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Rick Larsen's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 2, Democratic
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Sept. 7, 2017 GAO Report Finds FAA's Implementation of NextGen is On Budget, ATC Privatization May Jeopardize Modernization Efforts
June 28, 2017 Larsen -- top House Aviation Democrat -- backed by all Committee Democrats, rejects controversial proposal to privatize air traffic control system
June 16, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Scott Pruitt, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Clean Air Act Pollution Safeguards
June 12, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Kevin Brady, Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, and the Hon. Richard Neal, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means - Fix the Highway Trust Fund
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
April 26, 2017 Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Protect U.S. Aviation Jobs from Unfair Competition
April 11, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine L. Chao, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportatoin - Larsen, DeFazio Request Any DOT Findings From Review of "Outrageous' United Incident
April 4, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John Carter, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, the Hon. Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member - Mass Transit Security Funding
March 16, 2017 Larsen, DeFazio Highlight Negative Consequences for U.S. Aviation System Under President's Budget Proposal
March 16, 2017 Transportation & Environment Projects in the Pacific Northwest In Jeopardy Under Trump Budget
March 10, 2017 Letter to Donald J Trump, President of the United States - Investments in Aviation Technology
March 9, 2017 New Report Shows American Infrastructure Near-Failing, Larsen Pressures Congress, President to "get serious' About Investment
March 8, 2017 DeFazio, Larsen Introduce Legislation to Increase Airfare Transparency and Protect Consumer
March 8, 2017 In Hearing Featuring Alaska Airlines CEO, Larsen Explores NextGen Air Traffic Control Improvements & Unveils Consumer Protection Legislation
March 1, 2017 Sea-Tac Airport's Top Official & Larsen Discuss Alleviating Congestion, Improving Consumer Experience As Part of Hearing on FAA Reauthorization
Feb. 15, 2017 Aerospace Manufacturing, Certification Reform Take Center Stage at First of Five Hearings on FAA Reauthorization
Feb. 7, 2017 Washington Cities Could Benefit from More Federal Transportation Funding Under Larsen Bill
Jan. 13, 2017 DeFazio, Larsen React to DOT IG's Report on FAA Contingency Plans
Dec. 20, 2016 Letter to Donald Trump, President-Elect - Protect American Jobs and Security, Reject NAI
Dec. 11, 2016 $16.6 Billion Sales Agreement Between Boeing and Iran Air is "Good News for Washington State"
Dec. 11, 2016 $16.6 Billion Sales Agreement Between Boeing and Iran Air is "Good News for Washington State"
Dec. 6, 2016 Larsen, Murray & Cantwell Statement on Replacing Air Force One
Dec. 2, 2016 Larsen, LoBiondo & DeFazio: Norwegian Air International Decision is a "slap in the face to American workers"
Nov. 17, 2016 Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today released the following statement after voting against H.R. 5711, a bill that aims to prohibit the Department of the Treasury from authorizing U.S. financial transactions related to the export or re-export of commercial passenger aircraft to Iran. "This bill is the first step of this new administration and this Republican Congress to destroy manufacturing and manufacturing jobs in this country," said Larsen, the Ranking Member on the House Subcommittee on Aviation. "By prohibiting the Department of the Treasury from authorizing transactions of commercial aircraft to the Republic of Iran, H.R. 5711 writes a check to our competitors in Europe." Earlier this year, Boeing announced a multi-billion dollar sales agreement with Iran Air which requires authorization from the Department of the Treasury.
Nov. 15, 2016 Following Congressional Watchdog Report, Larsen Raises Concerns With Proposal to Privatize Nation's Air Traffic Control System
Oct. 26, 2016 Lynwood Today - Rep. Larsen Hosts Round Table to Discuss Korean Relations
Oct. 20, 2016 Herald Net - Inspecting Rails: BNSF Is 1 of 3 U.S. Firms Testing Drones
Oct. 19, 2016 Larsen Applauds Announcement to End China's Hidden, Discriminatory Tax Exemptions for Chinese-Produced Aircrafts
Sept. 27, 2016 Veterans Hired by the FAA Will Now Receive New Paid Sick Leave Benefits Under Larsen-LoBiondo Bill
Sept. 8, 2016 Larsen, LoBiondo Take Aim at Loophole that Prevents Veterans Hired by the FAA from Receiving New Paid Sick Leave Benefits
July 25, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation - Menendez, Booker, Sires, Watson Coleman Urge USDOT to Change Rule on Performance Measures for Congestion Relief
July 21, 2016 Nearly $3.4 Million in Federal Resources Headed to City of Everett to Reduce Bus Emissions
July 15, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Jacob Lew, Secretary, Department of the Treasury - Urging Investigation into Chinese Railcar Deal that Threatens National Security
July 12, 2016 Larsen Statement on Federal Aviation Administration Extension
July 12, 2016 FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016
July 7, 2016 Members of WA Delegation on Announcement Selecting Alaska Airlines to Offer Flights to Cuba: Would Benefit Local, Regional Communities and Economy
June 8, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Carter and the Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard - TSA Delays and Improve Efficiency and Increase Workforce
June 8, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Carter, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security and The Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Seeking To Improve Efficiency & Lift Arbitrary Cap On Screeners
April 28, 2016 Bipartisan Bill Introduced To Stop Short-Sighted Dot Decision To Allow Norwegian Air Operations In The U.S.
April 27, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Anthony Foxx, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation - Deny Norwegian Air Permit To Operate In United States
April 27, 2016 Larsen Working to Address Jet Noise
March 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Carter, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security and the Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member of the Appropriatoins Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Transit Security Grant Program Funding
March 21, 2016 Larsen Encourages Communities To Take Advantage of Transportation Bill Funding
March 14, 2016 Larsen: ATC Privatization A Major Obstacle To Long Term Bill
Feb. 11, 2016 Larsen Applauds Transit Funding, Calls On Congress To Do Its Part
Feb. 11, 2016 Larsen Pushes To Protect Workers In FAA Reauthorization Bill
Feb. 10, 2016 GAO Report Confirms Air Traffic Control Privatization Is High Risk
Feb. 10, 2016 Larsen: ATC Privatization Expert Calls National Security Issues HASC "Turf'
Feb. 10, 2016 Hearing of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Larsen, Hearing on Review of ATC Reform Proposals
Feb. 10, 2016 Defazio, Larsen Question Republican Plan To Privatize Critical Air Traffic Control Operations
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