Rick Larsen

Type: Person
Name: Rick Larsen (Richard Ray Larsen)
Title: Congressman - Washington (USA)
Date of Birth: 15/06/1965
Place of Birth: Arlington, Washington,
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Rick Larsen
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Guest: Where do hungry kids go during the summer?

The reduced-price and free lunches available to students during the school year ensure low-income kids get at least one good meal during the day. But what about summer vacation, when school is out and these meals go away?While 472,000 kids in Washington ... [Published Seattle Times - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Larsen: Federal education standards, not schools in Washington state, are what’s failing

Rep. Rick Larsen sent out a press release today saying that something is broken in the nation’s education system - but it’s not the schools themselves.Rather, Larsen argued it’s the requirement in the federal No Child Left Brhind Act.A little background ... [Published Bellingham Herald - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Larsen: Kids deserve healthy meals all year

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen handed out free lunches at the Kids Cafe Summer Meals program at the Boys & Girls Club Wednesday afternoon.Earlier in the day, Larsen toured the Puget Sound Food Hub in Bow to learn about how the hub markets and distributes produce ... [Published Goanacortes.com - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Cut in hours at Shaw post office?

The U.S. Postal Service expects to save more than $500,000,000 a year by shutting down or cutting hours at about 13,000 post offices across the nation, mostly in rural locations.Like on Shaw Island, where residents are not happy to find out they're part ... [Published Islands Sounder - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Asia pact, Ex-Im bank bring U.S. trade rep to Everett

, 7:06 p.m.EVERETT — The White House’s top trade official and U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen visited Everett and Seattle this week to stump for a free-trade agreement between the U.S. and 11 Asian and Pacific Rim countries, as well as federal financing for U.S. ... [Published HeraldNet - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Larsen: Air Strikes Necessary to Protect Religious Minorities, U.S. Interests

WASHINGTON-Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, released the following statement regarding President Obama's announcement that he had authorized the U.S. military to conduct airstrikes against forces from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This State ... [Published Noodls - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Larsen nets decisive win in the primary

Rep. Rick Larsen — image credit: Contributed photo When push came to shove, it wasn’t even close.Incumbent Rick Larsen, D-Everett, landed the lion’s share of votes in Washington state’s District 2 congressional primary, collecting 56.7 percent of 106,333 ... [Published Islands Sounder - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 3 reports

Still not clear who will challenge incumbent U.S. Rep. DelBene

A day after the primary election, it was still not clear who will face incumbent U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene in the race for Washington's 1st Congressional District.Republican challengers Robert Sutherland and Pedro Celis held a close second and third, beating ... [Published Bellingham Herald - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Larsen takes commanding lead in 2nd District congressional primary

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Bellingham.— image credit: Contributed photoWhen push came to shove, it wasn't even close.Incumbent Rick Larsen, D-Everett, grabbed a commanding lead in Washington state's District 2 congressional primary, collecting 56.5 percent ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

Democratic candidates in two Island County races lead in first count of primary election

Democrats appeared to be doing well in early Island County primary election returns with Karla Jacks leading for District 3 commissioner and Ana Maria Nunez as treasurer.Jacks is outpacing her four Republican challengers with 2,371 votes cast in her favor, ... [Published Whidbey News-Times - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Larsen Votes to Support Funding for Israel’s Iron Dome

WASHINGTON-Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, today voted for and the House of Representatives passed a measure to provide $225 million for Iron Dome, the Israeli missile defense system.Since the start of the current conflict, Hamas has fired more than 2,000 rockets ... [Published Noodls - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Larsen Asks DOT for Better Investments in Rail Crossings

WASHINGTON, July 31 -- Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Wash. (2nd CD), issued the following news release: Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, sent a letter to Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx today asking for better investments in rail crossings to ... [Published Street Sweeper - Aug 01 2014]

Quotes

"export-import reauthorization is not even on the agenda"   said a frustrated Representative Rick Larsen, a democratic member of congress who has Boeing's massive Everett factory in his district
...These same values guide my work today," Larsen said in a post-election press release. "that’s why i’m fighting to raise the federal minimum wage, combat income inequality, create jobs in our community and fix our broken immigration system."

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No Child Left Behind will classify ... [Published North County Outlook - Aug 27 2014]
Seattle Times recommendations for the November ... [Published Seattle Times - Aug 25 2014]
Guest: Where do hungry kids go during the summer? [Published Seattle Times - Aug 23 2014]
Arctic Working Group formed in D.C. [Published Tundra Drums - Aug 21 2014]
Allen Chapman [Published Cedar Rapids Gazette - Aug 21 2014]
Congress unpopular but state’s incumbents poise... [Published seattlepi.com - Aug 21 2014]
The Arctic This Week August 11 - 18, 2014 [Published The Arctic Institute - Center for Circumpolar S ... - Aug 20 2014]
Whidbey parents to be notified of No Child Left... [Published Whidbey News-Times - Aug 20 2014]
Based on voter turnout analysis, DelBene should... [Published Bellingham Herald - Aug 18 2014]
Whidbey schools fail to meet federal standards,... [Published South Whidbey Record - Aug 16 2014]
GOP nominates Mark Harmsworth to fill Hope seat [Published HeraldNet - Aug 16 2014]
Larsen: Federal education standards, not school... [Published Bellingham Herald - Aug 14 2014]
Larsen: Kids deserve healthy meals all year [Published Goanacortes.com - Aug 13 2014]
Cut in hours at Shaw post office? [Published Islands Sounder - Aug 13 2014]
Asia pact, Ex-Im bank bring U.S. trade rep to E... [Published HeraldNet - Aug 13 2014]
Top U.S. trade official visits Boeing [Published King5.com - Aug 13 2014]
Shaw Island struck by postal budget blues [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 12 2014]
Larsen: Air Strikes Necessary to Protect Religi... [Published Noodls - Aug 12 2014]
Congressman, local leaders demand more public i... [Published Whidbey News-Times - Aug 11 2014]
Larsen nets decisive win in the primary [Published Islands Sounder - Aug 10 2014]
Message emerges through eye of the beholder | L... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 09 2014]
Ensuring community health [Published HeraldNet - Aug 08 2014]
Congressman to tour South Whidbey Friday [Published South Whidbey Record - Aug 07 2014]
ICYMI: “The United States needs to turn its att... [Published Noodls - Aug 07 2014]
Still not clear who will challenge incumbent U.... [Published Bellingham Herald - Aug 07 2014]
Larsen takes commanding lead in 2nd District co... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 07 2014]
Liias had easy climb up political ladder | Letter [Published Mukilteo Beacon.com - Aug 06 2014]
2014 U.S. House elections, Washington [Published Examiner.com - Aug 06 2014]
Congressional incumbents cruising to general el... [Published HeraldNet - Aug 06 2014]
Democratic candidates in two Island County race... [Published Whidbey News-Times - Aug 06 2014]
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The Arctic This Week August 11 - 18, 2014 [Published The Arctic Institute - Center for Circumpolar S ... - Aug 20 2014]
The Arctic This Week August 11 - 18, 2014 By Kevin Casey , Maura Farrell , Doris Friedrich , Seth Myers and Caitlin Del Sole , August 20, 2014 TATW is back in action after our annual summer siesta! Welcome back dear readers, and thanks for joining ...
Arctic Caucus Formed on Navigation, Commercial ... [Published Water Conserve: News - Aug 05 2014]
Bloomberg: Rep. Don Young (Alaska), a senior Republican on the House Natural Resources and House Transportation and Infrastructure committees, has joined with Rep. Rick Larsen (D-Wash.) in launching an Arctic Working Group to advise Congress on commercial, ...
Patrick Gower interviews Rick Larsen [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Jun 21 2014]
Patrick Gower interviews Democrat congressman and co-chair of the Congressional Friends of New Zealand caucus, Rick Larsen ...
NAS Whidbey to get six P8-A squadrons [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jun 05 2014]
The Navy has decided to base six P-8A squadrons at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station at the close of the Environmental Impact Study.The decision was published in the Federal Register April 25.The Navy weighed two alternatives during the EIS process and ...
Brookings Hosts Bipartisan Defense Policy Discu... [Published Brookings: Topics - U.S. Defense Budget - Apr 28 2014]
On April 28, the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at Brookings and the American Enterprise Institute hosted  a discussion on future issues in U.S. defense strategy and spending. Representatives  Mac Thornberry (R-Tex.) and Rick ...
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