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Maria Cantwell's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Maria Cantwell
Office: U.S. Senate (WA) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Single
Birth Date: 10/13/1958
Birth Place: Indianapolis, IN
Home City: Edmonds, WA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
April 17, 2014 Cantwell: Report Shows Growth Potential For Small Business Lending in SW Washington
April 17, 2014 Cantwell: Report Shows Growth Potential For Small Business Lending in SW Washington
April 9, 2014 New SBA Head: We'll Do "Everything in Our Power' to Help People Affected by SR 530 Mudslide
March 13, 2014 Hearing of the Aviation Subcommittee of the Senate Commerce Committee - U.S. Leadership in Aerospace Manufacturing at Risk
March 5, 2014 Small Business Committee Confirms Maria Contreras-Sweet to Lead SBA
Feb. 27, 2014 Cantwell Calls for NOAA Study on Ocean Acidification's Effects on Seafood and Fishing
Feb. 27, 2014 Cantwell Applauds President Obama's Proposed Freight Investment Program
Feb. 13, 2014 Cantwell Statement on Small Business Committee Confirmation
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Revise Fuel Standards Proposal
Nov. 29, 2013 Cantwell Statement on Small Business Saturday
Oct. 16, 2013 First Ever $100 Million Fine Issued to Protect Consumers from Commodities Market Manipulation
Sept. 20, 2013 Senate Passes Cantwell-backed Resolution Honoring Nuclear Workers
July 17, 2013 Executive Session
Feb. 14, 2013 Cantwell Applauds New Committee to Improve Freight Strategy, Economic Growth
Feb. 12, 2013 Cantwell Statement on State of the Union
Jan. 23, 2013 Cantwell's First Bill of 113th Congress Would Make Sales Tax Deduction Permanent
Dec. 12, 2012 Cantwell Statement on Proposed Committee Assignments for 113th Congress
Aug. 4, 2012 In Spokane, Cantwell Touts Progress of New Bill to Extend State Sales Tax Deduction
June 13, 2012 Cantwell Applauds North Spokane Corridor Progress
May 24, 2012 Cantwell Statement on EPA Agreeing to Hold Seattle Bristol Bay Hearing on May 31
May 15, 2012 Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
March 26, 2012 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairman of the Appropriations Committee and Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Committee
Feb. 28, 2012 Cantwell Hosts Seattle Business Leader in Senate Roundtable on Jobs in African-American Community
Feb. 22, 2012 Small Business Committee Senators Urge Swift Reauthorization of Export-Import Bank
Feb. 14, 2012 Cantwell Presses Sec. Geithner on Extending Sales Tax Deduction Permanently
Feb. 9, 2012 Thune & Cantwell Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Block Unnecessary IRS Burden on Small Businesses, Job Creators
Feb. 3, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Republican Leader McConnell
Dec. 5, 2011 Applause for New Initiative to Help WA Small Businesses Grow with Increased Lending
Oct. 18, 2011 Cantwell: Weak Wall Street Speculation Rule is "Like Setting Speed Limit at 125 MPH'
Sept. 27, 2011 Cantwell Statement on One-Year Anniversary of Small Business Jobs Act's Enactment
Sept. 23, 2011 Begich-Cantwell Bill Preserves Icebreaker Options
Sept. 8, 2011 Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Sept. 8, 2011 Cantwell Statement On President Obama's Jobs Speech
Aug. 17, 2011 Cantwell Announces Two WA State Community Banks Receive Funding to Help Small Businesses Access Capital, Create Jobs
July 17, 2011 Cantwell Joins Elysian Brewing to Announce 35 New Jobs in New Production Facility
April 5, 2011 Cantwell Stands Up For WA Small Businesses, Supports Repeal of 1099 Requirement
March 17, 2011 Cantwell Calls for Crackdown on Wall Street Gambling That Drives Up Gas Prices
March 9, 2011 Cantwell Backs Bill to Invest in Small Business Innovation
March 9, 2011 Cantwell Introduces Small Business Tax Cut to Help Craft Brewers Expand and Create Jobs
March 3, 2011 Cantwell Introduces Resolution Recognizing Importance of Cooperatives in WA Economy
Feb. 17, 2011 Bipartisan Senator Discuss Importance of Securing Tanker Contract for American Workers, Keeping Jobs at Home
Feb. 2, 2011 In Support of Small Business, Cantwell Leads Senate Passage of Bipartisan 1099 Repeal Amendment
Jan. 26, 2011 Cantwell, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Level Playing Field for American Aerospace Workers
Dec. 23, 2010 Cantwell Fighting for Consumer Rights; On Comcast-NBC merger, says she's concerned about consumer protection
Dec. 21, 2010 Cantwell: Swift Implementation of Small Business Lending Fund Crucial to Job Growth
Dec. 13, 2010 Cantwell Statement on Tax and Unemployment Insurance Legislation
Sept. 27, 2010 Cantwell, at White House Signing, Calls Small Business Jobs Act a Major Win for Washington
Sept. 27, 2010 Cantwell, at White House Signing, Calls Small Business Jobs Act a Major Win for Washington
Sept. 16, 2010 Small Business Lending Fund Act of 2010
Sept. 16, 2010 Cantwell Hails Senate Passage of Small Business Jobs Bill
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