Press Releases

Jan 11, 2019

Larsen to Hold Town Hall on Shutdown Impacts on Washington’s Second District

WHATCOM COUNTY, WA— On Sunday, January 13, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) invites constituents to join him for a town hall to discuss the impacts of the partial government shutdown on Washington’s Second District.

Jan 11, 2019

Larsen Votes to Guarantee Back Pay to Federal Employees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted today to ensure back pay for all furloughed federal employees.

Jan 11, 2019

Larsen Votes to Reopen Key Federal Agencies to Support National Parks and Environment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted today to reopen key federal agencies to support Washington state’s National Parks and environment. Larsen voted in support of the Fiscal Year 2019 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.

Jan 10, 2019

Larsen Votes to Reopen Key Federal Agencies to Support Local Transportation Projects, Homeowners & Agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted today to reopen key federal agencies to support local transportation projects and help ensure people can stay in their homes. Larsen voted in support of two appropriations bills, the Fiscal Year 2019 Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) appropriations bill and the Fiscal Year 2019 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.

Jan 9, 2019

Larsen Votes to Reopen Key Federal Agencies to Support Local Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted today to reopen key federal agencies to support local small businesses. Larsen voted in support of the Fiscal Year 2019 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill.

Jan 9, 2019

Larsen Applauds Washington State Proposal Creating a Public Health Care Option

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement in response to Gov. Jay Inslee’s proposal to create a public insurance option in Washington state.

Jan 9, 2019

Larsen Letter to Navy on the Shutdown and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Comment Period

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Larsen sent the below letter to Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer urging the Navy to fulfill its commitment to not sign a Record of Decision on Growler operations until receiving and addressing comments from the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) despite the unanticipated delay caused by the partial government shutdown.

Jan 4, 2019

Larsen Supports H.R. 1, the For The People Act

Issues: Equality & Opportunity

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today cosponsored H.R. 1, the For The People Act, a bill to return power back to the people.

Jan 3, 2019

Coast Guard Gives Green Light to Dakota Creek Industries after Larsen Fix Signed into Law

Issues: Fighting for Workers, Jobs and the Economy, Transportation & Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today applauded the findings of the U.S. Coast Guard that Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) did not knowingly violate the Jones Act in the construction of the America’s Finest, clearing the way to preserve hundreds of jobs at DCI in Anacortes.

Dec 22, 2018

Partial Government Shutdown Will Hurt Washington Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the below statement regarding the impacts a partial government shutdown will have on Washington state communities.

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