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Jun 5, 2017

Trump Plan to Privatize Air Traffic Control System ‘does not pass the smell test’ – Larsen

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the top-Ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, today released the following statement after President Trump announced plans to privatize the U.S. air traffic control system.

Jun 5, 2017

Larsen to Help Lead Washington State’s Largest Ever Delegation to Paris Air Show

PARIS, FRANCE–U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Brian Bonlender, Director of the Washington state Department of Commerce, will lead Washington state’s largest-ever delegation to the International Paris Air Show – the world’s premiere aircraft exposition event. As in 2013, Larsen will take a leave of absence for one week while attending the Air Show.

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.

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