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Pro Growth

Beyond our leadership on aviation policy, ARSA works to promote a pro-growth agenda, that is, policies that create a better climate for businesses of all sizes. We understand that the aviation industry isn’t working in a vacuum and that the success of your business depends on a favorable economic climate that encourages growth and fosters competition.

Unfortunately, in Washington, connecting the dots between policy and real-world impact can be challenging. However, ARSA has your back! The Association works to protect your business’ ability to operate free from cumbersome taxation and regulation. ARSA works with lawmakers to ensure that labor policies protect employee and employer freedoms and that workplace mandates allow your business to thrive, rather than bogging you down with red tape.

As such, ARSA works both independently and in partnership with like-minded organizations to encourage lawmakers to pursue policies that will make it easier for you to run your business. ARSA participates in several coalitions to oppose legislation that would adversely impact your company and support proposals that will allow your repair station to grow. From removing regulatory hurdles to encouraging programs designed to build the next generation of aviation technicians, ARSA’s efforts on the Hill go beyond aviation and help your company succeed.

The latest ARSA news regarding rulemaking is below; click here for archived content.


House to Consider Legislation to Permanently Increase Sec. 179 Levels

Later this week, the House is expected to vote on the America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act (H.R. 4457), which permanently increases Sec. 179 expensing levels.
Under current law, beginning…

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Showing Appreciation for Bonus Depreciation

On May 29, the House Ways & Means Committee approved legislation (H.R. 4718)  to make permanent 50 percent bonus depreciation for capital investments, such as equipment purchases.
ARSA joined a…

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Recognition for Your Company and Industry

Get the Recognition Your Company – and Industry – Deserve:
Support ARSA’s Leading Edge Public Television Documentary Project.
ARSA announces an exciting opportunity for members to help publicize the positive…

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ACA Employer Mandate Penalty Postponed Until 2015

On July 2, the Obama administration announced the employer mandate portion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) (Public Law 111-148) will be delayed one year, until Jan. 1, 2015. The…

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ARSA Presses for Support of Bipartisan House, Senate Regulatory Accountability Bills

In June 4 letters to members of the House and Senate, ARSA joined the business community in urging lawmakers to pass the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2013 (H.R. 2122; S.…

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