Senator Maria Cantwell's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (WA) - Jr, Democratic
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8/16/16 With More than One Million New Energy Jobs on the Horizon, Cantwell and Moniz Lead Discussion on Energizing WA's Workforce in Tri-Cities 8/16/16 Cantwell Commends DOE and Battelle on New Five-Year Contract Extension to Manage and Operate PNNL 8/16/16 Cantwell Applauds Interior Department for Starting the Process to Create New, Stronger Regulations on Self-Bonding 8/11/16 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Pacific Northwest Senators, Members of Congress Prod State Department on Columbia River Treaty as Agency Drags Its Feet 8/09/16 Cantwell and Kilmer Tout Bill to Support Innovation in Wood Building Construction, Tour Site of Future SPI Timber Mill 8/04/16 Letter to Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, and the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives - Senate Democrats Urge Congress to Return to Fight Zika 8/04/16 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Broad Coalition of Senate Democrats Call on Top Consumer Agency to Move Swiftly to Limit Unfair Arbitration Agreements in Everyday Financial Contracts 8/02/16 Letter to The Honorable Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Urging CMS to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Coverage 7/29/16 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Call on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Protect U.S. Dairy Farmers from the Dairy Industry Financial Crisis 7/28/16 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Request for Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers 7/28/16 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - McCaskill, Bipartisan Group of Senators Urge Obama Administration to Support Job-Creating Biodiesel Production 7/28/16 Speech by Democratic Women of the Senate at the 2016 Democratic Party Convention 7/26/16 Letter to John McCain, Mac Thornberry, Jack Reed and Adam Smith; Respectively, Chairmen and Ranking Members of the Senate Committee on Armed Services - Kirk-Gillibrand Urge Full Funding for U.S.-Israel Missile Defense Cooperation 7/25/16 Letter to the Honorable Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation - Menendez, Booker, Sires, Watson Coleman Urge USDOT to Change Rule on Performance Measures for Congestion Relief 7/21/16 Letter to the Hon. Gina McCarthy, Administrator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Support Biodiesel, Help Create Jobs 7/21/16 Letter to The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Support Biodiesel, Help Create Jobs 7/20/16 Letter to The Honorable Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Finacial Protection Bureau - Strengthen Proposed Small-Dollar Lending Rules 7/19/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Promote Diversity at Federal Land Management Agencies 7/18/16 Letter to Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Update Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children 7/18/16 Bicameral, Bipartisan Coalition Calls to Keep the LWCF Program Alive, Citing Economic Benefits of the Program to Washington State 7/18/16 Bicameral, Bipartisan Coalition Calls to Keep the LWCF Program Alive, Citing Economic Benefits of the Program to Washington State 7/15/16 Letter to Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare-and Medicaid Services - Update Current Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children from Lead Hazards, Prevent Life-Long Health Effects 7/15/16 Cantwell, Colleagues Call for a Speedy Connection for Tribes and Broadband 7/15/16 Letter to Dr. Marcia McNutt, President of the National Academy of Sciences and Dr. C. D. Mote Jr., President of the National Academy of Engineering - Policy Changes to Support the Electric Grid 7/14/16 Cantwell, Tester, Udall Introduce Bill to Launch Businesses and Create Jobs in Indian Country 7/14/16 Rep. Blumenauer & Sens. Merkley, Wyden, Murray & Cantwell Introduce Legislation to Improve Sanitation and Safety Conditions at Columbia River Fishing Sites 7/14/16 Cantwell, Hatch Continue Fight for More Affordable Housing, Introduce Additional Comprehensive Legislation to Expand and Reform Development of Affordable Housing 7/13/16 Cantwell, Grassley, Twelve Fellow Senators Introduce Biodiesel Tax Credit Reform, Extension Act 7/13/16 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Business Meeting to Consider Pending Legislation- Cantwell Opening Statement 7/13/16 Priorities for the State of Washington Advance to Next Step in Legislative Process 7/13/16 Grassley, Cantwell, 12 Fellow Senators Introduce Biodiesel Tax Credit Reform, Extension Act 7/13/16 Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2016--Continued 7/13/16 FAA Extension Provision Doubles Airport Security in Weak Areas, Helps Prevent Brussels-Type Attacks 7/13/16 Cantwell Ensures a Smooth Landing for Spokane Travelers 7/12/16 Letter to Chairman John McCain and Ranking Member Jack Reed of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Protect Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces in Defense Bill 7/12/16 Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015--Continued 7/07/16 Members of WA Delegation on Announcement Selecting Alaska Airlines to Offer Flights to Cuba: Would Benefit Local, Regional Communities and Economy 7/06/16 Cantwell-Created Program Provides Seattle Historic $45 Million Grant to Free Up Train and Car Traffic, Bolster WA Economy 7/05/16 Cantwell, Murray, Kilmer Applaud Important Economic Development Win for Port Angeles Airport 7/01/16 Letter to John Thune and Bill Nelson, Respectively Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation; Bill Shuster and Peter DeFazio, Respectively Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Heinrich Leads Effort to Attach Airport Security Measure to FAA Reauthorization 7/01/16 U.S. Energy Department Joins Cantwell to Create New Partnership on Carbon Fiber Recycling 7/01/16 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 7/01/16 Letter to The Honorable John Thune, Chairman of Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, The Honorable Bill Nelson. Ranking Member of Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, The Honorable Bill Shuster, Chairman of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, The Honorable Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Push to Pass Security Measure to Support DIA 6/30/16 Senators Cantwell, Murray Announce Funding for Nearly 1,500 AmeriCorps Positions in Washington State 6/30/16 Letter to the Hon. Richard Shelby, Chairman, Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee - Restore Export-Import Bank to Full Strength 6/30/16 Cantwell, Murray & 40 Senators Call on Shelby to Hold Committee Vote on Export-Import Bank Board Nominee, Support American Workers 6/29/16 Sullivan, Cantwell, Murkowski Applaud Committee Passage of Alternate Safety Compliance Program Legislation 6/29/16 Senators Pass Bill out of Committee to Give Fishermen Voice in Grant Process, Boost U.S. Seafood 6/29/16 Cantwell Secures Provision to Address Significant Gap in Computer Science Education 6/29/16 National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act Of 2015--Continued

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