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Maria Cantwell's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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 8, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed
April 1, 2014 Mikulski, Senate and House Democrats Along with Advocacy Groups Urge Senate Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Workers
Jan. 30, 2014 Cantwell Calls for Raising Federal Minimum Wage, Cites Impact to Women and Families
Jan. 29, 2014 Cantwell Responds to State of the Union Speech
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Jim McNerney, Jr. Chairman, President and CEO The Boeing Company, and Ray Conner President and CEO Boeing Commercial Airplanes - Washington is the Best Place for the 777X
Nov. 7, 2013 Cantwell Statement on Senate Passage of ENDA
Nov. 7, 2013 Cantwell Statement on Senate Passage of ENDA
May 29, 2013 In Pasco at Potato Processor, Cantwell Urges Passage of Farm Bill to Support Tri-Cities Jobs
May 29, 2013 In Yakima Valley at Ag Research Lab, Cantwell Urges Passage of Farm Bill to Support Yakima Jobs
May 28, 2013 Cantwell: New Farm Bill Would Mean Jobs in Eastern WA, Healthier School Meals
April 26, 2013 Cantwell Applauds Congressional Passage of Bill to End Furloughs of Air Traffic Controllers
March 13, 2013 Cantwell Introduces Washington State Workforce Development Leader at Senate Roundtable on Job Training
Jan. 30, 2013 Paycheck Fairness Act
Jan. 30, 2013 Paycheck Fairness Act
Sept. 20, 2012 Senators Say Hands Off Social Security
Sept. 17, 2012 In Vancouver, Cantwell Calls on Congress to Extend Tax Cuts for Hiring Veterans
May 15, 2012 Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
April 12, 2012 Emergency Workforce Assistance Approved for 570 Kimberly-Clark Workers
April 3, 2012 Murray, Cantwell Announce Emergency Grant to Help Workers Affected by Hanford Layoffs
Feb. 28, 2012 Cantwell Hosts Seattle Business Leader in Senate Roundtable on Jobs in African-American Community
Dec. 5, 2011 Applause for New Initiative to Help WA Small Businesses Grow with Increased Lending
Oct. 24, 2011 Cantwell: U.S. at "Pivotal Point' for Aerospace Competitiveness, Must Invest in Job Skills
Sept. 8, 2011 Cantwell Statement On President Obama's Jobs Speech
July 27, 2011 Rockefeller, Cantwell, Senate Dems Propose Bill to Help Families of Furloughed FAA Workers
March 3, 2011 Effects of H.R. 1 on Women and Children
March 3, 2011 Cantwell Introduces Resolution Recognizing Importance of Cooperatives in WA Economy
Jan. 7, 2011 Murray, Cantwell Praise Alcoa Expansion, Job Creation in Ferndale and Wenatchee
Dec. 17, 2010 Airline Worker Rollover
Sept. 17, 2010 "Cantwell Community Connection" Program to Bring Constituent Services Direct to 11 WA Communities
July 24, 2010 Cantwell Delivers on Help for Washingtonians Struggling to Find Work
March 22, 2010 Cantwell Endorses Recommendations to Speed Up Toxic Exposure Claims by Hanford Workers
March 10, 2010 Cantwell Says Tanker Jobs Study Shows That A Boeing Win Means Long-Term Manufacturing Jobs for Washington State, U.S.
Feb. 22, 2010 Cantwell Fights to Expand Work Share Program to Preserve Jobs and Keep Washingtonians Working
Jan. 29, 2009 Cantwell Applauds Obama Signature of Law Guaranteeing Expansion of Equal Pay for Equal Work
Jan. 22, 2009 Cantwell Votes for Equal Pay for Equal Work
May 8, 2008 Cantwell: Another Anniversary, Another Year of Outdated Mining Laws
April 21, 2008 Letter to Mr. Richard Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, Delta Air Lines, Inc. and Mr. Doug Steenland, Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Airlines
March 25, 2008 Cantwell, Murray, Baird Applaud Efforts of Local Community to Prepare Workforce for 21st Century
Dec. 20, 2007 Cantwell Disappointed by Republican Leadership's Refusal to Extend TAA Benefits
Dec. 18, 2007 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Dec. 4, 2006 Weekly Update
Nov. 30, 2006 Cantwell Calls for Thorough Evaluation of Former Hanford Workers' Petition for Compensation
Aug. 4, 2006 Cantwell Helps Protect Pensions for Workers
May 25, 2006 U.S. Senators Baucus and Cantwell and U.S. Reps. Rangel and Smith Call for Expanded TAA Benefits
May 11, 2006 Cantwell Introduces Legislation to Ensure Fair Pensions and Benefits for Hanford Contract Workers
May 9, 2006 Cantwell Continues to Question Planned Cuts to Basic Retirement Security for Hanford Workers
April 5, 2006 Cantwell Leads 39 Other Senators in Fight to Stop Workforce Development Cuts
March 7, 2006 Cantwell Condemns Bush Plan That Could Put Much-Needed Benefits Out of Sick Hanford Workers' Reach
Nov. 17, 2005 Cantwell Wins Review of Former Hanford Worker Benefits Status
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