A candidate for State Representative Pos. 2, Legislative District 08 in the 2010 Washington General Election
On this race: Elected Experience: Richland City Council member 1990 to 2004, Mayor of the City of Richland 1996-2000; State Representative 8th District Position 2 2004 - Present
Other Professional Experience: 36 years of experience in the Nuclear Industry and currently employed as a Communications Specialist for the Mission Support Alliance at Hanford.
Education: Pacific Lutheran University, B.A. - 1974; City University, MBA - 2001
Community Service: Tri-Cities Industrial Kiwanis Club
Statement: A fiscal conservative, Larry champions job growth and economic development for our region. He voted against all general tax increases and fought regulations and taxes on small business. Larry sponsored legislation that closed a loophole and now prohibits teachers from sexual contact with students over 18, especially those with developmental disabilities. Larry hosts Energy Independence Day annually in Olympia, showcasing the cutting-edge energy technologies the Tri-Cities offers our state. Working to make government transparent and accessible, Representative Haler opened the first legislative office in his district and holds numerous town halls.
Larry and Jenifer Haler have been married 36 years.