Senator Maria Cantwell's Public Statements


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
Issue Category
Keyword Search
2/10/14 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner, National Football League - Time to Change Name of Washington Team 11/20/13 Resolutions Submitted Today 11/14/13 Sequestration Cuts Deeply into Indian Country 7/31/13 Reauthorization of Critical Housing Bill Tops Indian Affairs Committee Hearing 7/25/13 Cantwell, Barrasso Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize Key Tribal Housing Bill 6/12/13 Indian Affairs Committee Examines Re-Nomination of Indian Health Service Director 5/22/13 Senate Passes Cantwell Amendment to Include Tribes in Soil and Water Conservation Programs 5/15/13 At First Indian Affairs Hearing, Interior Secretary Affirms Commitment to Uphold Trust Responsibility to Tribes 5/08/13 Chairwoman Cantwell Holds Hearing on Tribal Resources Legislation 4/24/13 At Hearing, Chairwoman Cantwell Urges Investment in Key Tribal Programs 4/11/13 Cantwell Congratulates Quintal Leader for Being Named "Champion of Change' by White House 4/10/13 First Indian Affairs Hearing of 113th Congress Focuses on Need to Reauthorize Tribal Housing Bill 4/10/13 Executive Session 3/20/13 Cantwell Welcomes Tribal Leaders to Senate Roundtable on Growing Jobs and Opportunities in Indian Country 2/26/13 Cantwell, Barrasso Formally Elected During First Indian Affairs Committee Meeting of New Congress 2/14/13 Cantwell in State of Indian Nations Response: "Let's Start Off 2013 with Much Hope for the Future' 2/14/13 Cantwell's Remarks: Congressional Response to the National Congress of American Indians' State of Indian Nations Address 2/11/13 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 2/07/13 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013-Continued 1/11/13 Cantwell Selected as Chair of the Indian Affairs Committee 12/18/12 Cantwell, Democratic Senate Women Urge Passage of Violence Against Women Act 12/12/12 Cantwell Statement on Proposed Committee Assignments for 113th Congress 2/27/12 President Signs into Law Cantwell-Backed Bill to Move Quileute Tribe Out of Tsunami Zone 2/13/12 Providing the Quileute Indian Tribe Tsunami and Flood Protection 9/23/11 Child and Family Services Improvement and Innovation Act 7/28/11 Key Committee Approves Cantwell Bill to Move Quileute Tribe out of Tsunami Zone 4/14/11 Key Agency Backs Cantwell Bill to Move Quileute Tribe out of Tsunami Zone 12/14/10 Senator Patty Murray-It Gets Better 12/14/10 Cantwell, Murray Legislation to Relocate Hoh Indian Tribe Passes House, Will Be Signed into Law 9/30/10 Senators Murray, Cantwell Applaud Passage of Legislation to Relocate the Hoh Indian Tribe 9/30/10 Senators Cantwell, Murray Applaud Passage of Legislation to Relocate the Hoh Indian Tribe 10/07/09 Cantwell Applauds Inclusion of Native American Apology Amendment 8/06/09 Committee Passes Murray-Cantwell Bill To Help The Hoh Tribe Move Out Of Flood Plains 4/02/09 Cantwell: It Is Our Trust Responsibility to Help the Hoh Tribe Move To Higher Ground 2/23/09 Hoh Indian Tribe Safe Homelands Act 1/16/09 Cantwell Presses Interior Nominee Salazar for Tougher Protection of Washington State Parks and Waterways 1/09/09 Letter To President-Elect Barack Obama 9/29/08 Senate Moves to Provide Providing Safe Homes on American Indian 5/23/08 Cantwell Praises Bill Providing Safe Homes as a Foundation for Success on Reservations Across The Country 3/10/08 Boxer Leads Call to Restore Bush Cuts to Urban Indian Health Programs 3/10/08 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, the Honorable Dianne Feinstein and the Honorable Wayne Allard 9/10/07 Cantwell Statement on Whale Killing 10/25/05 Cantwell Legislation to Complete Port of Tacoma Expansion Agreement Passes Senate 9/21/04 National Museum of the American Indian 1/01/14 Issue Position: Tribes