Press Releases

Dec 21, 2018

Larsen Supports Historic Criminal Justice Reform Legislation

Issues: 115th Congress Accomplishments, Equality & Opportunity

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement after voting for the First Step Act, which makes significant changes to the federal criminal justice system:

Dec 21, 2018

Larsen Calls on House Leadership to Permanently Reauthorize LWCF

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi calling for Congress to pass legislation to permanently authorize and allocate mandatory funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) before the end of the 115th Congress.

Dec 21, 2018

Larsen Calls on President Trump to Step Up Efforts to Combat Ebola and Protect National Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) sent a letter to President Trump calling for the U.S. to combat the current outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The outbreak is already the second worst in history with more than 500 cases, including nearly 300 deaths.

Dec 20, 2018

After Months of Championing Lynnwood Link Extension in D.C., Murray, Cantwell, Larsen, and Jayapal Cheer Final Signature on the Project; Work on Long-Awaited Project Can Now Begin

Issues: 115th Congress Accomplishments, Jobs and the Economy, Transportation & Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Maria Cantwell (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, and U.S. Representatives Rick Larsen (D, WA-2nd), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and Pramila Jayapal (D, WA-7th) applauded the signing of the full funding grant agreement for the Lynnwood Link light rail extension following months of pressure from lawmakers urging U. S. Department of Transportation officials to follow Congressional direction and approve the grant.

Dec 13, 2018

Larsen Votes for Farm Bill to Address Hunger in Washington State and Support Local Farms

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement after voting for the Farm Bill, which would support Washington’s Second Congressional District:

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

Issues: Supporting Northwest Washington's Naval Bases

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

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