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Maria Cantwell's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

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: National Guard & Reserves
April 30, 2014 Senate Resolution 431 - Honoring Military Children During the National Month of the Military Child
Nov. 20, 2013 Resolutions Submitted Today
Nov. 19, 2013 Sexual Assault in the Military
March 29, 2013 Cantwell Statement on Scheduled Deployment of USS Nimitz from Everett
March 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - LGBT Rights
June 25, 2012 Murray, Cantwell, Dicks, Smith Announce $50 Million OEA Grant for Schools on JBLM
May 28, 2012 Cantwell Statement on Memorial Day
May 17, 2012 Letter to Michael B. Donley, U.S. Air Force Secretary
April 18, 2012 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy
Dec. 14, 2011 Letter to Michael B. Donley, Secretary of the Air Force
Dec. 6, 2011 Letter to Michael Huerta, Acting Administrator Federal Aviation Administration; Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense U.S. Department of Defense; Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of the Veterans Administration U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Sept. 20, 2011 Cantwell Hails End of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Aug. 18, 2011 Letter to Admiral Papp, Coast Guard
June 23, 2011 Cantwell Statement on Arrests in Foiled Seattle Terror Plot
May 25, 2011 Senators Murray, Cantwell Introduce Legislation to Increase Use of Biofuels in the Military
April 8, 2011 Cantwell: Pay Our Troops During a Shutdown
Dec. 22, 2010 Cantwell Hails Sunset of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Dec. 18, 2010 Cantwell Hails Repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Dec. 18, 2010 Cantwell Disappointed by Blockage of DREAM Act; Measure Offered Path to Citizenship for Immigrants Who Serve in Military, Attend College
Dec. 15, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Carl Levin, Chairman, Committee on Armed Services
Dec. 9, 2010 Cantwell: Defense Authorization, Including DADT, Critical to Military Security, Operation
Nov. 30, 2010 Cantwell Says "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal is Measured and Responsible
Sept. 17, 2010 "Cantwell Community Connection" Program to Bring Constituent Services Direct to 11 WA Communities
July 8, 2010 Cantwell Statement on Coast Guard Helicopter Crash
June 18, 2010 Members of the Senate Women's Caucus on Burma Call on Burmese Military Junta to Release Democratic Leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Her Birthday
May 31, 2010 Cantwell Statement on Memorial Day
May 19, 2010 Cantwell Issues Statement on Concerns About Unequal Care for National Guard, Reservists
May 6, 2010 Letter To The Honorable John McHugh, Secretary Of The Army
Feb. 1, 2010 Cantwell: Statement on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Reaching Initial Operating Capability
July 23, 2009 Senate Passes Cantwell-Backed Amendment To Ensure Troops' Votes Are Counted
July 13, 2009 Commerce Committee Passes Cantwell's Coast Guard Authorization Bill
June 3, 2009 Cantwell: Fort Lewis Program Can to Be a Model for How Military Sends Soldiers to War
March 10, 2009 Honoring the Sailors of the United States Submarine Force
June 25, 2008 Cantwell: Full GAO Report Details How Errors Widen Gap on Tanker Costs and Performance
May 23, 2008 Commemorating Memorial Day
May 22, 2008 Tax Legislation To Aid U.S. Men And Women In The Armed Services Moves to the President's Desk for Signature
May 22, 2008 Cantwell Votes to Safely Redeploy Troops From Iraq, Restore Military Readiness, and Address National Security Threats
May 19, 2008 Letter to Members of Congress, Re: Hanger and Runway Improvements that May Be Needed
May 12, 2008 Letter to Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General, Re: Help Compel Burma's Military Junta to Work with International Aid Organizations to Bring Assistance to Survivors of Cyclone Nargis
April 11, 2008 Cantwell Statement on Iraq
Dec. 19, 2007 Cantwell Votes to Fund Key National Programs; Supports Measure to Safely Redeploy Troops From Iraq
Oct. 24, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India
Oct. 23, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister Republic of India
Oct. 11, 2007 Letter to Michael Wynne, United States Air Force Secretary
Sept. 26, 2007 Women's Burma Caucus Calls on International Community to Keep up Press on Military Junta
June 21, 2007 Letter To Secretary Of Defense Robert M. Gates
May 25, 2007 Cantwell Statement on Memorial Day
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
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