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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: 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
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Rafael Moure-Eraso, Chairman US Chemical Safety Board
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx Secretary U.S. Department of Transportation - Federal Government Must Act Quickly to Protect Communities Following Crude Oil Train Incidents
Jan. 22, 2014 KVI: Larsen on KVI: It's Time to Raise the Minimum Wage
Jan. 20, 2014 U.S. is Eager to Secure Bae's Return Home
Jan. 18, 2014 Bellingham Herald: Minimum Wage Should Pay Enough to Keep Families Out of Poverty
Jan. 17, 2014 Larsen Statement on President Obama's Proposed Surveillance Reforms
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. 15, 2014 Investment in Exporting Creates Jobs At Home
Jan. 15, 2014 Larsen Votes for Job-Creating Investments in Annual Government Funding Bill
Jan. 14, 2014 Extension of EA-18G Public Comment Period is Good News for Northwest Washington Residents
Jan. 7, 2014 We Need to Raise the Minimum Wage to Increase Economic Opportunity
Jan. 7, 2014 Rodman's Statement on Kenneth Bae Insensitive and Counterproductive
Jan. 4, 2014 Larsen Statement on Machinists' Vote to Approve Boeing Contract Offer
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Wheeler, Commissioner Clyburn, Commissioner O'Rielly, Commissioner Rosenworcel, and Commissioner Pai, Federal Communications Commission - Urging Action to Improve Internet Access in Schools
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to George Northcroft, Regional Administrator U.S. General Services Administration, Region 10, and Michael Yeager, Assistant Commissioner Office of Congressional Affairs - Larsen Seeks Answers on Customs Facility in Friday Harbor
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Dave Camp, Chairman Committee on Ways and Means, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member - State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Extension
Dec. 18, 2013 Larsen Praises Federal Decision to Limit Coal Dust From Trains
Dec. 13, 2013 Machinists Should Be Allowed to Vote on Latest Offer from Boeing
Dec. 12, 2013 Budget Agreement Sets Path for Congress to Move Past Brinkmanship, Get to Work on Immigration Reform and Job Creation
Dec. 12, 2013 Larsen Secures Job-Creating and Security-Enhancing Measures in Defense Bill
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Jim McNerney, Jr. Chairman, President and CEO The Boeing Company, and Ray Conner President and CEO Boeing Commercial Airplanes - Washington is the Best Place for the 777X
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Senators Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Mary Landrieu, Dan Coats - Misstep May Benefit Middle East Airlines at U.S. Airlines Expense, Wants Correction
Dec. 6, 2013 Larsen Reiterates Call for Kenneth Bae's Release from North Korea
Dec. 5, 2013 Larsen Votes to Protect Small Businesses' Job-Creating Innovation
Dec. 4, 2013 Washington Residents Call Affordable Care Act a "Life Saver," Share Their Stories of Getting Covered
Nov. 22, 2013 A Message from Rick: Getting Covered in Northwest Washington
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary Anthony Foxx, U.S. Department of Transportation
Nov. 14, 2013 Larsen Statement on Machinists' Vote to Reject Contract Extension Offer
Nov. 12, 2013 Larsen Supports Measure to Increase Benefits for Veterans
Nov. 11, 2013 Larsen Praises Legislature's Quick Action to Secure 777X, Invest in Workforce
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - The Bonneville Power Administration Must Remain Independent
Nov. 5, 2013 Larsen Statement on Progress to Bring 777X Production to Washington State
Nov. 5, 2013 Larsen: New Pilot Rules Close Training Gaps to Make Flying Safer
Nov. 1, 2013 Larsen Statement on the Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act
Nov. 1, 2013 Larsen Statement on the Retail Investor Protection Act
Oct. 31, 2013 Larsen Statement on FAA Move to Expand Use of Portable Electronics on Planes
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 30, 2013 Hearing of the House Aviation Subcommittee - Review of FAA's Certification Process
Oct. 30, 2013 Larsen Signs on to Bipartisan Surveillance Reform Bill That Includes His Transparency Reform Proposal
Oct. 28, 2013 Ahead of Veterans Day, Larsen Votes to Cut Disability Claims Backlog
Oct. 23, 2013 Larsen Helps Secure Passage of Infrastructure Bill That Aids Northwest Washington Ports, Flood Control, and Ecosystem Repair
Oct. 18, 2013 Larsen Statement on Passing of Former Speaker of the House Tom Foley
Oct. 17, 2013 Letter to Secretary Penny Pritzker, US Department of Commerce - Open the King Crab Season
Oct. 16, 2013 Larsen: We Must End the Shutdown and Get Back to Work on Real Issues Facing the Country
Oct. 12, 2013 Larsen Signs Petition to Reopen the Government Immediately
Oct. 9, 2013 Federal Aviation Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 5, 2013 Larsen Statement on Ongoing Shutdown, Vote to Pay Furloughed Federal Employees
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
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