Press Releases

Jul 10, 2019

Larsen Announces 2019 Congressional App Challenge

Issues: Education

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced the launch of the 2019 Congressional App Challenge.

Jul 10, 2019

Chairs DeFazio, Larsen, Vice Chair Davids, Ranking Member Davis, Rep. Ferguson Introduce Bipartisan Fair and Open Skies Act

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

Washington, DC- Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation Rick Larsen (D-WA), Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation Sharice Davids (D-KS), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Rodney Davis (R-IL), and Congressman Drew Ferguson (R-GA) introduced bipartisan legislation to prohibit the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) from issuing a foreign air carrier permit for U.S. operations to an airline that exploits a “flag of convenience” to avoid the regulations of its home country, or otherwise undermines labor standards.

Jul 8, 2019

New Democrat Coalition Urges Ambassador Lighthizer to Resolve Outstanding Issues

Washington, DC – Today, New Democrat Coalition Chair Derek Kilmer, Vice-Chair for Policy Suzan DelBene, and NDC Trade Task Force Co-Chairs Ron Kind, Rick Larsen, Gregory Meeks, and Lizzie Fletcher sent a letter to Ambassador Robert Lighthizer urging him to continue working with NDC and the Speaker’s Working Group to resolve the outstanding issues that must be addressed for a successful, bipartisan passage of the updated North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Jul 2, 2019

Committee Leaders Express Concerns over FAA Remote ID Rule Delay

Issues: Transportation & Infrastructure

Washington, DC – Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO), Chair of the Aviation Subcommittee Rick Larsen (D-WA), and Ranking Member Garret Graves (R-LA) sent a letter to Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Elaine Chao, Acting Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Daniel Elwell, and Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Russell Vought expressing concerns with the delay in the FAA’s issuing of a rule requiring remote identification for unmanned aircraft systems, or drones.

Jun 26, 2019

Helping James Address His Medicare Claim: Larsen Releases Third ‘Share Your Story’ Casework Profile

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) released the third in a recurring series of posts to highlight people across Washington’s Second District the office has assisted with casework.

Jun 20, 2019

Larsen Invites Constituents to Coupeville Community Coffee

COUPEVILLE, WA— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) invites constituents to meet him at a Community Coffee on Saturday, June 29.

Jun 19, 2019

Larsen Invites Constituents to Burlington Community Coffee

BURLINGTON, WA— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) invites constituents to meet him at a Community Coffee on Sunday, June 30.

Jun 19, 2019

Chair Larsen Opening Statement at Aviation Subcommittee Hearing on the “Status of the Boeing 737 MAX: Stakeholder Perspectives” As Delivered

Issues: Transportation & Infrastructure

Chair Larsen Opening Statement at Aviation Subcommittee Hearing on the “Status of the Boeing 737 MAX: Stakeholder Perspectives” As Delivered

Jun 17, 2019

ICYMI: Why Aviation & Aerospace Companies Should Choose Washington

Issues: Jobs and the Economy, Transportation & Infrastructure

Read Rep. Larsen and Washington Commerce Director Dr. Lisa Brown's piece in the Everett Herald

Jun 14, 2019

House Aviation Subcommittee Chair Larsen to Attend International Paris Air Show

Issues: Transportation & Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – From June 16–18, Chair of the House Aviation Subcommittee Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) will travel to the International Paris Air Show, the world’s premiere aircraft exposition event.

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