Press Releases

Apr 18, 2019

Larsen Statement on Special Counsel Mueller Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement on the release of the redacted Special Counsel Mueller Report.

Apr 4, 2019

Larsen Leads Efforts to Protect Tribal Children and Elders from Domestic Violence

Issues: Equality & Opportunity, Tribes, Women's Issues

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted today to pass a bipartisan long-term Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization and protect tribal children and elders from domestic violence.

Apr 4, 2019

Chairs DeFazio and Larsen Announce Rep. Sharice Davids Will Serve as Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation

Issues: Transportation & Infrastructure

Washington, D.C. — Today, Chair of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation Rick Larsen (D-WA) announced Rep. Sharice Davids (D-KS) will serve as Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation in the 116th Congress. The Subcommittee on Aviation has jurisdiction over all aspects of civil aviation, including safety, infrastructure, labor, and international issues.

Apr 3, 2019

Rep. Larsen Opposes Administration’s Efforts to Take Away People’s Health Care

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted today to oppose the administration’s efforts to strike down the Affordable Care Act and remove protections for people with pre-existing conditions.

Apr 3, 2019

Congressman Larsen: NATO at 70: Strategic advantages of NATO at home and abroad

Congressman Larsen published the below Op-Ed in The Hill on the strategic advantages of NATO at home and abroad.

Apr 3, 2019

Chairs DeFazio and Larsen Applaud FAA Announcement Ordering a Third-Party Review into Boeing 737 MAX

Issues: Transportation & Infrastructure

Washington, D.C. – Following the announcement from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today that it will establish a Joint Authorities Technical Review (JATR) as part of its certification of the Boeing 737 MAX, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation Rick Larsen (D-WA) released the following statements:

Apr 2, 2019

As Part of Investigation into Boeing 737 MAX Certification Process, Committee Sends Records Requests to FAA, Boeing

Issues: Transportation & Infrastructure

Washington, DC- Today, the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure sent letters to both the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing to request records related to the certification of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The records and responses will help further the Committee’s investigation.

Apr 1, 2019

Larsen Invites Constituents to Friday Harbor Community Coffee

FRIDAY HARBOR, WA— Constituents of Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) are invited to meet with the Congressman at a community coffee at The Bean Cafe in Friday Harbor on Saturday, April 6.

Mar 29, 2019

Larsen, LaHood Return from U.S.-China Working Group Trip to China

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressmen Rick Larsen (D-WA) and Darin LaHood (R-IL), co-chairs of the U.S.-Working Group (USCWG), led a bipartisan Congressional delegation trip to China over the last week. The six-member delegation returned to Washington this week after traveling to Hong Kong, Beijing, and Hangzhou to engage with high-level Chinese and U.S. officials, as well as American businesses operating in China. Upon returning from the trip, they released the following statements.

Mar 28, 2019

Rep. Larsen Opposes President Trump’s Transgender Military Service Ban

Issues: Equality & Opportunity, Supporting Northwest Washington's Naval Bases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted today to oppose the President’s ban on transgender troops in the military.

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