Press Releases

Jul 8, 2016

Bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Earns Larsen’s Support

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today voted in support of the bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, legislation that makes critical reforms to address the nation’s opioid epidemic.

Jun 30, 2016

Larsen Tours Newly Opened WorkSource Lynnwood

LYNNWOOD, WA—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today toured WorkSource Lynnwood – a newly opened one-stop-shop for job seekers.

Jun 29, 2016

At Glasair Aviation, Larsen Meets Student Winners of General Aviation Manufacturers Association’s ‘Build a Plane’ Challenge

ARLINGTON, WA—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today met the winning team of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association’s “Build a Plane Challenge” and toured the Glasair Aviation facility.

Jun 27, 2016

Larsen: Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt Decision is A ‘Bright Spot in an Era Where Women’s Reproductive Rights Have Increasingly Fallen Under Attack’

Issues: Health Care, Women's Issues

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court’s 5-3 decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, which struck down a Texas state law which has forced more than half of the state’s women’s health providers to close:

Jun 27, 2016

Mukilteo Student & Winner of 2016 Congressional Art Competition Meets Larsen

Issues: Education

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today congratulated Ohnshim Kim, a high school student from Mukilteo who recently won the Second Congressional District’s Congressional Art Competition. Kim won top honors for her charcoal drawing entitled “A Walk,” which is currently on display in the U.S. Capitol Building and will remain there for one year.

Jun 24, 2016

Larsen ‘Deeply Disappointed’ by United States v. Texas Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court’s 4-4 decision on United States v. Texas, which left a lower court order on the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans Program in place:

Jun 23, 2016

After Four Year Fight & Final Push from Larsen, House Votes to Lift Ban on In Vitro Fertilization Services for Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member on the House Armed Services Committee, today announced that after a four year effort to expand reproductive services for veterans a provision to overturn a ban on in vitro fertilization (IVF) services for veterans has passed the House as part of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs conference report. The conference report will now be considered by the Senate.

Jun 22, 2016

Larsen Statement on House Sit-in

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after more than 100 U.S. Representatives and Senators held a sit-in on the House floor to demand action on gun violence prevention:

Jun 21, 2016

Larsen: Small Drone Rule is ‘An Important First Step in Establishing Rules of the Road’

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the Ranking Member on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, today released the following statement after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced its final rule regarding the use of small unmanned aircraft systems for commercial, scientific, public safety and other non-recreational uses:

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