Press Releases

Jun 13, 2018

Larsen Statement on Successful 2026 FIFA World Cup Bid for North America

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today issued the below statement after successfully bringing the 2026 FIFA World Cup to North America.

Jun 6, 2018

Larsen Supports Water Resources Development Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement ahead of voting for the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018.

Jun 6, 2018

Larsen Statement on Higher Premiums in Washington State

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement on Washington state insurance companies’ proposed premium increases for 2019.

May 24, 2018

Larsen Statement on House Passage of National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement following his vote in support of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 351-66.

May 24, 2018

Larsen Introduces Bill for Online Workforce Training

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today introduced legislation to fill a critical gap in workforce training opportunities through online workforce training grants.

May 22, 2018

Larsen Votes to Improve Small Business and Rural Community Lending

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement after voting for S.2155, to provide regulatory relief for Washington state’s community banks and local credit unions, and encourage a better banking experience for Washingtonians.

May 18, 2018

Larsen Opposes Farm Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement ahead of voting against the Farm Bill, which would negatively impact Washington’s Second Congressional District:

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.

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