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Rick Larsen's Public Statements

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
Feb. 4, 2008 Larsen: Final Bush Budget More of the Same
Jan. 29, 2008 Larsen Backs Plan to Jump Start Economy, Deliver Rebate Checks to 2.6 Million Families in Washington State
Jan. 17, 2008 Larsen "GI Bill for Life" Act Gets Hearing in Congress
Dec. 20, 2007 Letter to President Bush, Re: Individual Federal Assistance for Flood Victims
Dec. 18, 2007 Larsen Votes for First Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Increase in 32 Years, President Expected to Sign it
Dec. 13, 2007 U.S.-China Working Group Chairs Larsen, Kirk Say SED Critical to U.S.-China Relationship
Dec. 13, 2007 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - Global Maritime Strategy Initiatives
Nov. 29, 2007 China to End Unfair Subsidies from WTO Dispute
Nov. 14, 2007 Larsen Votes to Change Mission in Iraq, Begin Strategic Redeployment Immediately
Nov. 14, 2007 Larsen Secures Millions for Northwest Washington Roads and Transit
Nov. 14, 2007 Larsen Votes to Strengthen Head Start, Help More Kids Succeed in School
Nov. 9, 2007 Larsen Supports Tax Relief for Middle Class Families
Nov. 7, 2007 Larsen: Peru Free Trade Agreement Good for Washington State Farms, Businesses
Nov. 6, 2007 House Passes Energy Bill, Historic Increase in Fuel Efficiency for Cars and Trucks
Nov. 5, 2007 Letter to Loretta Sanchez, Chairwoman, Subcommittee on Border, Maritime and Global Counterterrorism, Committee on Homeland Security
Oct. 31, 2007 Larsen Votes to Help Displaced Workers Get Back on Their Feet and Get Ahead
Oct. 25, 2007 Larsen Votes for Revised Bill to Deliver Health Care to 10 Million Kids
Oct. 24, 2007 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - Air Force Strategic Initiatives
Oct. 23, 2007 Congress Passes Veterans Suicide Prevention Act
Oct. 18, 2007 Right Choice for Kids, Overturn President's Veto
Oct. 15, 2007 Dextromethorphan Distribution Act of 2007
Oct. 15, 2007 Larsen Bill to Protect Kids from DXM Abuse Passes the House
Oct. 11, 2007 Larsen Votes to Help More Northwest Washington Families Afford a Home
Oct. 4, 2007 Larsen Votes to Hold Private Contractors in War Zones Accountable for Criminal Behavior
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
Sept. 24, 2007 Larsen Works to Protect Children Endangered by Meth
Sept. 19, 2007 Larsen Statement on European Court Decision Against Microsoft
Sept. 10, 2007 Larsen Statement on Petraeus/Crocker Hearing on Iraq
Sept. 7, 2007 House, Senate Pass Largest Increase in College Aid in 63 Years at No Cost to Taxpayers
Sept. 6, 2007 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee, Subject: Independent Assessment of Iraqi Security Forces
Sept. 5, 2007 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee Subject: GAO's Iraqi Government Assessment
Sept. 4, 2007 House Passes Larsen Provision to Help WA State Small Businesses Export to Asia
Sept. 4, 2007 Larsen Statement on GAO Assessment of the Iraqi Government's Record of Performance
Aug. 2, 2007 Larsen: Readiness Bill Strengthens Military, Supports Military Families
Aug. 1, 2007 House Health Care Bill Delivers for Northwest Washington Kids and Seniors
Aug. 1, 2007 Larsen Introduces Legislation to Help U.S. Small Businesses Succeed in China
July 30, 2007 Puget Sound Watershed Comprehensive Conservation Project Act of 2007
July 30, 2007 House Passes Larsen Bill to Develop Comprehensive Conservation Strategies for Farms in the Puget Sound Watershed
July 27, 2007 Farm Bill Helps WA Farmers Compete, Invests in Specialty Crops, Fights Hunger
July 26, 2007 House Passes Larsen Appropriations to Help Skagit, Snohomish, Whatcom Cops Fight Crime
July 25, 2007 Larsen Pushes for Education, Research on "Meth Mouth" to Help Fight Meth Epidemic
July 20, 2007 Larsen: NW WA Growers on Track for Huge Win with Farm Bill
July 20, 2007 Larsen Secures $125,000 for Bellingham Technical College to Train Energy Workers for Family Wage Jobs in Northwest Washington
July 19, 2007 Committee Includes Larsen Amendment to Help WA State Small Businesses Export to Asia
July 19, 2007 Larsen Secures $275,000 for Skagit Valley Hospital Cancer Care Center
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
July 12, 2007 Larsen Secures $500,000 for Skagit GI Study in House Funding Bill
July 12, 2007 Larsen Statement on the Need for a New Direction in Iraq
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