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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 4, 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.

Dec 20, 2018

After Months of Championing Lynnwood Link Extension in D.C., Murray, Cantwell, Larsen, and Jayapal Cheer Final Signature on the Project; Work on Long-Awaited Project Can Now Begin

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Maria Cantwell (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, and U.S. Representatives Rick Larsen (D, WA-2nd), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and Pramila Jayapal (D, WA-7th) applauded the signing of the full funding grant agreement for the Lynnwood Link light rail extension following months of pressure from lawmakers urging U. S. Department of Transportation officials to follow Congressional direction and approve the grant.

Sep 26, 2018

Larsen’s Long-Term FAA Reauthorization Bill Passes House

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the top Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, applauded the passage of the long-term, five-year Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill, H.R. 302.

Jun 29, 2018

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Urge Transportation Secretary to Keep Promise to Constituents in Western WA and Follow Through on Commitment to Lynnwood Link Extension

(Washington, D.C.) – Led by U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), a bipartisan group of Congressional members representing Western Washington wrote to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao this week to urge her to follow through on her repeated promises to follow Congressional direction and approve federal investments affecting projects like Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link Extension. The 8.5 mile light rail project would connect King and Snohomish Counties, helping address concerns over increasingly bad traffic congestion and continued regional growth with an estimated one million new residents expected in Puget Sound by 2040.

Jun 28, 2018

DeFazio and Larsen Slam FAA for Deficient Oversight of Foreign Aircraft Repair Stations

Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Aviation Rick Larsen (D-WA) sent a letter to Secretary of the Department of Transportation (DOT) Elaine Chao, slamming the Department for failing to finalize a rule requiring drug and alcohol testing for safety-sensitive workers at certificated foreign aircraft repair stations who perform extensive maintenance and repair work on U.S.-registered commercial aircraft.

Jun 26, 2018

Remarks by Congressman Larsen at Commercial Space Transportaion Hearing

Remarks by Congressman Rick Larsen at the Aviation Subcommittee Hearing entitled, "Commercial Space Transportation Regulatory Reform: Stakeholder Perspectives"

Apr 27, 2018

Larsen Applauds House Passage of Long-Term FAA Reauthorization Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the top Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, applauded the passage of the long-term, five-year Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill.

Apr 26, 2018

Larsen Remarks on FAA Reauthorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) spoke on the House Floor today in support of H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act. Below is a video and transcript of his remarks.

Apr 18, 2018

Larsen Continues Support for Jones Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) spoke on the House Floor today in continued support of the Jones Act. Below is a video and transcript of his remarks

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