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Rick Larsen's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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: Strengthening Our National Defense
Issue Position: Iraq
June 20, 2014 Larsen: Defense Funding Bill Supports NW Priorities
June 4, 2014 Larsen: Navy P-8A Decision Great for NASWI, National Security
May 28, 2014 Larsen Statement on President Obama's Plan to Withdraw from Afghanistan
May 22, 2014 Larsen Supports NW Priorities in Defense Spending Bill
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
April 1, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Trans Pacific Partnership and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Jan. 28, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Importance of 11 Carrier Fleet
Dec. 12, 2013 Larsen Secures Job-Creating and Security-Enhancing Measures in Defense Bill
Oct. 30, 2013 Larsen Signs on to Bipartisan Surveillance Reform Bill That Includes His Transparency Reform Proposal
Sept. 23, 2013 A Message from Rick: The Situation in Syria
Sept. 6, 2013 A Message from Rick: The Situation in Syria
June 14, 2013 Larsen Secures Priorities in House-Passed Defense Bill
June 13, 2013 Larsen Votes to Accelerate Withdrawal in Afghanistan, End Possibility of Indefinite Detention for those Captured on U.S. Soil
June 5, 2013 Larsen Highlights Priorities for Northwest Washington in Defense Bill
May 3, 2013 Larsen Announces Major Navy Commitments to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island and Naval Station Everett
April 12, 2013 Larsen: Air Force Upholding Full Commitment on Everett-Built KC-46A Tanker
April 10, 2013 Larsen: Navy Intends to Make $127 Million Job-Creating Investment at NAS Whidbey Island
Dec. 20, 2012 Conference Report H.R. 4310, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Dec. 20, 2012 Larsen Statement on Vote for National Defense Authorization Act
Dec. 20, 2012 Larsen, Shuster Achieve Bipartisan Defense Reforms to Help Small Businesses
Nov. 14, 2012 Murray, Larsen Applaud Navy Consideration of Navy Air Station Whidbey Island
Oct. 9, 2012 In Seattle, Cantwell, Larsen Urge House to Save Polar Sea Icebreaker
May 31, 2012 Larsen Votes for Bill with More than $6 Million in Investment for Naval Air Station Whidbey Island
May 18, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 18, 2012 Larsen Votes to Ensure Due Process, End Mandatory Military Detention
May 18, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 18, 2012 Larsen Votes Against Defense Bill that Sets Irresponsible Defense Strategy
May 18, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 17, 2012 Letter to Michael B. Donley, U.S. Air Force Secretary
May 16, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 16, 2012 Larsen Calls for Vote to Protect Civil Liberties, Prevent Indefinite Detention in Defense Bill
April 26, 2012 Larsen Statement on Vote for Cyber Security Legislation
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
March 20, 2012 Panel on Business Challenges Within the Defense Industry Releases Final Report on Doing Business with DOD
March 11, 2012 Larsen Statement on Incident in Afghanistan
Jan. 5, 2012 Larsen: Defense Strategy Review's Focus on Asia-Pacific Good for Nation and Northwest Washington
Dec. 15, 2011 Larsen, Murray: Navy Confirms Intention to Base P-8A Poseidons on Whidbey Island
Dec. 14, 2011 Letter to Michael B. Donley, Secretary of the Air Force
Nov. 16, 2011 Larsen: U.S.-Australia Defense Partnership Good for Both Nations
Nov. 15, 2011 Larsen Calls for Throwing Kickback Cronies into the Penalty Box
Sept. 12, 2011 Armed Services Committee Leadership Announces Bipartisan Defense Business Panel
June 21, 2011 Blog: Larsen: It is Time for a Change in Afghanistan
May 26, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
May 3, 2011 Congressman Releases Statment on Death of Osama bin Laden
May 2, 2011 Statement on Death of Osama bin Laden
March 23, 2011 Larsen Statement on Air Force Tanker Announcement
March 15, 2011 Larsen Pushes Administration and International Community to Combat Piracy
March 10, 2011 Letter to Pete King, U.S. Representative, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman - Homegrown Terrorism
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