Press Releases

Oct 3, 2018

Larsen Spearheads Letter Calling on Boeing to Respect Machinists Union Vote in South Carolina

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) led a letter from 177 members of Congress to Boeing Company and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) calling on the two to work together in respecting the decision of the flight technicians in South Carolina who voted to join the IAMAW union earlier this year.

Oct 1, 2018

New Democrat Coalition Trade Leaders’ Statement on NAFTA Agreement

Washington, DC – Today, New Democrat Coalition Chair Jim Himes (CT-04); New Democrat Coalition Trade Task Force Co-Chairs Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05); and Ways & Means Committee Members Ron Kind (WI-03), Suzan DelBene (WA-01), and Terri Sewell (AL-07) released the following statement on the announced agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement:

Sep 26, 2018

Larsen Secures Appropriations Funding to Support Local Priorities

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement after voting for the Fiscal Year 2019 Defense and Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations bill.

Sep 26, 2018

Larsen’s Long-Term FAA Reauthorization Bill Passes House

Issues: 115th Congress Accomplishments, Transportation & Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the top Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, applauded the passage of the long-term, five-year Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill, H.R. 302.

Sep 13, 2018

Larsen Applauds Passage of America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement on the passage of America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018.

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

Issues: 115th Congress Accomplishments, Supporting Northwest Washington's Naval Bases, Veterans

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).

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