Press Releases

Jan 24, 2019

Larsen to Serve as Chair of Aviation Subcommittee

Issues: Transportation & Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) was elected by his colleagues as the Chair of the House Subcommittee on Aviation, which has jurisdiction over all aspects of civil aviation and oversees the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Jan 24, 2019

Chairman DeFazio, Rep. Larsen Respond to Reported Drone Incident at Newark Airport

Issues: Transportation & Infrastructure

Washington, DC- Today, Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and senior member of the committee Representative Rick Larsen (D-WA), responded to news that Newark Liberty International Airport was forced to halt all air traffic after two pilots reported seeing a drone flying nearby.

Jan 23, 2019

Chairman DeFazio, Rep. Larsen Respond to Reported Drone Incident at Newark Airport

Issues: Transportation & Infrastructure

Washington, DC- Today, Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and senior member of the committee Representative Rick Larsen (D-WA), responded to news that Newark Liberty International Airport was forced to halt all air traffic after two pilots reported seeing a drone flying nearby.

Jan 23, 2019

Rep. Larsen Statement in Support of TSA Employees & Flight Attendants

Issues: Fighting for Workers, Transportation & Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Larsen issued the below statement in support of the Transportation Security Administration officers and air traffic controllers who held a rally at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to call for an end to the partial government shutdown.

Jan 17, 2019

Larsen Invites Constituents to Town Talk in Marysville on Partial Government Shutdown & Restoring Government Accountability

MARYSVILLE, WA—Constituents of Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) are invited to join the Congressman at a town talk in Marysville on the impacts of the partial government shutdown on Washington state and to discuss restoring government accountability.

Jan 17, 2019

Larsen-Veasey Bill Fights Voter Discrimination

Issues: Equality & Opportunity

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Marc Veasey (TX-33) today introduced the America Votes Act to allow voters arriving at polls without the identification required by their state to submit a sworn, written statement affirming their identity.

Jan 16, 2019

Larsen Invites Constituents to Town Talk in Mountlake Terrace on Partial Government Shutdown & Restoring Government Accountability

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, WA—Constituents of Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) are invited to join the Congressman at a town talk in Mountlake Terrace on the impacts of the partial government shutdown on Washington state and to discuss restoring government accountability.

Jan 15, 2019

Larsen Condemns Trump’s Threats against NATO

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to a report in The New York Times that President Trump has discussed pulling the United States out of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO):

Jan 15, 2019

Larsen Votes to Reopen the Government, Put Americans Back to Work

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted for the seventh time to end the partial government shutdown and put Americans back to work.

Jan 15, 2019

Larsen Condemns White Nationalism and White Supremacy

Issues: Equality & Opportunity

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement after voting for a resolution rejecting white nationalism and white supremacy. The vote comes after reports Rep. Steve King (IA-04) made comments questioning why white supremacy and white nationalism language is offensive.

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