Press Releases

Jan 16, 2019

Larsen Invites Constituents to Town Talk in Mountlake Terrace on Partial Government Shutdown & Restoring Government Accountability

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, WA—Constituents of Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) are invited to join the Congressman at a town talk in Mountlake Terrace on the impacts of the partial government shutdown on Washington state and to discuss restoring government accountability.

Jan 15, 2019

Larsen Condemns Trump’s Threats against NATO

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to a report in The New York Times that President Trump has discussed pulling the United States out of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO):

Jan 15, 2019

Larsen Votes to Reopen the Government, Put Americans Back to Work

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted for the seventh time to end the partial government shutdown and put Americans back to work.

Jan 15, 2019

Larsen Condemns White Nationalism and White Supremacy

Issues: Equality & Opportunity

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement after voting for a resolution rejecting white nationalism and white supremacy. The vote comes after reports Rep. Steve King (IA-04) made comments questioning why white supremacy and white nationalism language is offensive.

Jan 15, 2019

Larsen: This Shutdown is Rippling Throughout the Aviation Economy

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

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) joined the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) and federal employees including air traffic controllers and other aviation workforce personnel to call on President Trump to end the shutdown and put Americans back to work. Larsen also highlighted the impacts of the shutdown on the U.S. aviation system.

Jan 11, 2019

Larsen to Hold Town Hall on Shutdown Impacts on Washington’s Second District

WHATCOM COUNTY, WA— On Sunday, January 13, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) invites constituents to join him for a town hall to discuss the impacts of the partial government shutdown on Washington’s Second District.

Jan 11, 2019

Larsen Votes to Guarantee Back Pay to Federal Employees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted today to ensure back pay for all furloughed federal employees.

Jan 11, 2019

Larsen Votes to Reopen Key Federal Agencies to Support National Parks and Environment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted today to reopen key federal agencies to support Washington state’s National Parks and environment. Larsen voted in support of the Fiscal Year 2019 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.

Jan 10, 2019

Larsen Votes to Reopen Key Federal Agencies to Support Local Transportation Projects, Homeowners & Agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted today to reopen key federal agencies to support local transportation projects and help ensure people can stay in their homes. Larsen voted in support of two appropriations bills, the Fiscal Year 2019 Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) appropriations bill and the Fiscal Year 2019 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.

Jan 9, 2019

Larsen Votes to Reopen Key Federal Agencies to Support Local Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted today to reopen key federal agencies to support local small businesses. Larsen voted in support of the Fiscal Year 2019 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill.

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