Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., and House Ways & Means Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., have joined forces to launch an online comprehensive tax reform campaign aimed at bringing in…Read More
ARSA is the voice of the aviation maintenance industry on Capitol Hill. In addition to representing your interests in the legislative process, ARSA’s lobbying team has a wealth of knowledge and resources to help you and your employees get personally engaged to influence Congress. The Association’s legislative program is your resource for information about the aviation maintenance industry’s policy priorities and advocacy best practices. ARSA’s robust legislative efforts complement our renowned regulatory expertise.
Our overarching goal is to enact legislation that creates a more favorable economic climate for repair stations and to beat back efforts to unnecessarily drive up repair station costs of doing business or undermine free trade in aviation maintenance services. We work to ensure your company can operate free from congressional micromanagement in an environment that fosters growth. The Association’s legislative team makes sure that lawmakers understand the consequences of their actions on your business.
We advance your interests by:
- Educating policymakers about the contract maintenance industry’s contributions to flight safety, airline efficiency, and economic growth;
- Monitoring legislation and alerting our members to new threats;
- Meeting with lawmakers and congressional staff to explain our industry’s position on key issues;
- Participating in congressional hearings;
- Participating in industry coalitions to advance common interests; and
- Providing information and resource to our members to help them influence the policy process.
With lawmakers constantly scrutinizing the aviation maintenance industry, staying on top of developments in our nation’s capital is more important than ever. Here you can find information about ARSA’s legislative priorities.
You are the critical element to the industry’s success! ARSA needs your help to get our message to lawmakers. Our legislative action center makes getting involved as easy as clicking a mouse. Visit here for information about how you can help promote the maintenance industry through grassroots action and political participation, including ARSA PAC.
ARSA keeps elected officials informed about the aviation maintenance industry’s policy concerns. Visit here to view ARSA’s congressional advocacy, including committee testimony and correspondence.
The latest ARSA legislative program news is below; click here for archived news.
On May 1, President Obama signed legislation that permits the transfer of up to $253 million from the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP) or any other agency “program or accounts”…Read More
On April 16, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Technology held a hearing titled “Aviation Safety: FAA’s Progress on Key Safety Initiatives” to discuss the Federal Aviation Administration’s…Read More
Aviation maintenance companies need a simpler tax code and greater tax certainty to continue to grow and create jobs ARSA told the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways &…Read More
On April 10, the Obama administration unveiled its fiscal year 2014 budget proposal, which contained several policies strongly opposed by the aviation industry.
President Obama requested $15.6 billion to fund…