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Rick Larsen's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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: Announced, 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
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 29, 2014 Larsen Votes for Farm Bill That Aids Northwest Farmers, Continues Vital Food Assistance
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 7, 2014 We Need to Raise the Minimum Wage to Increase Economic Opportunity
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Sept. 20, 2013 Larsen Announces Nearly $4 Million for Affordable Housing and Economic Development in Snohomish County
Sept. 19, 2013 Larsen Votes to Preserve Vital Food Aid for Families in Northwest Washington
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
May 22, 2013 Larsen, DelBene Highlight Northwest Washington Jobs Progress, Call on Congress to Take Bipartisan Action to Accelerate Job Gains
Dec. 2, 2012 Bellingham Herald - Painful Choices Must be Made Before U.S. Economy Falls Off the Fiscal Cliff
Aug. 1, 2012 Residential and Commuter Toll Fairness Act of 2011
April 5, 2012 Larsen Announces Grants to Expand Affordable Housing for Families in Bellingham and Mount Vernon
Dec. 22, 2011 Larsen: Failure to Extend Unemployment Insurance Would Harm Northwest Washington Economy
Dec. 19, 2011 Larsen: Irresponsible Republicans Should Stop Blocking Bipartisan Deal to Protect Medicare, Assist the Unemployed and Provide Tax Relief to the Middle Class
March 29, 2011 House Fails to Pass Larsen Amendment to Help Servicemembers Keep Their Homes
July 22, 2010 Small Manufacturers Export Initiatives
July 22, 2010 Larsen Votes to Extend Unemployment Insurance for Jobless Americans
Nov. 5, 2009 Larsen Supports Extension Of Homebuyer Tax Credit And Jobless Benefits
Nov. 21, 2008 Larsen: Extension of Unemployment Benefits an Important Step Forward, More Action Needed to Create Jobs, Help Economy Recover
Sept. 26, 2008 House Passes 2nd Economic Stimulus Package
May 14, 2008 Larsen Backs Farm Bill, Praises Strong Investments in Northwest Washington Specialty Crops and Food Aid for Hungry Families
Nov. 14, 2007 Larsen Votes to Strengthen Head Start, Help More Kids Succeed in School
June 5, 2007 Recognizing Hunger Awareness Day
Feb. 16, 2007 Larsen Applauds Passage of Small Business Tax Cuts
July 29, 2006 Larsen: Americans Deserve Clean Minimum Wage Increase
March 6, 2006 Rep. Tierney Calls for CSBG Program Funding
Feb. 1, 2006 Larsen Opposes Irresponsible Budget Cuts for the Third Time
Nov. 10, 2005 Republicans Can't Get Votes for Bad Budget Bill
Oct. 28, 2005 Larsen Stands Up For Washington's Hungry Families, Assails Massive Cuts to Food Stamp Program
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Social Services
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