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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
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
May 6, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of he Office of Management and Budget--Larsen, Washington State Delegation Urge Quick Action on Crude-by-Rail Rule
April 25, 2014 Larsen Continues Work to Ensure Safe Transport of Crude Oil by Rail
Feb. 21, 2014 Larsen: New Crude-By-Rail Safety Initiative a Good Step, But Still Need Stronger Federal Action
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx Secretary U.S. Department of Transportation - Federal Government Must Act Quickly to Protect Communities Following Crude Oil Train Incidents
Aug. 30, 2012 Letter to Secretaries Napolitano, LaHood and Chu
April 26, 2012 Letter to Chairman Mica and Chairman LoBiondo, of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
April 19, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
Dec. 12, 2011 Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011
May 11, 2011 Larsen Votes Against Legislation that Abandons Offshore Drilling Safety Precautions
Feb. 11, 2011 Larsen Pushes Need to Protect Oil Spill Prevention and Response From Budget Cuts
July 30, 2010 Larsen Votes to Respond to Crisis in Gulf, Increase Oil Rig Safety
June 17, 2010 Letter to Chairman Oberstar and Chairman Cummings
May 27, 2010 US Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen Briefs Larsen and Other Members of Congress on BP Oil Spill
April 21, 2010 House Passes Larsen Resolution To Honor The Victims Of The Tesoro Refinery Fire
April 21, 2010 Expressing Condolences For Victims Of Tesoro Refinery Fire In Anacortes, Washington
Sept. 16, 2009 Larsen Votes To Invest In Next Generation Cars And Trucks
Sept. 11, 2008 House Sends Highway Trust Fund Fix to President's Desk
April 16, 2008 Letter to Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Re: Release of U.S. Filmmakers
April 1, 2008 Larsen Calls for Additional Economic Stimulus Package; Urges Congress to Take Action to Help People Keep Their Homes
July 19, 2006 Rep. Larsen Pushes Pipeline Safety Forward with Passage of Amendment
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