Cosponsor the Ensuring Sound Military and Intelligence Advice Act

  From: The Honorable Rick Larsen Sent By: jonathan.golden@mail.house.gov Date: 1/31/2017 Dear Colleague: Our national security should not be politicized. A few days ago, President Trump promoted Chief Strategist Steve Bannon to the important Principals Committee on the National Security Council and demoted the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and the Director […]

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Hong Kong: A Critical Juncture (v. 2)

  From: The Honorable Rick Larsen Sent By: katy.nazaretova@mail.house.gov Date: 1/27/2017 Dear Colleague: As Co-Chairs of the US-China Working Group we wanted to flag the below invite for you.  The invite is for a discussion on Hong Kong. The event will take place this Monday, January 30th from 12:00 pm- 1:30 pm at the US-Asia […]

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Hong Kong: A Critical Juncture

From: The Honorable Rick Larsen Sent By: terra.sabag@mail.house.gov Date: 1/26/2017 Dear Colleague: As Co-Chairs of the US-China Working Group we wanted to flag the below invite for you.  The invite is for a discussion on Hong Kong. The event will take place this Monday, January 30th from 12:00 pm- 1:30 pm at the US-Asia Institute. […]

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Congressional Arctic Working Group Briefing – Development in the Arctic

From: The Honorable Rick Larsen Sent By: kim.conrad@mail.house.gov Date: 12/2/2016 Dear Colleague: Please join us for a briefing on development in the Arctic region. The Northwest Passage is a significantly shorter route through the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. With commercial shipping increasing and new potential for economic opportunities, the Government Accountability Office has found significant […]

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Classified Members Meeting on the Security Concerns in the Indo-Asia Pacific

  From: The Honorable Rick Larsen Sent By: Terra.sabag@mail.house.gov Date: 11/14/2016 Members Meeting on the Security Concerns in the Indo-Asia Pacific Co-chairs of the US-China Working Group cordially invite Members to attend a classified briefing with ADM. Harris about the security concerns in the Indo-Asia Pacific. Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr.; COMMANDER, U.S. PACIFIC COMMAND: […]

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Members Meeting on the Security Situation in the Asia Pacific and TPP

From: The Honorable Rick Larsen Sent By: katy.nazaretova@mail.house.gov Date: 11/4/2016   Co-chairs of the US-China Working Group cordially invite Members to attend a classified briefing with ADM. Harris about the security situation in the Asia Pacific and Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).   Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr.; COMMANDER, U.S. PACIFIC COMMAND: Harris was promoted to Admiral […]

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Protect Grieving Students from Automatically Defaulting on their Private Loans

  From: The Honorable Rick Larsen Sent By: katy.nazaretova@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2542 Date: 10/18/2016 Cosponsor H.R. 2542, the Bereaved Borrowers’ Bill of Rights Endorsed by The American Association of Community Colleges and the American Council on Education Circumstances out of students’ control should not throw their financial and educational futures into question. According to the […]

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TODAY: Congressional Arctic Working Group Briefing–National Security in the Arctic

  From: The Honorable Rick Larsen Sent By: kim.conrad@mail.house.gov Date: 10/13/2016 Dear Colleague, The US is Chair of the Arctic Council—an intergovernmental body to promote international cooperation and advance Arctic issues—until 2017. Despite sometimes being overlooked, the Arctic matters for our national security, economic strength, and environmental health. The region remains a stable zone of […]

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Congressional Arctic Working Group Briefing: National Security in the Arctic (v. 2)

  From: The Honorable Rick Larsen Sent By: kim.conrad@mail.house.gov Date: 10/12/2016 Dear Colleague, The US is Chair of the Arctic Council—an intergovernmental body to promote international cooperation and advance Arctic issues—until 2017. Despite sometimes being overlooked, the Arctic matters for our national security, economic strength, and environmental health. The region remains a stable zone of […]

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Protect Grieving Students from Automatically Defaulting on their Private Loans (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Rick Larsen Sent By: katy.nazaretova@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2542 Date: 10/7/2016 Cosponsor H.R. 2542, the Bereaved Borrowers’ Bill of Rights Endorsed by The American Association of Community Colleges and the American Council on Education Circumstances out of students’ control should not throw their financial and educational futures into question. According to the Consumer […]

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