Press Releases

Sep 12, 2017

Larsen Statement on Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement on H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017:

Sep 8, 2017

Larsen & Murray Introduce Bill to Improve Transportation Services for Rural Veterans

Issues: Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) joined Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) and Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) to introduce bipartisan, bicameral legislation to help rural veterans get to and from their medical appointments more easily.

Sep 7, 2017

GAO Report Finds FAA’s Implementation of NextGen is On Budget, ATC Privatization May Jeopardize Modernization Efforts

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the top-ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, and Peter DeFazio (D-OR), the top-ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, today...

Sep 4, 2017

Larsen Statement on Trump Administration Decision to End DACA

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after reports that President Trump decided to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, with a six-month delay in enforcement.

Aug 30, 2017

Larsen, Washington Democrats, Urge Immediate Action to Protect Native Salmon from Fish Farm Fiasco

Issues: Environment

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02), Adam Smith (WA-09), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Denny Heck (WA-10), Suzan DelBene (WA-01) along with U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA)

Aug 24, 2017

Larsen Statement on Speaker Ryan’s Boeing Speech

EVERETT, WA—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the top-ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, today released the following statement after Speaker Paul Ryan delivered a speech at Boeing’s Everett facility.

Aug 9, 2017

Larsen Announces 2017 Congressional App Challenge & Hackathon

Issues: Education

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced the launch of the 2017 Congressional App Challenge & Hackathon – an opportunity for students to learn key computer science skills by creating their own original applications.

Aug 7, 2017

Larsen Announces Nearly $500,000 Grant Headed to Burlington’s Viva Farms

Issues: Agriculture

SKAGIT COUNTY, WA—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced that Viva Farms in Burlington has been awarded a $488,758 Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Jul 14, 2017

Resources for Local Communities, Reducing Government Waste & Improving Nuclear Oversight Among Larsen-backed Measures Included in House-Passed Defense Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced that provisions he successfully secured in June to support local military bases, reduce government waste, and boost nuclear oversight passed the U.S. House on a 344-81 vote as part of the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018.

Jul 12, 2017

Larsen Invites Constituents To Skagit County ‘Community Coffee’

SKAGIT COUNTY, WA—Constituents of Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) are invited to meet with the Congressman at a “community coffee” event in Burlington on Sunday, July 16th.

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