Press Releases

Sep 27, 2017

Larsen Statement on Graham-Cassidy Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after Senate Republicans announced that the Graham-Cassidy bill, also known as Trumpcare, does not have sufficient votes to pass the Senate before the September 30th deadline.

Sep 22, 2017

Larsen, Reichert, DelBene and Kind Lead Bipartisan Letter Urging President to Honor Korea-U.S. Trade Agreement

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), along with Reps. Reichert (WA-08), DelBene (WA-01) and Kind (WI-03), led a bipartisan coalition in calling on President Trump to continue honoring the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS).

Sep 19, 2017

Washington State Receives $900K SBA Grant to Boost Small Business Exports

OLYMPIA, WA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has awarded the Washington State Department of Commerce a sixth year of funding to help state small businesses grow through exporting. The $900,000 grant...

Sep 15, 2017

Larsen to Host Six Veterans Forums

Issues: Veterans

WASHINGTON—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) will host six Veterans Forums in San Juan, Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom and Island counties. The forums, which begin on October 15th, are opportunities for veterans to receive updates on legislation affecting them and get answers to questions about reforms at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), health care, job training and housing.

Sep 12, 2017

Larsen Statement on Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement on H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017:

Sep 8, 2017

Larsen & Murray Introduce Bill to Improve Transportation Services for Rural Veterans

Issues: Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) joined Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) and Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) to introduce bipartisan, bicameral legislation to help rural veterans get to and from their medical appointments more easily.

Sep 7, 2017

GAO Report Finds FAA’s Implementation of NextGen is On Budget, ATC Privatization May Jeopardize Modernization Efforts

Issues: Fighting for Workers, Jobs and the Economy, Transportation & Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the top-ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, and Peter DeFazio (D-OR), the top-ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, today...

Sep 4, 2017

Larsen Statement on Trump Administration Decision to End DACA

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after reports that President Trump decided to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, with a six-month delay in enforcement.

Aug 30, 2017

Larsen, Washington Democrats, Urge Immediate Action to Protect Native Salmon from Fish Farm Fiasco

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02), Adam Smith (WA-09), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Denny Heck (WA-10), Suzan DelBene (WA-01) along with U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA)