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Maria Cantwell's Public Statements on Issue: Women

Office: U.S. Senate (WA) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
July 28, 2016 Speech by Democratic Women of the Senate at the 2016 Democratic Party Convention
July 1, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John B. King, Jr., Secretary, U.S. Department of Education, and The Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice - Hold Colleges & Universities Accountable for Underreporting Sexual Violence on Campus
June 27, 2016 Cantwell Statement on Supreme Court Ruling in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt
May 6, 2016 Cantwell Applauds $1.5 Million Grant for Tacoma Minority Business Center
April 12, 2016 National Equal Pay Day
April 6, 2016 Mikulski, Senate Democrats Along with Advocacy Groups Urge Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act
March 8, 2016 On International Women's Day, Bipartisan Coalition Announces Resolution Supporting International Women's Day
March 2, 2016 With Boost from Cantwell's Women's Small Business Procurement Parity Act, Federal Contracting Reaches Five Percent Goal for Women-Owned Small Businesses for the First Time in History
Feb. 2, 2016 Cantwell Statement on the Coast Guard Doubling Maternity Leave
Dec. 18, 2015 Cantwell Secures Major Reforms in Coast Guard Reauthorization Bill
Dec. 3, 2015 Supporting the Coffee Farmers in The Democratic Republic Of The Congo
Nov. 18, 2015 Cantwell-Sponsored NOAA Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention Legislation Passes Out of Commerce Committee
Oct. 22, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Correct Improper Implementation of Helms Amendment, Reduce Barriers to Safe Abortion for Women and Girls in Conflict-Affected Regions
Oct. 7, 2015 Cantwell's Women's Business Center Program Bill Passes out of Committee
Oct. 5, 2015 Women'S Small Business Ownership Act of 2015
Oct. 1, 2015 Vitter, Cantwell, Shaheen Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Expand Support for Women Entrepreneurs
Oct. 1, 2015 Cantwell Introduces Bill to Reauthorize Women's Business Center Program
Sept. 11, 2015 Cantwell, Shaheen,Gillibrand Applaud Move by Small Business Administration to Support Women-Owned Small Businesses
Aug. 6, 2015 Letter to Admiral Paul Zukunft, Commandant of the United States Coast Guard - Increase Maternity Leave Policies for Coast Guard Women
May 5, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Women Should Have Full Access to All FDA-Approved Contraception
April 24, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Updated Guidance to Pregnant Women on Seafood Consumption
April 14, 2015 Cosmopolitan - Why Aren't the Extra-Effective Women of the U.S. Senate Getting the Credit They Deserve?
March 25, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor - Title X Family Planning Program
March 11, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Access to Emergency Contraception for Native American Women
March 3, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Full Access for Women to the Affordable Care Act
Feb. 26, 2015 Senators Urge Small Business Administration to Expedite Implementation of Women's Small Business Procurement Parity Act
Feb. 10, 2015 Letter to Chairman Charles Grassley and Ranking Member Patrick Leahy, Senate Judiciary Committee - Hold Hearing on Sex Trafficking
Dec. 9, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
Dec. 4, 2014 Shaheen, Cantwell and Gillibrand Announce Inclusion of Women's Small Business Procurement Parity Act in National Defense Bill
Nov. 17, 2014 Letter to Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Combating Women's Heart Disease
Nov. 17, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Combating Women's Heart Disease
Nov. 17, 2014 Letter to Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Combating Women's Heart Disease
Nov. 7, 2014 Letter to Sepp Blatter, President of the International Federation of Association Football - Holding 2015 Women's World Cup on Grass, Not Artificial Turf, Just Like Men's World Cup
Sept. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Veterans Suffering Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as Result of Military Sexual Violence
Sept. 11, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Institute Zero-Tolerance Policy for Domestic Violence
Aug. 20, 2014 Report: Washington Women Entrepreneurs Face Gender Gap in Access to Lending
Aug. 4, 2014 Cardin, Cantwell Applaud Small Business Scorecard for Federal Contracting
July 31, 2014 Cantwell Introduces Legislation to Close the Gender Gap for Women Entrepreneurs
July 30, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 30, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 23, 2014 Report: Women Business Owners Face Gap in Lending, Federal Contracts
July 16, 2014 Executive Session
June 18, 2014 Shaheen, Cantwell and Gillibrand Introduce Bill Supporting Women-Owned Small Businesses
May 6, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Nigerian Girl Abductions by Boko Haram
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
Nov. 19, 2013 Sexual Assault in the Military
June 20, 2013 Hirono & Murray Join Murkowski, Boxer, Gillibrand, Cantwell, Stabenow, Klobuchar, Warren, Baldwin, Mikulski, Landrieu & Shaheen In Introducing Measure To Give Women Greater Opportunity To Utilize New Economic Immigration System In Immigration Bill
March 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Urge UN Members to Renounce Statements Made Against Women by Muslim Brotherhood
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights
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