Larsen holds telephone town hall Dec. 11 to talk job creation, health care and immigration reform
U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen will conduct a telephone town hall for residents of the state's 2nd Congressional District on Wednesday, Dec. 11. Larsen will discuss his efforts to support job creation in Northwest Washington, the Affordable Care Act and his continuing work to pass comprehensive immigration reform.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Spend money on needed Arctic icebreakers to assert U.S. interests
Epic changes in the Arctic climate and landscape are seemingly unstoppable. Environmentalists concerned about what comes next should rally support for new U.S. Coast Guard icebreakers.
South Whidbey Record
Congressman Larsen Votes to Protect Small Businesses' Job-Creating Innovation
News release - Congressman Rick Larsen, a Second District Democrat, today voted to pass the Innovation Act, a bill that would crack down on entities that abuse the patent system to make money from other people's innovations.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Guest: U.S. will lose race across the Arctic Sea without more icebreakers
A half-century after racing the Russians to the moon, the U.S. is barely suiting up in the international race to secure interests in the Arctic.
Congress still skeptical on Iran deal
The Obama administration encountered bipartisan skepticism Wednesday as it sought to sell Congress on its nuclear deal with Iran and ward off new sanctions.
NBAA Welcomes Key House Committee Passage of Legislation Addressing FAA Sleep Apnea Rule
The National Business Aviation Association thanked a key U.S. House of Representatives panel for approving legislation that would compel the Federal Aviation Administration to follow established rulemaking processes before implementing a new requirement that some pilots be screened for obstructive sleep apnea prior to receiving a medical ... (more)
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Committee Leaders Urge DOT Secretary to Protect U.S. Aviation from EU Emissions Trading Scheme
Bipartisan leaders of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Aviation Subcommittee today wrote to Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx urging him to protect U.S. aircraft operators from unfairly being subjected to a European Union aviation emissions cap and trade system while a global plan to reduce emissions ... (more)
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Let the Bids Begin - EAA Holiday Auction Starts Friday
November 21, 2013 - Acting swiftly on the heels of major opposition to a recently announced FAA aeromedical policy on obstructive sleep apnea , a bipartisan bill was introduced today in the House of Representatives that would require the measure to undergo a formal rulemaking process with an opportunity for public comment before being implemented.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
The Lake Stevens Journal Online
Workforce Snohomish announces grand opening of The Serve Center
The Serve Center, located at WorkSource Everett at the Everett Station provided through Workforce Snohomish's partnership with The City of Everett, is designed to meet the needs of the 60,000 veterans, military members, and their families in Snohomish County.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
San Juan Islander
Larsen Supports Measure to Increase Benefits for Veterans
U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, supported a bill to give a 1.5 percent increase in veterans benefits.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
South Whidbey Record
Congressman visits Goosefoot businesses
On a short stop in Bayview, U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen visited with business owners at the Bayview Cash Store on Friday.