More on Fighting for Workers

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.

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.

Jan 18, 2017

Larsen Wraps Affordable Care Act Tour of Washington’s 2nd Congressional District

EVERETT, WA—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today concluded a seven-stop Affordable Care Act Tour of Washington’s 2nd Congressional District – a series of events to hear from constituents, hospital administrators, healthcare providers...

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:

Dec 6, 2016

Larsen, Murray & Cantwell Statement on Replacing Air Force One

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) today released the following statement after the President-elect’s tweet regarding Air Force One: