Press Releases

Oct 2, 2017

In Wake of Tragedy, Larsen Asks Community to Offer Strength, Courage & Healing to Las Vegas

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today reacted following the mass shooting in Las Vegas:

Sep 28, 2017

Larsen, DeFazio on House Passage of a Six-Month FAA Extension

Issues: Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the top-Ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, Peter DeFazio (OR-04), the top-Ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, today reacted after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a short-term, six-month Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) extension.

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

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...

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