Larsen Pushes Back Against Proposal to ‘Decimate’ Federal Resources for Puget Sound, NOAA

— from Douglas Wagoner, Rep. Larsen’s Office — Congressman: ‘I will use every tool at my disposal to oppose these slash and burn cuts’ Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after reports that President Donald Trump plans to gut Environmental Protection Agency funding for Puget Sound by … Continue reading

Inslee Statement on Congressional Proposal to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

— from Governor Inslee’s Communications Office — “The proposed legislation in Congress to repeal Obamacare is not the direction we should be going to meet our country’s health care needs. It will not improve the health or well-being of millions of people who have gained coverage through the Affordable Care Act. … Continue reading

New Bipartisan Congressional Caucus Formed to Support Nation’s Estuaries

— from  Douglas Wagoner — Reps. Rick Larsen (D-WA), Bill Posey (R-FL), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) have founded and will serve as co-chairs of the Congressional Estuary Caucus in the 115th Congress. The new caucus will give the nation’s estuaries a stronger voice and presence in Congress … Continue reading

Marine Lecture Series Highlights “A Sea of Glass”

Tuesday, March 14, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Emmanuel Parish Hall — from Jean M Lyle — Anyone who has ever stood before the work of 19th-century father-son glassmaking duo Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka will understand how their exquisite pieces inspire obsessions that can span years. The Blaschkas lived in landlocked … Continue reading