Full Name
The Honorable Rick Larsen
Job Title
Ranking Member
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (D-WA-2)
Speaker Bio
Rick Larsen represents Washington state’s Second Congressional District, which includes portions of Snohomish County and all of Skagit, Whatcom, Island and San Juan counties in Northwest Washington. Rick is a leader on transportation, aviation, trade and U.S.- China relations. As the lead Democrat (or Ranking Member) on the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, Rick is focused on making bold, long-term investments in the nation’s infrastructure to create jobs, drive economic growth, and build a cleaner, greener, safer and more accessible transportation network. A member of the New Democrat Coalition, Rick is a strong advocate for pro- growth policies that support innovation, job creation and a strong economic foundation. The Second District is home to Boeing’s largest manufacturing facility, as well as small and medium sized businesses that support 747s, 767s, 777s, 787s and the Air Force KC-46 refueling tanker. The Second District is home to Naval Station Everett and Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, which are vital to the region’s economy and national security. Northwest Washington is one of the most beautiful areas of the country, and Rick is committed to protecting natural resources for recreation and tourism, a major economic driver. Larsen is a leader in preserving public lands, restoring salmon habitat and combating climate change through investments in clean energy and sustainable infrastructure. Rick was born in Arlington, WA, and attended Arlington Public Schools. Rick and his wife, Tiia, live in Everett and are the proud parents of two sons, Robert and Per. Committee Leadership Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure (Ranking Member) Caucus Leadership U.S.-China Working Group (Founder and Co-Chair) Arctic Working Group (Founder and Co-Chair) Estuary Caucus (Founder and Co-Chair) Friends of New Zealand Caucus (Co-Chair) Friends of Norway Caucus (Co-Chair) Singapore Caucus (Co-Chair) Soccer Caucus (Co-Chair).
The Honorable Rick Larsen