Press Releases

Apr 5, 2018

Larsen to Host Forum on Gun Violence

Issues: Education

EVERETT, WA— On Saturday, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) will host a forum on gun violence and school safety. The public event will include student speakers, Snohomish County Sheriff Office Captain Scott Parker, University of Washington School of Public Health Professor Frederick Rivara and Snohomish County NAACP Criminal Justice Chair Riall Johnson.

Mar 31, 2018

Larsen to Host Transportation & Infrastructure Roundtable Discussion Series

Issues: Transportation & Infrastructure

WASHINGTON-02, WA—Beginning April 3, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) will host a series of roundtable discussions on transportation and infrastructure issues impacting Washington’s Second Congressional District.

Mar 30, 2018

Larsen Calls on EPA to Maintain Clean Vehicle Emissions Standards

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the following statement ahead of announcements by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to roll back important clean vehicle emissions standards.

Mar 23, 2018

Larsen Votes in Support of Omnibus Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the following statement after voting for the fiscal year 2018 omnibus spending bill in the U.S. House of Representatives:

Mar 22, 2018

Larsen Statement on President Trump’s Tariffs against China

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today issued the below statement in response to the president’s announcement of $60 billion in tariffs against China:

Mar 20, 2018

Larsen Invites Constituents To Marysville Community Coffee

MARYSVILLE, WA—Constituents of Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) are invited to meet with the Congressman at a community coffee event at the Marysville YMCA in Marysville on Sunday, March 25.

Mar 14, 2018

Congressman Larsen Advocates for School Safety

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) continued his commitment to school safety by voting for legislation that supports school threat assessment teams, anonymous reporting systems for students and training to better identify signs of violence.

Mar 7, 2018

Remarks as Delivered by Congressman Rick Larsen at a Brookings Institution Event: “The end of U.S. engagement with China?”

Rep. Larsen delivered remarks at a Brookings Institution Event entitled "The end of U.S. engagement with China?"

Mar 1, 2018

Larsen Leads Washington Delegation Letter to House Leadership Advocating for DACA Program

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) led a letter on February 27th to Senate and House leadership advocating for a long-term solution for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in Washington state. Reps. Smith (WA-09), DelBene (WA-01), Heck (WA-10), Kilmer (WA-06) and Jayapal (WA-07) also joined the letter.

Mar 1, 2018

Larsen, Davis Lead Bipartisan Letter Increasing School Safety Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today announced they are leading a bipartisan letter requesting $150 million, more than nine times the amount that has ever been appropriated, for Secure Our Schools grants, to be included in next month’s funding bill. Secure Our Schools grants go to state and local governments to help increase safety measures in schools. Reps. Larsen and Davis made the following statement on their efforts: