliminate Barriers to Education for Sign Language Students

Issues: Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) introduced the Signing is Language Act, legislation to ensure dual-language learners who use sign language to communicate at home have access to the resources needed to succeed in the classroom.

Dec 17, 2019

Larsen Statement on Boeing’s Decision to Halt 737 MAX Production in Renton

Issues: Fighting for Workers, Jobs and the Economy, Transportation & Infrastructure

EVERETT, WA – House Aviation Subcommittee Chair Rick Larsen (WA-02) released the following statement in response to Boeing’s decision to temporarily halt the production of 737 MAX airplanes at its Renton, Washington factory:

Dec 13, 2019

Larsen: Naval Station Everett is Ideal Location for Future Navy, Coast Guard Homeporting

Issues: Supporting Northwest Washington's Naval Bases

EVERETT, WA – Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee and House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released a report outlining why Naval Station Everett (NSE) is the ideal location for future U.S. Navy and Coast Guard homeporting. In the report, Larsen highlights NSE’s location, natural deep-water port, modern infrastructure and new shipyards as unique and vital fits for future Navy and U.S. Coast Guard missions.

Dec 12, 2019

Larsen Statement on Final Passage of National Defense Authorization Act

Issues: Supporting Northwest Washington's Naval Bases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted for the final conference report for the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to support servicemembers and military communities in Washington’s Second District. Larsen served on the conference committee that helped shape the final version of the bill, which passed the House by a vote of 377-48.

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