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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
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, House of Representatives - Clean Continuing Resolution
Oct. 2, 2013 Larsen Joins Coalition of Democrats to Introduce Comprehensive Immigration Reform Package in House
Sept. 30, 2013 Larsen: Republican Shutdown a Disgrace
Sept. 28, 2013 Larsen: Republicans' Unwillingness to Govern Moves Country to Precipice of Shutdown
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to President Obama - End Immigrant Detention Bed Mandate
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 23, 2013 A Message from Rick: The Situation in Syria
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Todd Jones, Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives - We Support Obama Administration Firearm Policies
Sept. 20, 2013 Larsen: Congress Must Do More Than Just Keep the Lights On, But We Should At Least Do That
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
Sept. 18, 2013 Larsen Announces $2.75 Million Grant to Train Nurses in Northwest Washington
Sept. 15, 2013 Larsen Statement on Permanent Repair of I-5 Bridge
Sept. 6, 2013 A Message from Rick: The Situation in Syria
Sept. 5, 2013 Larsen Announces Federal Funding to Remove Marine Debris from Puget Sound
Aug. 30, 2013 Larsen Statement on North Korea's Course Reversal on Kenneth Bae
Aug. 27, 2013 Larsen Statement on State Department's Effort to Secure Release of Lynnwood Man from North Korea
Aug. 20, 2013 Congress Must Address Surveillance Reform
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
Aug. 6, 2013 Larsen Helps Secure Federal Funding to Protect Puget Sound Killer Whales
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
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
Aug. 1, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 367, Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2009, Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013; Providing for Proceedings During the Period from August 3, 2013, through September 6, 2013; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2879, Stop Government Abuse Act
Aug. 1, 2013 Larsen Puts Forward TIGER CUBS Act so Small Cities Get Fair Share of Job-Creating Transportation Dollars
July 31, 2013 Larsen: Republican Failure to Pass Transportation Bill Shows Need to Drop Pandering to Tea Party
July 31, 2013 Larsen Praises Committee Passage of Bill to Protect Green Mountain Lookout
July 31, 2013 Larsen Votes for Bipartisan Student Loan Fix
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 23, 2013 Larsen Urges Support for Samish Tribe Lands Bill in House Hearing
July 19, 2013 Larsen, Young Put Forward Bipartisan VET Act to Help Veterans Use Their GI Bill Benefits
July 19, 2013 Larsen Announces Major Federal Investment in Bellingham Shipyard
July 18, 2013 Larsen Bill Would Increase Transparency of Government's Electronic Data Surveillance
July 17, 2013 Larsen: Transportation Funding Bill Fails to Invest in Our Bridges and other Transportation Infrastructure
July 12, 2013 Bellingham Herald - Alaskan Pebble Mine Proposal Endangers Fisheries, Washington Economy
July 10, 2013 Larsen Praises Finalization of Pilot Safety Rules
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
July 9, 2013 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
June 28, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of the House - Tax Exempt Municipal Bonds
June 26, 2013 Larsen: Equality Has its Day with Supreme Court's Decisions on Same-Sex Marriage
June 25, 2013 Letter to Honorable Karen G. Mills, Administrator of the SBA - Economic Injury Disaster Loan SBA Agency Declaration
June 25, 2013 Letter of U.S. Small Business Administrator Karen Mills - NW WA Delegation Urges SBA to Make Loans Available for Businesses Impacted by Bridge Collapse
June 20, 2013 Larsen Statement on House Farm Bill
June 19, 2013 Larsen Cosponsors Legislation to Repair Nation's Aging Bridges
June 18, 2013 Larsen: Republicans Wasting Time on Divisive Bill, Ignoring Economy and Jobs
June 18, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - India Intellectual Property
June 18, 2013 Larsen Statement on Reopening of I-5 Bridge
June 14, 2013 Larsen Secures Priorities in House-Passed Defense Bill
June 13, 2013 Larsen Votes to Accelerate Withdrawal in Afghanistan, End Possibility of Indefinite Detention for those Captured on U.S. Soil
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