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Maria Cantwell's Public Statements on Issue: Education

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
Issue Position: The Economy & Jobs
Issue Position: Education
March 13, 2014 Hearing of the Aviation Subcommittee of the Senate Commerce Committee - U.S. Leadership in Aerospace Manufacturing at Risk
Feb. 18, 2014 Cantwell to Join Award-Winning Chefs to Demonstrate New Healthy School Lunch Program
March 19, 2013 Hearing of the Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) Committee - Senate Energy Hearing
March 16, 2013 Cantwell Statement on the Passing of Former Governor Booth Gardner
Feb. 12, 2013 Cantwell Statement on State of the Union
June 25, 2012 Murray, Cantwell, Dicks, Smith Announce $50 Million OEA Grant for Schools on JBLM
May 11, 2012 Letter to Senate Conferees
May 1, 2012 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education
Feb. 9, 2012 Letter to Jeffrey Zients, Director of the Office of Management and Budget
Nov. 10, 2011 Cantwell Applauds Near Unanimous Senate Approval of VOW to Hire Heroes Act
Oct. 24, 2011 Cantwell: U.S. at "Pivotal Point' for Aerospace Competitiveness, Must Invest in Job Skills
June 13, 2011 Letter to Senators Tom Harkin, Chairman, and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member, Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services
March 11, 2011 Cantwell Leads On Anti-Bullying Bill to Keep Children Safe in Schools
March 7, 2011 Cantwell Applauds Washington STEM's Investment in Education for the 21st Century Workforce
Dec. 17, 2010 Cantwell-Backed Bill to Continue Strengthening U.S. Science, Technology, Education, and Math Passes Senate Unanimously
Oct. 21, 2010 Cantwell Praises President Obama's Executive Order Boosting Education for Hispanic Students
July 22, 2010 Cantwell: STEM Education Crucial to 21st Century Workforce
June 1, 2010 Cantwell Tours Naval Shipyard, USS Stennis
May 19, 2010 Cantwell Hails Grant for Japanese American Internment Educational Memorial Wall on Bainbridge Island
April 26, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, And The Honorable Michael B. Enzi, Ranking Member, Committee On Health, Education, Labor And Pensions
Feb. 25, 2010 Cantwell Joins Colleagues in Introducing the Engineering Education for Innovation Act of 2010
June 16, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee - To Consider the Nomination of Inez Tenenbaum to be Chairman and Commissioner for the Consumer Product Safety Commission
June 16, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Commerce, Science And Transportation Committee - Nominations
May 6, 2009 Hearing of the Communications, Technology and the Internet Subcommittee of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee - The Future of Journalism
May 1, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Tom Harkin and Arlen Specter, Chairman And Ranking Member, Senate Subcommittee On Labor, Health And Human Services, Education And Related Agencies
April 23, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Committee On Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs - Nominations
April 21, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance - Roundtable to Discuss Reforming America's Health Care Delivery System
April 2, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - The Nomination of Governor Kathleen Sebelius (D-KS) to be Secretary of Health and Human Services
March 25, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommitte On Health Care Of The Senate Committe On Finanace - The Role Of Long-Term Care In Health Reform
March 18, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Commerce, Science And Transportation Committee - Nomination of Gary F. Locke to be Secretary of Commerce
Oct. 17, 2008 Cantwell Congratulates Gonzaga University for Educating Energy Workforce of the Future
July 31, 2008 Cantwell Applauds Significant Increase in Student Financial Aid
July 2, 2008 Letter to Mary Peters, Secretary of the Department of Transportation, Re: Update Analysis Model for Setting Fuel Economy Increases to Reflect Current Gas Prices and Urgency of Reducing U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions
April 8, 2008 Letter to Dianne Feinstein and Wayne Allard, Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Re: Fund Indian Education Program
March 28, 2008 Cantwell Concludes Statewide Listening Tour in Bellingham
March 14, 2008 Cantwell Supports Budget to Strengthen Economy and American Middle Class
Feb. 14, 2008 Letter to Edward M. Kennedy and Mike Enzi, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, Re: Heart for Women Act
Feb. 4, 2008 Cantwell: President's Budget Continues to Shortchange Americans
Nov. 14, 2007 Cantwell Praises Reauthorization of the Head Start Program
July 20, 2007 Cantwell: Senate's Pell Grant Expansion Will Make College More Affordable
May 15, 2007 Cantwell Backs Increase in Skilled Workers to Boost U.S. Economy
May 9, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee on GI Bill for Life
May 1, 2007 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 20, 2007 Cantwell Urges Funding Boost for Program to Help Veterans, Active Duty Personnel Use GI Bill Benefits
March 12, 2007 Cantwell Fights to Make College Education Affordable
Feb. 15, 2007 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 5, 2007 Cantwell: President's Budget Raises Electricity Rates, Cuts Funding for Law Enforcement and Homeland Security, Shortchanges Education, Veterans, ....
Jan. 10, 2007 Cantwell Legislation Would Create Lifelong Learning Accounts Similar to 401(k)s
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