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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
March 16, 2017 Washington State Insurance Commissioner & Larsen Discuss Trumpcare in House Hearing
Oct. 19, 2016 Mukilteo Beacon - An Advocate for Mukilteo's Seniors
Jan. 4, 2016 Sen. Murray & Rep. Larsen Applaud Department of Navy Decision to Keep Whidbey Island WIC Office Open
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Seniors
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Health Care
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Refusing to Vote For Any Budget Deal That Cuts Medicare, Medicaid or Social Security Benefits
Oct. 20, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Department of Health and Human Services - LIHEAP Heating Assistance
Oct. 2, 2015 Issue Position: Seniors
Oct. 2, 2015 Issue Position: Agriculture
Sept. 18, 2015 Larsen Stands Firm With Planned Parenthood
June 25, 2015 Larsen: The Affordable Care Act Is Here To Stay
June 23, 2015 Larsen Slams Republicans For 60th ACA Repeal Vote, Failing to Renew Job-Creating Export-Import Bank
April 20, 2015 Larsen Supports Affordable Housing for Homeless Veterans
April 12, 2015 Larsen Applauds Passage of Medicare Solution, Community Health Center Funding
March 26, 2015 Bipartisan Bill to Expand Access to Summer Meal Programs Introduced in House
Feb. 3, 2015 Larsen: 56th ACA Repeal Vote, Like Dozens Before It, Fails to Create Jobs, Opportunity for Middle Class
Jan. 26, 2015 Letter to Mel Watt, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency - Funding the Housing Trust Fund
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Budget
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
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Seniors
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Social Services
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veterans
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. 23, 2011 Larsen: Vote to Extend Unemployment Benefits, Protect Seniors' Access to Health Care and Continue Middle Class Tax Relief a Victory for All Americans
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
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