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Maria Cantwell's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

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
May 23, 2014 Cantwell Applauds China's Decision to Resume Imports of WA State Geoducks
April 14, 2014 Hoeven, Cantwell Introduce the Farm and Small Business Expensing Tax Relief Act
April 10, 2014 Senate Committee Passes Cantwell Legislation to Support West Coast Fishing Jobs
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
March 10, 2014 Climate Change
Feb. 28, 2014 Cantwell Statement on EPA Announcement that could Protect Washington Fishing Jobs from Pebble Mine
Feb. 27, 2014 Cantwell Calls for NOAA Study on Ocean Acidification's Effects on Seafood and Fishing
Feb. 26, 2014 Press Recap: Cantwell Highlights Farm Bill Benefits to Washington in 3-Day State Tour
Feb. 21, 2014 Cantwell: New Farm Bill Means Jobs in Eastern Washington, Healthier School Meals
Feb. 19, 2014 Cantwell: New Program Will Help Washington School Districts Serve More Healthy Lunches
Feb. 3, 2014 YAKIMA VALLEY: USDA Responds to Cantwell, Murray, Purchases $11.5 million of Concord Grape Juice
Feb. 3, 2014 USDA Responds to Murray, Cantwell, Purchases $11.5 million of Concord Grape Juice
Jan. 29, 2014 New Farm Bill Passes House, Includes Cantwell Program to Make School Lunches Healthier
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to President Obama - Protect Bristol Bay Salmon from Mining Pollution
Dec. 5, 2013 Cantwell, Begich Hear from Local Fisherman on Need to Modernize Fishing Fleets
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to the Farm Bill Conference Committee - Pea, Lentil, Bean Focus in New Farm Bill
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Protect Agricultural Exports in New International Trade Agreement
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Senate Farm Bill Conferee - Include Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Language in 2013 Farm Bill
Oct. 24, 2013 Cantwell, DelBene: Congress Must Pass Farm Bill to Support Washington Jobs
Oct. 23, 2013 Cantwell Urges Bipartisan Passage of Farm Bill to Support Whatcom County Growers
Oct. 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker - Make Reopening of Bristol Bay Fishery a "Top Priority"
Oct. 17, 2013 Letter to Secretary Penny Pritzker, Dept. of Commerce - Alaskan Crab Fishery
Sept. 19, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation - Obama's NOAA Nominee
Aug. 16, 2013 In Vancouver, Cantwell Calls for Congress to Form Conference to Pass Farm Bill
Aug. 5, 2013 In Spokane Valley, Cantwell Urges Bipartisan Action to Pass Farm Bill
June 11, 2013 Yakima Herald - Senate OKs Huge Farm Bill
June 10, 2013 Cantwell Hails Senate Passage of Farm Bill That Could Make School Meals Healthier
June 10, 2013 Cantwell Hails Senate Passage of Farm Bill That Supports Eastern WA Jobs, Healthier School Meals
May 30, 2013 Cantwell: New Farm Bill Provision Would Make School Meals Healthier
May 29, 2013 In Yakima Valley at Ag Research Lab, Cantwell Urges Passage of Farm Bill to Support Yakima Jobs
May 29, 2013 In Pasco at Potato Processor, Cantwell Urges Passage of Farm Bill to Support Tri-Cities Jobs
May 29, 2013 KVEW TV - Sen. Cantwell Visits Pasco to Push Farm Bill
May 28, 2013 Cantwell: New Farm Bill Would Mean Jobs in Eastern WA, Healthier School Meals
March 13, 2013 Senators Introduce Capitol Construction Fund Reforms for Fishermen
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Roberts - Energy Production
July 8, 2012 Cantwell Joins Local Farmers to Highlight New Farm Bill's Support for Agriculture, Jobs
July 6, 2012 Cantwell Joins Fruit Growers to Highlight New Farm Bill's Impact on Yakima Valley Jobs
June 21, 2012 Cantwell-Backed Farm Bill Passes Senate, Would Support Washington Agriculture Jobs
June 19, 2012 Senate Approves Cantwell's Bipartisan Amendment to Boost Pulse Crops in School Meals
June 13, 2012 Cantwell Applauds North Spokane Corridor Progress
June 3, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member, Senate Agriculture Committee and The Honorable Pat Roberts, Chairwoman, Senate Agriculture Committee
May 24, 2012 Letter to Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Fresh Potato Acess
May 18, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack Secretary US Department of Agriculture
May 17, 2012 Cantwell Demands Answers on Tsunami Debris Response at First Oversight Hearing
May 15, 2012 Harkin Joins Bipartisan Group of More Than 40 Senators in Urging Floor Action on Farm Bill
April 27, 2012 Cantwell-Backed Ag Export & Specialty Crop Programs Receive Continued Support in Proposed New Farm Bill
April 22, 2012 Cantwell on Earth Day: Senate Moves to Protect WA Shellfish Jobs from Deadly Acidification Threat
April 19, 2012 Letter to Chairman Stabenow and Ranking Member Roberts, of the United States Department of Agriculture
April 18, 2012 Hearing of the Finance Subcommittee, of the United States Senate Committee on Finance
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