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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...

Mar 1, 2017

Sea-Tac Airport’s Top Official & Larsen Discuss Alleviating Congestion, Improving Consumer Experience As Part of Hearing on FAA Reauthorization

WASHINGTON, D.C.— In a hearing of the House Aviation Subcommittee, Sea-Tac Airport Managing Director Lance Lyttle, and Ranking Member Rick Larsen (WA-02), discussed ways to alleviate congestion and improve user experience at Sea-Tac...

Feb 28, 2017

Ahead of Trump’s Speech to Joint Session of Congress, Larsen Calls for Robust, Bipartisan Investment in Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, today released the following statement ahead of President Trump’s speech to a joint session of Congress:

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