Press Releases

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.

Jul 18, 2019

Rep. Larsen: It is time to impeach Donald Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) came out for impeachment of Donald Trump.

Jul 17, 2019

Chair Larsen Opening Statement at Aviation Subcommittee Hearing on the "State of Aviation Safety"

Issues: Transportation & Infrastructure

Chair Larsen Opening Statement at Aviation Subcommittee Hearing on the “State of Aviation Safety” As Delivered July 17, 2019

Jul 12, 2019

Larsen Votes to Support Servicemembers, Military Families and Military Communities

Issues: Energy & Environment, Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today voted for the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Rep. Larsen successfully secured provisions to protect U.S. national security and support women and men in the military and their families.

Jul 11, 2019

DelBene and Larsen Introduce Bill Adding Mount Vernon Federal Court to Western District of Washington

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) and Congressman Rick Larsen (WA-02) introduced legislation that would add Mount Vernon as a place of holding court in the Western District of Washington, which would reduce travel distances for many Skagit, Island and Snohomish County residents who currently drive as far as Bellingham for federal court appearances.