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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
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 Introduces Small Business Tax Cut to Help Craft Brewers Expand and Create Jobs
March 9, 2011 Cantwell Backs Bill to Invest in Small Business Innovation
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 Cantwell Hails Senate Passage of Small Business Jobs Bill
Sept. 16, 2010 Small Business Lending Fund Act of 2010
Sept. 14, 2010 Landrieu, Cantwell, Boxer, Merkley Join Gene Sperling And Small Business Owners To Discuss Widespread Support For Small Business Jobs Bill
Sept. 14, 2010 Cantwell Hails Senate Victory on Small Business Jobs Bill
Sept. 13, 2010 Job Creation
Aug. 4, 2010 Executive Session
July 29, 2010 Small Business Lending Fund Act Of 2010
July 27, 2010 Small Business Lending Fund Act Of 2010
July 27, 2010 Cantwell Pushes for Final Passage of Small Business Jobs Bill
July 22, 2010 Small Business Lending Fund Act Of 2010 -- Resumed
July 21, 2010 Cantwell Urges Colleagues to Support Small Business Lending Fund
July 7, 2010 Cantwell Fighting for Small Business Lending to Stimulate Local Economy
June 25, 2010 Sens. Lautenberg, Snowe, Whitehouse, Cantwell Introduce Coastal Jobs Creation Act of 2010
June 3, 2010 Cantwell, Murray Urge Leader Reid to Make Small Business Lending the Next Priority
June 2, 2010 Cantwell, Murray Urge Leader Reid to Make Small Business Lending the Next Priority
May 17, 2010 Adopted Amendment Preserves Ability of Small Business Startups to Acquire Capital While Protecting Investors
May 4, 2010 Cantwell Urges New Standards to Improve Automobile Safety
April 9, 2010 Cantwell: Tanker Win Will Result in Small Business Growth for Washington State
April 7, 2010 Letter to Chair Barbara Mikulski and Ranking Member Richard Shelby Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies
April 6, 2010 Statement on New Carbon Fiber Manufacturing Facility in Moses Lake
Feb. 16, 2010 Cantwell: Small Business, Community Banks Are Key to Creating Jobs
Feb. 3, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Timothy F. Geithner, Secretary, United States Department Of Treasury
Jan. 21, 2010 Cantwell Statement on Obama's Plan to Reduce Banks' Excessive Financial Risk-Taking
Nov. 10, 2009 Cantwell Moves to Close Derivatives Loophole
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