Senator Maria Cantwell's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Maria Cantwell
Current Office: U.S. Senate - 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
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8/11/14 Cantwell, Begich Call for National Strategy on Ocean Acidification 7/18/14 Cantwell Statement on EPA Proposal to Protect Fisheries from Pebble Mine Pollution 4/10/14 Senate Committee Passes Cantwell Legislation to Support West Coast Fishing Jobs 3/10/14 Climate Change 2/27/14 Cantwell Calls for NOAA Study on Ocean Acidification's Effects on Seafood and Fishing 1/30/14 Cantwell: Key Fishery Bill Should Tackle the Threat of Ocean Acidification 12/05/13 Cantwell, Begich Hear from Local Fisherman on Need to Modernize Fishing Fleets 11/13/13 Cantwell and Kirk Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 10/25/13 Letter to Senate Farm Bill Conferee - Include Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Language in 2013 Farm Bill 10/23/13 Cantwell Tours New Freezer Longliner Construction at Anacortes Shipbuilder 10/18/13 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Make Reopening of Bristol Bay Fishery a "Top Priority" 9/19/13 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation - Obama's NOAA Nominee 7/31/13 Letter to Kathryn Sullivan, Acting Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - 7/30/13 Senate Committee Passes Cantwell-Backed Bills to Support Maritime Economy 7/18/13 GREEN MOUNTAIN LOOKOUT: Murray, Cantwell Bill to Protect Green Mountain Lookout to be Discussed at Committee Hearing Later this Month 7/11/13 Sen. Cantwell, Rep. Herrera Beutler Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Support West Coast Fishing Jobs 4/26/13 Cantwell Statement on New EPA Findings on Bristol Bay Mine, Threat to WA Fishing Jobs 4/26/13 Cantwell Leads Charge to Preserve Key Fisheries Programs in Federal Budget 3/19/13 During Fisheries Hearing, Cantwell Questions Proposal to Cut Critical Salmon Recovery Fund 3/18/13 Cantwell Urges SEC Investigation of Contradictory Statements by Pebble Mine Company 3/13/13 Senators Introduce Capitol Construction Fund Reforms for Fishermen 2/26/13 Murray, Cantwell, DelBene, Larsen Introduce Bill to Keep Illabot Creek Wild and Scenic 12/05/12 Senators Hail Final Senate Passage Of Legislation To Make Attendance At An Animal Fight A Crime 9/25/12 The Seattle Times - Proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay threatens Seattle's salmon industry 6/21/12 Blumenthal Hails Final Passage of Farm Bill, Legislation Includes Animal Fighting Amendment 5/24/12 Cantwell Statement on EPA Agreeing to Hold Seattle Bristol Bay Hearing on May 31 5/21/12 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture 5/18/12 Cantwell: EPA Study of Bristol Bay Confirms Risk to WA Fishing Jobs 4/22/12 Cantwell on Earth Day: Senate Moves to Protect WA Shellfish Jobs from Deadly Acidification Threat 12/06/11 Introduction of Bipartisan Bill to Crack Down on Animal Fighting 11/17/11 Salmon Virus Amendment Headed to President for Signature 11/15/11 Letter to Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior - Wilderness Designation for Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 11/10/11 Cantwell Helps Secure Key Committee Passage of Alpine Lakes Wilderness Expansion Bill 11/06/11 Cantwell, Key Agencies Highlight Progress in Responding to Salmon Virus Threat 11/02/11 Letter to Senators Mikulski and Hutchison 11/02/11 Cantwell Urges Action to Protect WA Coastal Jobs from Floating Tsunami Trash 11/01/11 Senate Passes Cantwell Amendment to Investigate and Respond to Deadly Salmon Virus 10/20/11 Cantwell, Murkowski, Begich Call for Investigation of Salmon Virus Threat 7/22/11 Cantwell, Murkowski Introduce Bill to Sustain Healthy, Wild Salmon Populations 6/08/11 Cantwell Helps Pass NW Straits Bill out of Committee, Sends to Full Senate 4/13/11 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 3/08/11 Cantwell Secures Commitment from Obama Administration to Make Groundfish Program "a Top Priority' in Budget 8/03/10 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions 6/25/10 Sens. Lautenberg, Snowe, Whitehouse, Cantwell Introduce Coastal Jobs Creation Act of 2010 3/04/10 Cantwell Receives Award for Animal Welfare Legislation 5/08/09 Letter to Director Orszag, Secretary Locke and Administrator Lubchenco 4/22/09 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions 4/22/09 On Earth Day, Cantwell Leads Efforts to Protect Our Oceans' Mammals 4/02/09 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions 1/16/09 Cantwell Presses Interior Nominee Salazar for Tougher Protection of Washington State Parks and Waterways