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House Passes Larsen, Beyer Bill to Prepare U.S. Aviation for Future Public Health Emergencies

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Aviation Preparedness Plan Act, legislation introduced by Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Don Beyer (VA-08) to require the development of a national aviation preparedness plan for future public health emergencies. The bipartisan bill, which passed the House by a final vote of 293 to 133, now heads to the Senate for consideration.

Larsen Opening Statement at Aviation Subcommittee Hearing on "The State of General Aviation"

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), Chair of the Aviation Subcommittee, delivered the below statement during a hearing on changes and trends in the different segments of the general aviation industry, including workforce issues, safety, ongoing sustainability efforts and manufacturing. More information about Wednesday’s hearing, including witnesses and testimony, can be…

Larsen: Airport Terminal Investments Make Nation’s Airports Cleaner, Greener and More Accessible

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), Chair of the House Aviation Subcommittee, applauded the Federal Aviation Administration’s announcement of nearly $1 billion to improve terminals at 85 airports nationwide, including $32.8 million for critical projects at Seattle-Tacoma International, Spokane International and Pullman-Moscow Regional airports in Washington state.

Larsen Announces Nearly $110 Million in New Transportation, Climate Investments for Washington State Under Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced Washington state will receive nearly $110 million over five years under the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to provide Washingtonians with more transportation options, ease congestion in local communities and reduce carbon pollution across the state.

Larsen Applauds Inclusion of $3.72 Billion in Federal Infrastructure Dollars in Final State Transportation Package

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) applauded the inclusion of $3.72 billion from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) in the state’s “Move Ahead Washington” transportation package, which passed the Washington State Legislature last night.

Larsen Applauds House Passage of Fiscal Year 2022 Spending Package

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) supported House passage of a bipartisan omnibus spending package that funds the government through September 2022, invests in Northwest Washington communities and working families, and provides critical emergency aid to Ukraine. The package now heads to the Senate. “My priority in shaping spending bills is to invest in local communities to…

Larsen, DelBene, Kilmer, Schrier and Strickland Applaud Inclusion of Federal Funds in State Transportation Package

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Members of Washington’s Congressional delegation, led by Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), applauded the inclusion of $3.4 billion in federal funds in the “Move Ahead Washington” transportation package, which State Senator Marko Liias (D-Everett) and State Representative Jake Fey (D-Tacoma) introduced this week. Representatives Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) and Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) joined Larsen in signing the letter.

Larsen: Federal Infrastructure Funding in State Package Means Jobs, Continued Economic Recovery

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) applauded the inclusion of $3.4 billion from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) in the state’s “Move Ahead Washington” transportation package, which State Senator Marko Liias (D-Everett) and State Representative Jake Fey (D-Tacoma) announced today.

Larsen: Postal Service Reform Act Ensures USPS Can Continue to Deliver for Northwest Washington

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) supported the Postal Service Reform Act, bipartisan legislation that ensures the United States Postal Service (USPS) remains independent and financially viable while continuing to provide high-quality service to Northwest Washington communities. The bill passed the House of Representatives by a final vote of 342 to 92.

Larsen: America COMPETES Act Enhances U.S. Global Leadership, Boosts U.S. Manufacturing and Jobs

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Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) supported House passage of the America COMPETES Act, bold legislation that boosts U.S. global competitiveness and economic growth by investing in manufacturing and jobs, advancing technology leadership, building effective global diplomacy and investing in U.S. students and the workforce. The bill passed the House of Representatives by a final vote of 222 to 210.