Press Releases

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.

Sep 20, 2019

Larsen Shepherds Puget Sound Recovery Bill to House Floor

Issues: Energy & Environment

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) helped advance the Promoting United Government Efforts To Save Our Sound (PUGET SOS) Act to boost federal engagement and investment in critical Puget Sound recovery efforts. Larsen spoke in support of the bill during a House Transportation and Infrastructure Full Committee markup.

Sep 19, 2019

Larsen to Host Six Veterans Forums in October

WASHINGTON – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) will host six Veterans Forums next month in Snohomish, Skagit, Island, Whatcom and San Juan counties.

Sep 5, 2019

Larsen Opposes Administration Decision to Slash Military Construction Projects to Pay for Southern Border Wall

Issues: Supporting Northwest Washington's Naval Bases

EVERETT, WA - Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s decision to slash military construction projects to pay for an unnecessary wall on the U.S.-Mexico border:

Aug 26, 2019

Larsen, DelBene Condemn White Supremacist Activity in Whatcom County

WHATCOM COUNTY – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA-01) issued the following joint statement condemning recent white supremacist activity in Whatcom County. The statement comes after reports that white supremacists posted literature in Ferndale and Bellingham.

Aug 19, 2019

Larsen Supports Rally to Pass Meaningful Gun Violence Legislation

Issues: Health Care

EVERETT – Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) released the following statement in support of Moms Demand Action’s Recess Rally to demand congressional action on pending gun violence legislation:

Aug 13, 2019

Larsen, DelBene to host Veterans History Project at Everett Library

Issues: Veterans

EVERETT – Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Suzan DelBene (WA-01) are encouraging veterans to tell their stories as part of the Library of Congress Veterans History Project. On Monday, August 19, trained volunteers will interview veterans who served during wartime at the Everett Public Library from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Veteran interviews will be at least 30 minutes long.

Jul 26, 2019

Larsen Statement on the Passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.— This afternoon, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted for the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019 to end the threat of sequestration, ensure domestic priorities are adequately funded and help prevent a government shutdown.

Jul 19, 2019

Commentary: Trump’s attacks warrant his impeachment

His tweets against four House members devalue the citizenship of others, writes U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen.