Congressman Rick Larsen meets with Edmonds CC student leaders

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen met with members of the Associated Students of Edmonds Community College Board Monday to discuss issues facing students. Congressman Larsen represents the 2nd District, which includes Lynnwood. The board advocates for college, local, state and national issues that directly affect students’ educational opportunities and access to those opportunities. The board also…

Rep. Larsen discusses impeachment, I-976, legislative achievements at town hall event

Community members filled the interim Mountlake Terrace City Hall chambers last weekend to join U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen in discussing topics ranging from international to local that affect the 2nd Congressional District, which includes Mountlake Terrace and Lynnwood. Larsen kicked off the discussion by addressing the impeachment charges against President Donald Trump. Though Larsen was…

Reminder: Larsen invites constituents to community coffee Jan. 11

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen invites constituents to meet him at a community coffee from 10:30 to noon this Saturday, Jan. 11 at interim Mountlake Terrace City Hall, 6100 219th St. S.W. Larsen represents the 2nd Congressional District, which includes Mountlake Terrace and Lynnwood. The coffee is an opportunity for Larsen to hear directly from constituents…

U.S. Census Bureau now recruiting for 2020 census takers in Snohomish County

The U.S. Census Bureau is now recruiting hundreds of temporary census takers in Snohomish County to follow up with those who have not yet responded to the 2020 Census. The pay rate is $18.50 per hour and applications can be made online at 2020census.gov/jobs.  The primary purpose of what the bureau calls a “nonresponse followup operation” is…

State extends unemployment safety net to help federal workers impacted by shutdown

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee and Employment Security Department Commissioner Suzi LeVine Thursday announced an emergency rule allowing federal workers working without pay to receive unemployment benefits. Workers can learn how to apply here. The Employment Security Department has posted data about the estimated number of workers impacted by county, including estimates of lost wages by…

Partial government shutdown is bad for Washington state, Rep. Rick Larsen says

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, who represents Washington’s 2nd District that includes Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace, issued a statement Saturday regarding the impacts a partial government shutdown will have on Washington state communities. “A partial government shutdown is bad for Washington state,” Larsen said. “The childish games played by President Trump and Republicans in Congress will…

Paine Field TSA hiring event in Lynnwood Nov 7-8

A hiring event for Transportation Security Administration jobs at the Paine Field airport is set for this Wednesday, Nov. 7 and Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Lynnwood WorkSource office. People interested can come in between 2-4 p.m. both days to talk with TSA and get application assistance. The address is 18009 Highway 99 Suite A, …