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Rick Larsen's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
July 3, 2014 VA Policy Fix Moves Forward After Constituent Letter to Larsen
May 30, 2014 Larsen Statement on Shinseki Resignation
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
April 30, 2014 Larsen Votes to Improve Veterans' Access to Health Care
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Informational Technology, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Leverage Meaningful Use Program to Reduce Health Disparities
Feb. 11, 2014 Medical Certification Requirements for Airmen and Air Traffic Controllers Relating to Sleep Disorders
Feb. 11, 2014 LoBiondo, Larsen Applaud House Passage of Their Sleep Apnea Legislation to Ensure Safety of the Skies
Dec. 18, 2013 Larsen Praises Federal Decision to Limit Coal Dust From Trains
April 22, 2013 Letter to John Culberson, Chair, and Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans' Affairs and Related Agencies
Aug. 23, 2012 The Political Junkie - Interview with Rick Larsen
June 28, 2012 Larsen Statement on Supreme Court's Decision to Uphold the Affordable Care Act
April 27, 2012 Larsen: Republican Proposal to Pay for Student Loans is Another Politically Motivated Attack that Hurts Women
March 14, 2012 Larsen, Women's Health Leaders Discuss Recent Attacks on Women's Health Care
Dec. 23, 2011 Larsen: Vote to Extend Unemployment Benefits, Protect Seniors' Access to Health Care and Continue Middle Class Tax Relief a Victory for All Americans
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
April 13, 2011 Health Care Leaders Express Concerns About Impact of Medicare Vouchers on Seniors' Health Care
Feb. 8, 2011 Larsen Supports Repealing Burdensome Reporting Requirements in Health Care Law to Help Small Businesses
Jan. 19, 2011 Larsen Votes Against Repeal of Health Care Law
Jan. 19, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
July 29, 2010 Larsen Statement on Army's Health Promotion, Risk Reduction, Suicide Prevention Report
July 29, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Global Fund to Fight AIDS
June 10, 2010 Larsen Plan to Fight Childhood Hunger Included in Child Nutrition Legislation
March 21, 2010 Rep. Larsen Votes For Historic Health Care Reform Legislation
March 18, 2010 Larsen Supports Affordable Health Care Reform For Families And Small Businesses
Nov. 7, 2009 Larsen Votes For Historic Health Care Reform Bill
Nov. 4, 2009 Larsen Announces Support For Affordable Health Care For America Act
Oct. 29, 2009 Larsen Statement On Introduction Of New House Health Care Reform Legislation
Sept. 9, 2009 Larsen Statement On President Obama's Address To A Joint Session Of Congress
Aug. 11, 2009 Op-Ed: Health Reform Needs To Happen, The Status Quo Is Unacceptable
July 28, 2009 Larsen: We Are One Step Closer To Health Care Reform That Works For Washington State
July 13, 2009 Reforming Health Care: Larsen Pushes Fair Deal For Washington State
June 19, 2009 Larsen: "Reforming Health Care Can Increase Incomes And Decrease The Deficit"
May 13, 2009 Hearing Of The House Armed Services Committee - Department Of Defense Budget Request For Fiscal Year 2010
April 29, 2009 Larsen Statement On H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu)
Feb. 4, 2009 House Passes Children's Health Care Bill Including Washington State Funding Fix
June 24, 2008 Larsen Votes to Stop Medicare Payment Cut, Preserve Access to Health Care for Northwest Washington Seniors and Military Families
March 5, 2008 Larsen Votes for Historic Mental Health Parity Legislation
Oct. 25, 2007 Larsen Votes for Revised Bill to Deliver Health Care to 10 Million Kids
Oct. 3, 2007 Larsen: President Makes Wrong Choice by Vetoing Health Care for Millions of Kids
Sept. 25, 2007 Larsen Votes to Deliver Health Care to Over 50,000 More Kids in Washington State
Aug. 1, 2007 House Health Care Bill Delivers for Northwest Washington Kids and Seniors
July 25, 2007 Larsen Pushes for Education, Research on "Meth Mouth" to Help Fight Meth Epidemic
July 19, 2007 Larsen Secures $275,000 for Skagit Valley Hospital Cancer Care Center
March 8, 2007 Larsen to Kiley and Pentagon Brass: "Disastrous and Horrendous Failure of Leadership"
Sept. 7, 2006 Larsen Introduces Transportation Legislation to Assist Rural Veterans
May 3, 2006 Authorizing Use of Capitol Grounds for District of Columbia Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run
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