Press Releases

Mar 1, 2018

Larsen Leads Washington Delegation Letter to House Leadership Advocating for DACA Program

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) led a letter on February 27th to Senate and House leadership advocating for a long-term solution for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in Washington state. Reps. Smith (WA-09), DelBene (WA-01), Heck (WA-10), Kilmer (WA-06) and Jayapal (WA-07) also joined the letter.

Mar 1, 2018

Larsen, Davis Lead Bipartisan Letter Increasing School Safety Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today announced they are leading a bipartisan letter requesting $150 million, more than nine times the amount that has ever been appropriated, for Secure Our Schools grants, to be included in next month’s funding bill. Secure Our Schools grants go to state and local governments to help increase safety measures in schools. Reps. Larsen and Davis made the following statement on their efforts:

Feb 28, 2018

Larsen Invites Constituents To Sedro-Woolley ‘Community Coffee’

SEDRO-WOOLLEY, WA—Constituents of Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) are invited to meet with the Congressman at a “community coffee” event at The Woolley Market in Sedro-Woolley on Saturday, March 3.

Feb 27, 2018

Larsen Statement on Human Trafficking Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the following statement after voting yes on a bill that will hold online platforms accountable for publishing content that might help to facilitate human trafficking.

Feb 15, 2018

Larsen Statement on Protecting the Nation’s Railways

In today’s House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Material hearing, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) joined his colleagues to advocate for legislation protecting the nation’s railways. Last December, the Amtrak Cascades 501 train was on its inaugural trip from Seattle to Portland when it derailed near DuPont Washington, killing three and injuring 62 passengers and crewmembers.

Feb 13, 2018

Larsen Statement on Infrastructure Plan

Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the following statement on the Administration’s Infrastructure Plan.

Feb 13, 2018

Congressman Larsen Advocates for Earlier STEM Education

Issues: Education

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) continued his commitment to building the future workforce by voting for legislation that aims to increase science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in early childhood education.

Feb 8, 2018

Larsen Statement on the 2018 Budget Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the following statement ahead of voting for the budget agreement in the U.S. House of Representatives:

Feb 7, 2018

Larsen Votes to Strengthen Cybersecurity Aid to Ukraine

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to pass a bill to strengthen Ukrainian cybersecurity.

Feb 7, 2018

Larsen Recognizes National Career and Technical Education Month

Issues: Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) joined his House colleagues in introducing a resolution recognizing February as National Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month.