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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
General Nov. 4, 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: Energy & Gas Prices
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Economy & Jobs
Issue Position: Fighting Meth and Keeping our Communities Safe
Issue Position: Healthcare
Issue Position: Strengthening Our National Defense
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Transportation
Aug. 14, 2014 Larsen: Washington D.C. Education Standards Are Out of Touch with Washington State Schools
Aug. 11, 2014 Rep. Larsen, Mayor Conard, Commissioner Price Johnson Call on Navy to Allow More Public Input on EA-18G Environmental Impact Study
Aug. 11, 2014 Larsen: Air Strikes Necessary to Protect Religious Minorities, U.S. Interests
Aug. 8, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Implement Crowdfunding Rules
Aug. 6, 2014 ICYMI: "The United States Needs to Turn its Attention to the Arctic Ocean"
Aug. 5, 2014 Congressional Arctic Working Group Will Help Better Coordinate and Advance U.S. Arctic Policy
Aug. 1, 2014 Larsen Votes to Support Funding for Israel's Iron Dome
Aug. 1, 2014 Larsen: Republican Message to Young Immigrants: Talk to the Hand
July 31, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation - Better Investments in Rail Crossings
July 30, 2014 VA Bill Makes Progress Toward Helping Vets Access Education, Timely Health Care, Larsen Says
July 28, 2014 Larsen: Suing the President Fails the American People
July 23, 2014 Less Talk, More Action Needed on U.S. Arctic Policy
July 23, 2014 Larsen: DOT Crude by Rail Rules Must Translate into Safety
July 22, 2014 Letter to Walter Cruickshank, Acting Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management - Oil and Gas Leasing Program Concerns
July 18, 2014 DelBene, Larsen Praise EPA's Action to Protect Bristol Bay Fishery
July 16, 2014 Larsen: New Arctic Representative is Good News For U.S. Arctic Policy
July 15, 2014 Larsen Supports Highway Trust Fund Patch, Pushes for Long-Term Solution
July 15, 2014 Larsen on NTSB Report about Skagit River Bridge Collapse: Safety is Everyone's Responsibility
July 15, 2014 Larsen Supports Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United
July 10, 2014 Larsen: Mukilteo Ferry Terminal Improvements Will Keep NW Economy Moving
July 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Larsen Calls on President Obama to Make Chemical Facilities Safer
July 10, 2014 Larsen Supports Bill to Undo Hobby Lobby Decision
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
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