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Maria Cantwell's Public Statements on Issue: Women

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
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
March 7, 2013 Cantwell Attends Signing of Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization
Feb. 28, 2013 Cantwell Lauds Bipartisan Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 14, 2013 Cantwell in State of Indian Nations Response: "Let's Start Off 2013 with Much Hope for the Future'
Feb. 12, 2013 Cantwell Praises Bipartisan Senate Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 11, 2013 Senate Votes Down Amendment to Remove Tribal Provisions from Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 11, 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
Feb. 7, 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013-Continued
Jan. 30, 2013 Paycheck Fairness Act
Jan. 30, 2013 Paycheck Fairness Act
Jan. 29, 2013 Cantwell Statement on 4-Year Anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Dec. 18, 2012 Letter to Women of the House Republican Conference
Dec. 18, 2012 Cantwell, Democratic Senate Women Urge Passage of Violence Against Women Act
Oct. 18, 2012 Letter to His Excellency Raja Pervez Ashraf, Prime Minister, Islamic Republic of Pakistan
May 16, 2012 Letter to Speaker Boehner
April 26, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011
March 25, 2012 The New York Times - "What Gender Gap? Washington State Has a History of Women Who Lead"
March 21, 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act
March 15, 2012 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
March 14, 2012 New York Times - Women Figure Anew in Senate's Latest Battle
March 8, 2012 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Feb. 3, 2012 Cantwell on Komen Decision: "Great News for Women's Health'
Feb. 2, 2012 Letter to Nancy G. Brinker
Nov. 10, 2011 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
July 26, 2011 Letter to King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud
May 3, 2011 Women's Preventive Health Services
April 13, 2011 The Debt
April 13, 2011 Senator Boxer: Fighting to Protect Women's Health
April 12, 2011 Cantwell Marks Equal Pay Day by Backing Bill to Close Pay Gap for Women
April 4, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader
March 28, 2011 Boxer Joins Senate Women in Renewed Call for Women's Rights in North Africa and Middle East
March 3, 2011 Effects of H.R. 1 on Women and Children
Aug. 5, 2010 Cantwell Statement Urging Senate Confirmation of Elena Kagan to be Supreme Court Justice
June 29, 2010 Letter to Secretary of Defense Robert Gates
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
June 5, 2010 National Women's Leadership Summit in Anchorage Generates Constructive Dialogue on Energy and Environment Policy Issues
March 10, 2010 Cantwell Hails WWII Women Pilots For Receiving Highest Civilian Honor
Jan. 26, 2010 Cantwell Statement on Rosanna Peterson Confirmation
Aug. 6, 2009 Executive Session
June 19, 2009 Senate Women's Caucus on Burma Renews Calls for the Release of the Imprisoned Democratic Leader Aung San Suu Kyi On Her Birthday
April 21, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance - Roundtable to Discuss Reforming America's Health Care Delivery System
April 9, 2009 Letter To His Excellency Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General Of The United Nations
March 18, 2009 Cantwell Works to Recognize Service of Washington's Women Airforce Service Pilots
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