Press Releases

Jul 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after an international tribunal’s landmark decision which concluded that China’s claim over waters in the South China Sea has no legal basis.

Jun 13, 2016 Press Release

Action takes aim at Chinese export duties which disadvantage U.S. aerospace industry

Feb 22, 2016 Press Release

PEORIA, IL—Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced today that he will now serve as co-chair of the U.S.-China Working Group (USCWG) alongside of Congressmen Rick Larsen (WA-2).  Founded in 2005 and composed of members of Congress, this bi-partisan group seeks to build and strengthen diplomatic relations between the U.S. and China.

Sep 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, today praised the joint announcement from President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping to expand the efforts of both countries to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Larsen has pointed to the two countries’ joint efforts to combat climate change as a critical precursor to a successful U.N. climate agreement in Paris in December.

Nov 20, 2014 Press Release

APEC Summit Advanced Agreements Between U.S. and China to Reduce Trade and Travel Barriers

Jul 9, 2013 Press Release
Apr 16, 2015
WASHINGTON—Today, members of the Washington state congressional delegation invited Chinese President Xi Jinping to include Washington state as part of his first official state visit to the United States later this year. In extending the invitation, the members emphasized the importance of the relationship between China and Washington state.