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Rick Larsen's Public Statements

Full Name: Richard 'Rick' Ray Larsen
Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Tiia; 2 Children: Robert, Per
Birth Date: 06/15/1965
Birth Place: Arlington, WA
Home City: Lake Stevens, WA
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Healthcare
Issue Position: Strengthening Our National Defense
Issue Position: Economy & Jobs
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Energy & Gas Prices
Issue Position: Fighting Meth and Keeping our Communities Safe
July 10, 2014 Larsen: Mukilteo Ferry Terminal Improvements Will Keep NW Economy Moving
July 10, 2014 Larsen Supports Bill to Undo Hobby Lobby Decision
July 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Larsen Calls on President Obama to Make Chemical Facilities Safer
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 9, 2014 Larsen Votes for Stronger Job Training and Opportunity
July 3, 2014 VA Policy Fix Moves Forward After Constituent Letter to Larsen
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
June 26, 2014 Larsen and Young: Kids Deserve Healthy Meals All Year
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 26, 2014 Letter to Paul Zukunft, Coast Guard Commandant - Reactivate Polar Sea
June 24, 2014 Larsen: Time for Congress to Reauthorize EX-IM Bank
June 24, 2014 Larsen Cosponsors EX-IM Bank Reauthorization
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 20, 2014 Larsen: Defense Funding Bill Supports NW Priorities
June 19, 2014 Larsen Sponsors Bill to Make College More Affordable
June 19, 2014 Larsen Time for New Leadership at CSB
June 18, 2014 Hearing of the Aviation Subcommittee of the House Transportation & Infrastructure - Airport Financing and Development
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 4, 2014 Larsen: Navy P-8A Decision Great for NASWI, National Security
June 2, 2014 Letter to Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Campaign Finance Decisions
May 30, 2014 Larsen Statement on Shinseki Resignation
May 29, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hearsling, Chairman of the Committee on Financial Services and Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the Committee on Finacial Services--Larsen Calls for Hearing on Bereaved Borrowers' Bill of Rights
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 28, 2014 Larsen Applauds Puget Sound Region's Designation to New Commerce Department Initiative
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 28, 2014 Larsen Statement on President Obama's Plan to Withdraw from Afghanistan
May 26, 2014 Larsen Statement on Ukrainian Presidential Election
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 22, 2014 Larsen Votes to Reform NSA Surveillance
May 22, 2014 Larsen Supports NW Priorities in Defense Spending Bill
May 20, 2014 Larsen: China Must Play Fair
May 20, 2014 Larsen Supports Bill Strengthening NW Ports
May 19, 2014 GAO: U.S. Can Do Better on Arctic Policy
May 15, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers and Ken Calvert, Chairmen of the Committee on Appropriations, and Nita M. Lowe amd Jim Moran, Ranking Members of the Committee on Appropriations
May 12, 2014 Larsen Supports Bill to Improve Detention Center Conditions
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 9, 2014 House Democrats Introduce Bill to End Automatic Default Rules on Student Loans
May 9, 2014 Larsen Statement on R&D Tax Credit Proposal
May 9, 2014 Larsen Introduces Bill to Protect Bereaved Student Borrowers
May 8, 2014 Larsen Statement on Republican Committee on Benghazi Attacks
May 8, 2014 Shea-Porter Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Calling on FDA to Protect Small Businesses and Small Farmers
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