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Jul 14, 2016

Proposed Oil Spill Response Rules are Part of an ‘All-of-the-Above Strategy’ for Community Safety – Larsen

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today applauded the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) proposed new rules to improve oil spill response and mitigate impacts of derailments of crude oil traveling by rail.

Jul 12, 2016

Larsen Statement on Federal Aviation Administration Extension

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), the Ranking Member on the House Subcommittee on Aviation, today voted in favor of a bipartisan agreement to extend the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) through September 30, 2017.

Jun 10, 2016

Members of Washington Delegation introduce bill to make Washington ports more competitive

WASHINGTON, D.C.—This week, members of the Washington Delegation, Reps. Rick Larsen, (WA-02), Dave Reichert (WA-08), Jim McDermott (WA-07), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Denny Heck (WA-10), Susan DelBene (WA-01), and Adam Smith (WA-09) introduced H.R. 5417, the bipartisan Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Reform Act, which would ensure the annual funds collected through the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) are used to support our ports and strengthen our region’s global competitiveness.

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