Press Releases

Sep 5, 2018

Larsen, Castro, Wagner Introduce Bipartisan Measure to Promote International Commerce

WASHINGTON D.C.—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence; Congresswoman Ann Wagner (MO-02), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Financial Services Committee; and Congressman Rick Larsen (WA-02), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and House Armed Services Committee, today introduced the Global Small Business Network Act which would support the establishment of small business development centers internationally and promote international commerce.

Sep 5, 2018

Larsen Announces 2018 Congressional App Challenge

Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced the launch of the 2018 Congressional App Challenge, an application competition for middle and high school students.

Jul 26, 2018

Larsen Statement on Final Passage of National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after voting for the Conference Report for the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Jul 24, 2018

Larsen Bill to Facilitate New Zealand Trade and Investment in the U.S. Passes House

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the Chair of the Friends of New Zealand Caucus, issued the below statement on the House passage of the Knowledgeable Innovators and Worthy Investors (KIWI) Act.

Jul 19, 2018

Larsen: On Immigration, House Republicans Offer No Real Solutions

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the following statement after voting present on House Resolution 990, a politically-driven messaging opportunity regarding U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Jul 17, 2018

DelBene and Larsen Introduce Legislation to Invest in Small Fruit Research

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA-01) and Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) introduced legislation that would amend the Specialty Crop Research Initiative to provide $2.5 million annually to support research for berry and grape crops.

Jul 17, 2018

Larsen Blasts Trump-Putin Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s meeting with President Putin in Helsinki on July 16.

Jul 13, 2018

Larsen: Trump Should Cancel Summit with Putin

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement in advance of President Trump’s planned meeting with President Putin in Helsinki on July 16.

Jul 12, 2018

FORTY-FOUR FOREIGN AFFAIRS & ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE DEMOCRATS RELEASE STATEMENT ON TRUMP MEETINGS WITH NATO AND PUTIN

WASHINGTON—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) joined House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Eliot Engel (D-NY), House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA), and 41 other Democrats from the Armed Services and Foreign Affairs Committees on the following statement on President Trump’s attendance at the NATO Summit and his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Jul 11, 2018

Larsen: Trump message at NATO Summit must be “commitment to European allies”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement on the meeting of heads of state and government at the 2018 NATO Summit.

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