Press Releases

Apr 3, 2019

Rep. Larsen Opposes Administration’s Efforts to Take Away People’s Health Care

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted today to oppose the administration’s efforts to strike down the Affordable Care Act and remove protections for people with pre-existing conditions.

Apr 3, 2019

Congressman Larsen: NATO at 70: Strategic advantages of NATO at home and abroad

Congressman Larsen published the below Op-Ed in The Hill on the strategic advantages of NATO at home and abroad.

Apr 3, 2019

Chairs DeFazio and Larsen Applaud FAA Announcement Ordering a Third-Party Review into Boeing 737 MAX

Issues: Transportation & Infrastructure

Washington, D.C. – Following the announcement from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today that it will establish a Joint Authorities Technical Review (JATR) as part of its certification of the Boeing 737 MAX, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation Rick Larsen (D-WA) released the following statements:

Apr 2, 2019

As Part of Investigation into Boeing 737 MAX Certification Process, Committee Sends Records Requests to FAA, Boeing

Issues: Transportation & Infrastructure

Washington, DC- Today, the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure sent letters to both the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing to request records related to the certification of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The records and responses will help further the Committee’s investigation.

Apr 1, 2019

Larsen Invites Constituents to Friday Harbor Community Coffee

FRIDAY HARBOR, WA— Constituents of Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) are invited to meet with the Congressman at a community coffee at The Bean Cafe in Friday Harbor on Saturday, April 6.

Mar 29, 2019

Larsen, LaHood Return from U.S.-China Working Group Trip to China

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressmen Rick Larsen (D-WA) and Darin LaHood (R-IL), co-chairs of the U.S.-Working Group (USCWG), led a bipartisan Congressional delegation trip to China over the last week. The six-member delegation returned to Washington this week after traveling to Hong Kong, Beijing, and Hangzhou to engage with high-level Chinese and U.S. officials, as well as American businesses operating in China. Upon returning from the trip, they released the following statements.

Mar 28, 2019

Rep. Larsen Opposes President Trump’s Transgender Military Service Ban

Issues: Equality & Opportunity, Supporting Northwest Washington's Naval Bases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted today to oppose the President’s ban on transgender troops in the military.

Mar 27, 2019

Rep. Larsen Votes to Ensure Women Receive Equal Pay for Equal Work

Issues: Equality & Opportunity, Jobs and the Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted today to ensure women are paid based on their skills and experience, not their gender.

Mar 27, 2019

Rep. Larsen Votes to Support Efforts to Combat Climate Change at U.S. Coast Guard Facilities

Issues: Transportation & Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted today to direct the United States Coast Guard to submit a report on the vulnerabilities of Coast Guard installations and requirements from climate change over the next 20 years. Larsen voted on the bill during a House Transportation and Infrastructure Full Committee markup.

Mar 26, 2019

Rep. Larsen Votes to Overturn President Trump’s Veto of Bill to Terminate National Emergency Declaration

Issues: Supporting Northwest Washington's Naval Bases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted today to overturn the President’s veto of legislation to terminate the national emergency declaration.

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