Press Releases

Dec 5, 2018

Larsen Fix for Dakota Creek Industries Signed into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today applauded the signing of the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018, which will save hundreds of jobs at Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) in Anacortes.

Nov 27, 2018

Larsen Preserves Jobs at Dakota Creek Industries

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) applauded the passage of the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018, which will preserve hundreds of jobs at Dakota Creek Industries.

Nov 20, 2018

Larsen Reiterates Support for NATO Allies at Meeting of NATO Parliamentarians

WASHINGTON, D.C. – From November 16-19, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, traveled to Halifax to attend the NATO Parliamentary Assembly and the Halifax International Security Forum.

Nov 7, 2018

Larsen Announces Winner of 2018 Congressional App Challenge

Issues: Education

EVERETT, WA—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced Will Garrison, a student at Burlington-Edison High School, as the winner of the 2018 Congressional App Challenge.

Oct 22, 2018

Larsen Letter to Navy on Growler Operations at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island

Rep. Larsen sent the below letter to Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer on Growler operations at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.

Oct 3, 2018

Larsen Spearheads Letter Calling on Boeing to Respect Machinists Union Vote in South Carolina

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) led a letter from 177 members of Congress to Boeing Company and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) calling on the two to work together in respecting the decision of the flight technicians in South Carolina who voted to join the IAMAW union earlier this year.

Oct 1, 2018

New Democrat Coalition Trade Leaders’ Statement on NAFTA Agreement

Washington, DC – Today, New Democrat Coalition Chair Jim Himes (CT-04); New Democrat Coalition Trade Task Force Co-Chairs Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05); and Ways & Means Committee Members Ron Kind (WI-03), Suzan DelBene (WA-01), and Terri Sewell (AL-07) released the following statement on the announced agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement:

Sep 26, 2018

Larsen Secures Appropriations Funding to Support Local Priorities

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement after voting for the Fiscal Year 2019 Defense and Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations bill.

Sep 26, 2018

Larsen’s Long-Term FAA Reauthorization Bill Passes House

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the top Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, applauded the passage of the long-term, five-year Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill, H.R. 302.

Sep 13, 2018

Larsen Applauds Passage of America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement on the passage of America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018.

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