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Mar 16, 2017

Transportation & Environment Projects in the Pacific Northwest In Jeopardy Under Trump Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Key Pacific Northwest transportation and environmental projects are in jeopardy under President Trump’s proposed budget – including Sound Transit’s plans to provide light rail service to Lynnwood and Federal Way.

Mar 16, 2017

Larsen, DeFazio Highlight Negative Consequences for U.S. Aviation System Under President’s Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Peter DeFazio (OR-04) today highlighted the negative consequences for the U.S. aviation system under President Trump’s proposed budget. Key provisions of the President’s budget include moving oversight of the nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system from the Federal Aviation Administration to “an independent, non-governmental organization” and eliminating funding for the Essential Air Service program, which provides commercial air service in small and rural communities across the country.

Mar 9, 2017

New Report Shows American Infrastructure Near-Failing, Larsen Pressures Congress, President to ‘get serious’ About Investment

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) is stepping up his call on federal lawmakers and the President to invest in the nation’s crumbling infrastructure...

Mar 9, 2017

Larsen Introduces Legislation to Increase Airfare Transparency, Protect Consumers

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the top-Ranking Democrat on House Aviation Subcommittee, has introduced the Know Before You Fly Act, legislation aimed at boosting consumer protections for air travelers.

Mar 8, 2017

In Hearing Featuring Alaska Airlines CEO, Larsen Explores NextGen Air Traffic Control Improvements & Unveils Consumer Protection Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C.—In a hearing of the House Aviation Subcommittee, Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden and the top-Ranking Democrat, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), discussed progress made to modernize the national airspace as part of the FAA’s NextGen program...

Dec 21, 2016

Burlington-Edison High School Senior, Winner of 2016 Congressional App Challenge: ‘Coding can be challenging, but do it anyway. It can open doors.’

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced Burlington-Edison high school senior Alexandria Kissas won the 2016 Congressional App Challenge for Washington’s 2nd Congressional District.

Dec 20, 2016

Larsen Calls on President-Elect Trump to Reject Norwegian Air International, Protect American Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA) today led a bipartisan group of more than 100 Members of Congress in calling on President-elect Donald J. Trump to reverse a decision by the U.S. Department of Transportation to allow Norwegian Air International (NAI) to operate routes between the U.S. and Europe.

Dec 11, 2016

Larsen: $16.6 Billion Sales Agreement Between Boeing and Iran Air is “Good News for Washington State”

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after Boeing announced signing a $16.6 billion sales agreement with Iran Air:

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