Press Releases

Dec 20, 2017

Larsen Applauds Passage of $750 Million Grants Programs to Assist Firefighters and Emergency First Responders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the United States Fire Administration, AFG, and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017 (H.R. 4661). The bill authorizes $750 million for both the Assistance to Firefights Grant (AFG) awards and Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) programs.

Dec 19, 2017

Larsen Votes Against Republican Tax Conference Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after voting against the Republican tax conference report.

Dec 19, 2017

Larsen: Writing a National Security Strategy is Good; Acting Strategically is Better

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, responded to President Trump’s National Security Strategy, which was released today.

Nov 15, 2017

Defense Policy Bill Includes Larsen Provisions to Support Military Communities, Strengthen National Security

WASHINGTON, D.C.— On Tuesday, the U.S. House voted 356-70 to approve the Conference Report for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018.

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: