Press Releases

Jan 12, 2017

Larsen Launches Seven-Stop Affordable Care Act Tour Across Washington’s 2nd Congressional District

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced he is launching a seven-stop Affordable Care Act Tour of Washington’s 2nd Congressional District – holding a series of events to hear from constituents, hospital administrators...

Jan 6, 2017

Larsen, Murray & Cantwell Push Navy To Extend Environmental Impact Study Public Comment Period

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) along with U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA), are urging the Navy to extend by 30 days the ongoing public comment period for...

Jan 6, 2017

Larsen Urges Washingtonians to Share Affordable Care Act Stories

WASHINGTON, DC—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) is urging Washingtonians to share their stories about how the Affordable Care Act has helped them or someone they know. Individuals can share their stories at

Jan 4, 2017

Navy Presents Larsen with Highest Civilian Honor

WAHINGTON D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today was presented with the Distinguished Public Service Award, the Navy’s highest civilian honor.

Dec 21, 2016

Burlington-Edison High School Senior, Winner of 2016 Congressional App Challenge: ‘Coding can be challenging, but do it anyway. It can open doors.’

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced Burlington-Edison high school senior Alexandria Kissas won the 2016 Congressional App Challenge for Washington’s 2nd Congressional District.

Dec 20, 2016

Larsen Calls on President-Elect Trump to Reject Norwegian Air International, Protect American Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA) today led a bipartisan group of more than 100 Members of Congress in calling on President-elect Donald J. Trump to reverse a decision by the U.S. Department of Transportation to allow Norwegian Air International (NAI) to operate routes between the U.S. and Europe.

Dec 19, 2016

History Made: In Bipartisan Water Bill, Larsen Secures Largest-Ever Investment in Puget Sound Restoration

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced that President Obama has signed the bipartisan Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act – authorizing an effort he spearheaded to secure $451 million to help restore Puget Sound as part of the Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project.

Dec 13, 2016

The Olympic National Park Wilderness Will Be Renamed in Honor of Former Washington Governor and US Senator Dan Evans

Issues: Environment

Washington, D.C. –A bill honoring former Washington Governor and U.S. Senator Dan Evans passed the U.S. House of Representatives...

Dec 11, 2016

Larsen: $16.6 Billion Sales Agreement Between Boeing and Iran Air is “Good News for Washington State”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after Boeing announced signing a $16.6 billion sales agreement with Iran Air:

Dec 8, 2016

Larsen Statement on Short Term Funding Bill

Issues: Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after voting in favor of the Continuing Resolution, which, if agreed to by the Senate, would fund the federal government through April 28, 2017.