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Feb 13, 2019

Subcommittee on Aviation Chair Larsen Statement at Hearing "Putting U.S. Aviation at Risk: The Impacts of The Shutdown"

Rep. Larsen's opening statement at the Aviation Subcommittee hearing entitled "Putting U.S. Aviation at Risk: The Impacts of The Shutdown"

Feb 8, 2019

Chairs DeFazio and Larsen Introduce Legislation to Protect U.S. Aviation System, FAA During Future Shutdowns

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Aviation Rick Larsen (D-WA) introduced legislation that would protect Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) programs and personnel, and the U.S. aviation industry as a whole, from future shutdowns of the Federal Government.

Feb 5, 2019

Larsen Statement on Hopes for State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) issued the following statement in advance of President Trump’s State of the Union address:

Jan 23, 2019

Rep. Larsen Statement in Support of TSA Employees & Flight Attendants

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Larsen issued the below statement in support of the Transportation Security Administration officers and air traffic controllers who held a rally at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to call for an end to the partial government shutdown.

Jan 17, 2019

Larsen Invites Constituents to Town Talk in Marysville on Partial Government Shutdown & Restoring Government Accountability

MARYSVILLE, WA—Constituents of Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) are invited to join the Congressman at a town talk in Marysville on the impacts of the partial government shutdown on Washington state and to discuss restoring government accountability.

Jan 15, 2019

Larsen Votes to Reopen the Government, Put Americans Back to Work

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted for the seventh time to end the partial government shutdown and put Americans back to work.

Jan 15, 2019

Larsen: This Shutdown is Rippling Throughout the Aviation Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) joined the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) and federal employees including air traffic controllers and other aviation workforce personnel to call on President Trump to end the shutdown and put Americans back to work. Larsen also highlighted the impacts of the shutdown on the U.S. aviation system.

Jan 11, 2019

Larsen Votes to Guarantee Back Pay to Federal Employees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted today to ensure back pay for all furloughed federal employees.

Jan 3, 2019

Coast Guard Gives Green Light to Dakota Creek Industries after Larsen Fix Signed into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today applauded the findings of the U.S. Coast Guard that Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) did not knowingly violate the Jones Act in the construction of the America’s Finest, clearing the way to preserve hundreds of jobs at DCI in Anacortes.

Oct 3, 2018

Larsen Spearheads Letter Calling on Boeing to Respect Machinists Union Vote in South Carolina

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) led a letter from 177 members of Congress to Boeing Company and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) calling on the two to work together in respecting the decision of the flight technicians in South Carolina who voted to join the IAMAW union earlier this year.