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.
On the Issues
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Agriculture and family farms are an important part of the economy and character of the Second District.
I am working to implement a forward thinking plan that invests in our economic growth to create jobs.
Scientific evidence leaves little doubt that our global climate is changing as a result of greenhouse gases produced by human activity.
I am committed to public education and improving our public schools.
Northwest Washington is one of the most beautiful areas of the country, with great opportunities for outdoor recreation, including hunting, hiking, fishing and kayaking.
One of my top priorities in Congress is to break down barriers for all people to fully participate in our economy and democracy.
Ensuring access to high quality, affordable health care is essential for people in Northwest Washington and across the country.
I support comprehensive immigration reform.
My number one priority in Congress is to work and implement a legislative agenda that supports long-term economic growth through increasing at-home manufacturing, innovation, and investments in our infrastructure.
Seniors worked hard to raise the younger generations, and I am adamant about supporting their needs.
As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, I believe that it is my duty to work to improve services for our servicemembers and veterans.
Investing in transportation creates jobs and keeps our economy moving.
The Second Congressional District is home to more than 75,000 veterans, including many veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.