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Rick Larsen's Public Statements on Issue: Energy

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
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: Energy & Gas Prices
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - The Bonneville Power Administration Must Remain Independent
July 12, 2013 Bellingham Herald - Alaskan Pebble Mine Proposal Endangers Fisheries, Washington Economy
July 9, 2013 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chairmam Frelinghuysen and Ranking Member Kaptur - Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Funding
April 2, 2013 Letter to U.S. Chemical Safety Board Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso - Tesoro Explosion
Feb. 6, 2013 Larsen Statement on Nomination of Sally Jewell to Lead Interior Department
June 8, 2012 Letter to Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy - Memorandum for Power Marketing Administrators
Nov. 2, 2011 Larsen Seeks Ways to Ensure Oil Spill Cleanup Trust Fund Can Handle Future Spills
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
July 15, 2011 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
June 23, 2011 Bipartisan Letter Urges Renewable Energy Incentives for Non-Profits
May 11, 2011 Larsen Votes Against Legislation that Abandons Offshore Drilling Safety Precautions
Feb. 15, 2011 Larsen Pushes to Protect Funding to Secure Loose Nuclear Materials
Feb. 11, 2011 Larsen Pushes Need to Protect Oil Spill Prevention and Response From Budget Cuts
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
July 29, 2010 Letter to former CEO of BP, Mr. Hayward
July 1, 2010 Larsen Votes to Strengthen Oil Spill Pollution and Response Laws
June 16, 2010 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
May 7, 2010 Larsen Votes To Create Jobs, Save Consumers Money With Home Star Legislation
Sept. 30, 2009 Larsen Applauds Federal Support For Whatcom County Anaerobic Digester
June 26, 2009 Larsen: Energy Bill Builds Clean Energy Economy, Creates Jobs In Northwest Washington
June 10, 2009 Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2010 And 2011
May 21, 2009 Hearing of the Strategic Forces Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee - Fiscal Year 2010 National Defense Authorization Budget Request for National Security Space and Missile Defense Programs
Feb. 13, 2009 Economic Recovery Package Clears House on Way to President Obama's Desk
Sept. 18, 2008 Larsen Votes to Curb Excessive Energy Speculation
Sept. 17, 2008 Larsen Applauds House Passage of Comprehensive Energy Bill
Aug. 28, 2008 Larsen Applauds Federal Funding for Skagit County Anaerobic Digester
July 24, 2008 Larsen Votes to Tap Strategic Petroleum Reserve, Help Bring Down Gas Prices
July 17, 2008 Larsen Votes to Help Get Gas Prices Under Control, Make Oil Producers "Use or Lose" Land they Have Already Leased
June 27, 2008 Larsen Delivers for Skagit GI, Swinomish Dredging in House Funding Bill
Dec. 18, 2007 Larsen Votes for First Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Increase in 32 Years, President Expected to Sign it
Nov. 6, 2007 House Passes Energy Bill, Historic Increase in Fuel Efficiency for Cars and Trucks
July 20, 2007 Larsen Secures $125,000 for Bellingham Technical College to Train Energy Workers for Family Wage Jobs in Northwest Washington
July 17, 2007 House Passes Larsen Appropriation of $500,000 for Skagit River GI
July 13, 2007 Larsen Statement on Snohomish County PUD's Successful Enron Settlement
May 25, 2006 Larsen Applauds Conviction of Enron Executives
May 24, 2006 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2007
May 16, 2006 Cantwell, Northwest Delegation Call for Final Approval of Legislation Halting Administration's Energy Rate Hike Plan
Feb. 10, 2006 Larsen Opposes BPA Rate Hikes
Oct. 7, 2005 Larsen Opposes Misguided Energy Bill
July 28, 2005 Larsen Helps Send Blow to Enron
April 21, 2005 Larsen: Republican Energy Bill Dangerous and from the Dark Ages
March 1, 2005 Larsen Urges Northwest Energy Community to Keep Intalco Alive
Feb. 7, 2005 Larsen Pledges Fight Against BPA Rate Increase
Aug. 18, 2004 Larsen Encouraged by BPA Plan to Cut Energy Rates
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Energy
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Energy
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