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Have You Done Your Part?

There is Too Much at Stake…Another FAA extension gives repair stations more time to ensure Congress doesn’t throw the aviation maintenance industry under the bus.

Many of you have participated in our grassroots effort targeting Senate conferees. If you haven’t done so, please participate. For those that did send letters to their senators, now is the time to do it again. It is essential they hear from you (and continue to do so) about why the House language relating to noncertificated maintenance and foreign repair stations is preferable to the Senate’s.

For those in California, Texas, Florida and Washington, we are targeting Senators Boxer, Hutchison, Nelson, and Cantwell because they have been appointed to serve on the conference committee as top negotiators for a final FAA bill. However, everyone should participate by contacting their senators using the instructions below.

If you have yet to participate, take action now!

ARSA has made it easy to weigh-in with your senators. Please, invest ten minutes of your time for the future of your industry.

Click here if you are from California.
Click here if you are from Washington.
Click here if you are from Florida.
Click here if you are from Texas.
Click here if you are from one of the other 46 states.

If you are from California, click here and follow these instructions:

  • Save the pre-written Word document as a file on your computer (including the California aviation maintenance industry economic data at the end of the letter).
  • Complete the pertinent details of the letter (which are in bold)
  • Place the message on your company’s letterhead.
  • Email the letter as an attachment to the following people in Sen. Boxer’s office:
    – Transportation Legislative Assistant Bridget Petruczok (bridget_petruczok@boxer.senate.gov)
    – Legislative Director Sean Moore (sean_moore@boxer.senate.gov)

If you are from Washington, click here and follow these instructions:
• Save the pre-written Word document as a file on your computer (including the Washington aviation maintenance industry economic data at the end of the letter).

  • Complete the pertinent details of the letter (which are in bold)
  • Place the message on your company’s letterhead.
  • Email the letter as an attachment to the following people in Sen. Cantwell’s office:
    – Transportation Legislative Assistant Michael Daum (michael_daum@cantwell.senate.gov)
    – Legislative Director Mac Campbell (mac_campbell@cantwell.senate.gov)

If you are from Florida, click here and follow these instructions:

  • Save the pre-written Word document as a file on your computer (including the Florida aviation maintenance industry economic data at the end of the letter).
  • Complete the pertinent details of the letter (which are in bold)
  • Place the message on your company’s letterhead.
  • Email the letter as an attachment to the following people in Sen. Nelson’s office:
    – Transportation Legislative Assistant Jenny Solomon (jenny_solomon@billnelson.senate.gov)
    – Legislative Director Susie Perez Quinn (susie_perezquinn@billnelson.senate.gov)

If you are from Texas, click here and follow these instructions:

  • Save the pre-written Word document as a file on your computer (including the Texas aviation maintenance industry economic data at the end of the letter).
  • Complete the pertinent details of the letter (which are in bold)
  • Place the message on your company’s letterhead.
  • Email the letter as an attachment to the following people in Sen. Hutchison’s office:
    – Transportation Legislative Assistant Landon Hairgrove (landon_hairgrove@hutchison.senate.gov)
    – Legislative Director John Stoody (john_stoody@hutchison.senate.gov)

If you are from one of the other 46 states, click here and follow these instructions:

  • Save the pre-written Word document as a file on your computer.
  • Complete the pertinent details of the letter (which are in bold).
  • Find the name, address, and fax number of your senators by typing in your zip code here.
  • Place the message on your company’s letterhead.
  • Fax the letter and economic fact sheet (found at the end of the draft letter) to your senators.

~~~ posted 05/25/11 ~~~



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