Press Releases

May 10, 2018

Larsen Shapes National Defense Authorization Act to Support National Security, Servicemembers, and Military Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, helped shape the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Rep. Larsen successfully secured provisions to protect U.S. national security and support the women and men in the military and the Department of Defense civilian workforce.

May 8, 2018

Larsen Statement on Iran Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement the United States will re-impose sanctions and violate the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, an international agreement to prevent Iran from building a nuclear weapon.

May 1, 2018

Larsen, Estes Call for Full Acquisition of 18 Aerial Refueling Tankers

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Rep. Ron Estes (KS-04) led a letter to the House Armed Services Committee and the House Appropriations Committee Defense Subcommittee leadership requesting authorization and appropriations for the procurement of 18 KC-46A aerial refueling tankers in 2019.

Apr 27, 2018

Larsen Applauds House Passage of Long-Term FAA Reauthorization Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, 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.

Apr 26, 2018

Larsen Remarks on FAA Reauthorization Act

Issues: Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) spoke on the House Floor today in support of H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act. Below is a video and transcript of his remarks.

Apr 24, 2018

Larsen Statement in Support of Efforts to Bring 2026 FIFA World Cup to North America

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today issued the below statement in support of a House Resolution recognizing and supporting efforts to bring the 2026 FIFA World Cup to North America.

Apr 22, 2018

Larsen Statement on Passing of Former Rep. Al Swift

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) released the below statement on the passing of former Rep. Al Swift:

Apr 18, 2018

Larsen Continues Support for Jones Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) spoke on the House Floor today in continued support of the Jones Act. Below is a video and transcript of his remarks

Apr 17, 2018

Larsen Pushes to Permanently End Veterans Affairs Prohibition on In Vitro Fertilization

Issues: Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), submitted the following statement to the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing to continue to fund reproductive services for veterans as part of FY 2019 appropriations:

Apr 14, 2018

Larsen Statement on Syria Airstrikes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, today issued the below statement in response to last night’s airstrikes in Syria:

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