More on Transportation

May 18, 2017

Larsen Takes Aim at Proposal to Privatize U.S. Air Traffic Controllers, Calls for Focus on Bipartisan Agreement in FAA Reauthorization Talks

Washington, D.C.—In a hearing of the House Committee on Transportation, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the top-Ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, took aim at glaring inconsistencies in a Republican proposal to privatize the nation’s air traffic control system and called for focus on bipartisan agreement in the upcoming Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization.

May 2, 2017

At Hearing Featuring United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz, Larsen Shines Spotlight on Consumer Protection

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the top-Ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, today helped lead a hearing examining customer service problems associated with US airlines.

Apr 27, 2017

Bipartisan Larsen Bill Aims to Protect American Aviation Jobs from Unfair Competition

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the top-Ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, along with Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and Republican Reps. Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02) and Drew Ferguson (GA-03), have introduced bipartisan legislation that would preclude the Department of Transportation (DOT) from issuing a foreign air carrier permit for US operations to an airline that exploits “flags of convenience” to avoid regulations in its home country.

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