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Rick Larsen's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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
July 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Larsen Calls on President Obama to Make Chemical Facilities Safer
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
June 20, 2014 Larsen: Defense Funding Bill Supports NW Priorities
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 22, 2014 Larsen Votes to Reform NSA Surveillance
May 20, 2014 Larsen: China Must Play Fair
May 19, 2014 GAO: U.S. Can Do Better on Arctic Policy
May 8, 2014 Larsen Statement on Republican Committee on Benghazi Attacks
May 2, 2014 Larsen Statement on CSB's Final Report on Anacortes Tesoro Tragedy
April 30, 2014 Sensenbrenner and Larsen Introduce Bill to Establish Arctic Ambassador
April 25, 2014 Larsen: Another Step Finished in Bringing P-8As to Whidbey Island
April 22, 2014 Northwest Congressional Delegation, Snohomish County Executive Announce First FEMA Public Assistance Payment of $7.5 Million for SR530 Flooding and Landslide Response and Recovery Efforts
April 22, 2014 Larsen Statement on President Obama's Visit to the 530 Mudslide
April 10, 2014 Larsen Applauds PSRC Support for SR 530 Slide Recovery
April 10, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, United States Department of Agriculture Secretary - Secretarial Disaster Designation for Snohomish County
April 4, 2014 Snohomish Co. Delegation Statement on IRS Tax Extension for Families Affected by Landslide
April 2, 2014 Snohomish Co. Delegation Statement on Major Disaster Declaration Issued by President Obama
April 2, 2014 University for Supporting Oso and Darrington Communities
April 1, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Trans Pacific Partnership and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 28, 2014 Snohomish Co. Delegation Statement on Expansion of Federal Aid for Oso Mudslide Response
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Landslide Aid Request
March 24, 2014 Northwest Washington Delegation Applauds Emergency Federal Assistance for Snohomish County Mudslide
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Rafael Moure-Eraso, Chairman of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board - Public Meeting in Anacortes on Tesoro Tragedy Report
Jan. 30, 2014 Larsen Reacts to Federal Investigative Report on 2010 Refinery Explosion in Anacortes
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Rafael Moure-Eraso, Chairman US Chemical Safety Board
Jan. 17, 2014 Larsen Statement on President Obama's Proposed Surveillance Reforms
Oct. 30, 2013 Larsen Signs on to Bipartisan Surveillance Reform Bill That Includes His Transparency Reform Proposal
Aug. 20, 2013 Congress Must Address Surveillance Reform
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, Ranking Member of House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence- Greater Accountability, Transparency and Limitation of Surveillance Programs
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 24, 2013 Larsen: Congress Must End NSA's Sweeping Collection of Americans' Data
July 18, 2013 Larsen Bill Would Increase Transparency of Government's Electronic Data Surveillance
April 23, 2013 Letter to Rafael Moure-Eraso, Chairman of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board - Tesoro Explosion Investigation
Dec. 20, 2012 Conference Report H.R. 4310, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
June 28, 2012 Hearing of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - "A Review of the Delays and Problems Associated with TSA's Transportation Worker Identification Credential"
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
April 26, 2012 Larsen Statement on Vote for Cyber Security Legislation
March 11, 2012 Larsen Statement on Incident in Afghanistan
Feb. 28, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 15, 2011 Larsen, Murray: Navy Confirms Intention to Base P-8A Poseidons on Whidbey Island
Nov. 9, 2011 Letter to W. Craig Fugate, Administrator Federal Emergency Management Agency
June 21, 2011 Blog: Larsen: It is Time for a Change in Afghanistan
April 13, 2011 Larsen Leads Hearing on Improving and Streamlining Coast Guard Acquisition Program
April 12, 2011 Letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
March 10, 2011 Letter to Pete King, U.S. Representative, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman - Homegrown Terrorism
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