Press Releases

Sep 30, 2016

National & International Drone Industry Leaders, Larsen, Meet

WASHINGTON D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the Ranking Member on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, met this week with the Small UAV (unmanned aerial vehicles) Coalition and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) to discuss opportunities and challenges in the drone industry.

Sep 28, 2016

Congress Lifts Ban on In Vitro Fertilization Services for Veterans Wounded in the Line of Duty in Annual Spending Bill

Issues: 114th Congress Accomplishments, Fighting for Workers, Budget, Health Care, Jobs Labor and the Economy, Social Services, Veterans, Women's Issues

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced that a provision to overturn a 1992 ban on in vitro fertilization (IVF) services for veterans is on its way...

Sep 28, 2016

$451 Million for Puget Sound Protection, Restoration is Approved by House Following Larsen-Led Effort

Issues: 114th Congress Accomplishments, Environment

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced that the House has approved an effort he led to boost Puget Sound protection and restoration...

Sep 28, 2016

Larsen Statement on the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after voting against the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act:

Sep 27, 2016

Veterans Hired by the FAA Will Now Receive New Paid Sick Leave Benefits Under Larsen-LoBiondo Bill

Issues: 114th Congress Accomplishments, Fighting for Workers, Equality & Opportunity, Health Care, Jobs Labor and the Economy, Social Services, Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) today announced that their bipartisan bill – which aims to expand paid sick leave benefits recently made available by the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act....

Sep 26, 2016

Larsen Honors Burlington Shooting Victims, Families & Law Enforcement Officials in U.S. House Floor Speech

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to honor the five individuals who were shot and killed in Burlington, WA last Friday as well as their families and law enforcement officials:

Sep 24, 2016

Larsen Statement on Burlington Shooting

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement regarding the shooting that took place at the Cascade Mall in Burlington, WA last night:

Sep 23, 2016

On 20th Anniversary of Arctic Council, Larsen, Young Call on U.S. to ‘Fulfill its Responsibilities as an Arctic Nation’

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Don Young (R-AK) this week introduced a House Resolution to mark the 20th anniversary of the Arctic Council and to express support for the Council’s work.

Sep 22, 2016

Larsen, Members of the WA Delegation, Throw Support Behind Grant Application to Expand Apprenticeships in Washington State

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Representatives Rick Larsen (WA-02), Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03), Dan Newhouse (WA-04), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Jim McDermott (WA-07)...

Sep 22, 2016

Larsen Statement on World Trade Organization Ruling Against European Union

WASHINGTON, D.C.—In a call with U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Froman, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today applauded a new trade enforcement action at the World Trade Organization (WTO)...

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