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Rick Larsen's Public Statements on Issue: Entitlements and the Safety Net

Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 2, Democratic
Date Title
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commisioner of the Social Security Administration - Same Sex Couples and Social Security Benefits
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Jan. 29, 2014 Larsen Votes for Farm Bill That Aids Northwest Farmers, Continues Vital Food Assistance
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 12, 2013 Larsen Supports Measure to Increase Benefits for Veterans
Nov. 1, 2013 Larsen Statement on the Retail Investor Protection Act
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
April 22, 2013 Letter to John Culberson, Chair, and Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans' Affairs and Related Agencies
March 12, 2013 Larsen: Budget Must Cut the Deficit while Investing in Foundation of Long-Term Economic Growth
Dec. 2, 2012 Bellingham Herald - Painful Choices Must be Made Before U.S. Economy Falls Off the Fiscal Cliff
Sept. 16, 2012 Medicare
July 17, 2012 The Bellingham Herald - Larsen Worked Across Party Lines for District Needs
June 28, 2012 Health Care
April 19, 2012 Larsen Assails $46 Billion Tax Giveaway to Millionaires, Calls for Tax Fairness
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
Nov. 21, 2011 Larsen: Super Committee Failure a Disappointment; Will Continue to Seek Real Deficit Reduction
Nov. 18, 2011 Larsen Statement on Responsible Deficit Reduction
July 19, 2011 Larsen: Cut, Cap and Balance Act is Anything but a Balanced Approach to Balancing the Budget
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
June 7, 2011 House Committee Releases Report Outlining Costs for Local Seniors and Medicare from House Budget
April 5, 2011 Larsen Slams Budget Proposal For Jeopardizing Economic Growth
Dec. 8, 2010 Larsen Supports Much-Needed Financial Relief for Seniors
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
March 6, 2006 Rep. Tierney Calls for CSBG Program Funding
Feb. 6, 2006 Larsen: Bush's Budget Bad for Domestic Initiatives
Jan. 31, 2006 Larsen to President Bush: America Deserves Better
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
April 26, 2005 Rep. Larsen to Rally Against Privatizing Social Security
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Seniors
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Social Services
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veterans
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