Press Releases

Nov 3, 2017

Larsen: Republicans Ignore Tax Reform, Cut Taxes for the Wealthy

WASHINGTON – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the following statement today after House Republicans unveiled their tax package.

Nov 2, 2017

Larsen Invites Constituents To Mukilteo ‘Community Coffee’

MUKILTEO, WA—Constituents of Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) are invited to meet with the Congressman at a “community coffee” event at Sydney Bakery and Wine Bar in Mukilteo on Sunday, November 12th.

Nov 1, 2017

Larsen Encourages Washingtonians to Get Covered

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) announced the start of open enrollment today, encouraging Washingtonians to sign up for health insurance for 2018 under the Affordable Care Act.

Oct 31, 2017

Larsen to President Trump: Robust Federal Funding Needed to Address Opioid Epidemic

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) called on President Trump to work with Congress to allocate new, robust federal funding to address the opioid epidemic and implement evidence-based policies to effectively safeguard public health.

Oct 31, 2017

Larsen Statement on Special Counsel Indictments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) released the following statement today on federal indictments against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business partner Rick Gates:

Oct 26, 2017

Larsen & LaHood Statement on China’s 19th Party Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Darin LaHood (IL-18), co-chairs of the U.S.-China Working Group, today released the following statement following the conclusion of China’s 19th Party Congress:

Oct 25, 2017

Larsen Statement on Trump Administration’s Drone Pilot Program

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the top-Ranking Democrat on the House Aviation Subcommittee, issued the following statement today regarding the administration’s announcement of an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program.

Oct 24, 2017

House Passes Larsen, Rice, Donovan, Reichert Bill to Reauthorize Expedited Business Travel Program for Pacific Rim Countries

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. House of Representatives last night passed S. 504, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2017, which is identical to bipartisan legislation introduced in the House this year by Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02), Kathleen Rice (NY-04), Dan Donovan (NY-11), and Dave Reichert (WA-08). The legislation permanently reauthorizes the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Travel Card (ABTC) program, which provides access to fast-track immigration lanes at airports for travelers who conduct verified business in the APEC region.

Oct 23, 2017

Larsen Wraps Up Six Veterans Forums

Issues: Veterans

OAK HARBOR, WA—On Saturday, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) wrapped up his sixth Veterans Forum of October – events he has held in San Juan, Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom and Island counties.

Oct 12, 2017

Larsen Statement on Dan O'Neal

Issues: Transportation & Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today marked the passing of Dan O’Neal, a key figure at The Greenbrier Companies and a national leader on transportation issues.