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Maria Cantwell's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Office: U.S. Senate (WA) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Sept. 25, 2017 Letter to the Hon. R. Alexander Acosta, Secretary of Labor - Request for Information, Overtime Protections for Working Families
Sept. 20, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Heating Assistance Funding
Sept. 18, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Thomas Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Quick Distribution of Heating Assistance Funding
Aug. 1, 2017 Bipartisan Senators and Advocates Agree: Cantwell Proposal Is the "Primary Tool" to Combat Affordable Housing Crisis
May 25, 2017 Senators Murray, Cantwell Join Colleagues to Introduce $15 Minimum Wage Bill with Broad Support in Senate and House
March 1, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Drop Republican Efforts to Gut Family Planning Centers
Feb. 15, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Colleagues Urge Trump to Boost Funding for Heating Assistance & Weatherization Programs
Dec. 14, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary - Applauding the Final Rule Protecting Title X Health Care Providers
July 14, 2016 Cantwell, Hatch Continue Fight for More Affordable Housing, Introduce Additional Comprehensive Legislation to Expand and Reform Development of Affordable Housing
March 24, 2016 Cantwell Launches National Campaign to Increase Federal Resources for Affordable Housing
March 18, 2016 Letter to John Boozman, Chairman and Chris Coons, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government - Community Development Financial Institutions Fund
June 19, 2015 Letter to Julian Castro, Secretary US Department of Housing and Urban Development - Housing Choice Voucher Fund Allocation
April 16, 2015 Cantwell, Collins Introduce Apprenticeship Bill to Address Workforce Skills Gap
March 26, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education - Pell Grant Funding
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
Jan. 28, 2015 Finance Committee Democrats Outline Measures To Spur Job Growth for Veterans
Dec. 23, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Boost LIHEAP Fuel Assistance
Dec. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Boost LIHEAP Fuel Assistance
Oct. 3, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Release Federal Aid for Home Heating Among Seniors, Low-Income Households
Oct. 2, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Swiftly Release Federal Home Heating Aid
April 30, 2014 Cantwell Statement on Senate Minimum Wage Vote
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Aug. 22, 2013 Letter to Chairman Max Baucus and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch, Senate Finance Committee - Rural Hospitals
Aug. 2, 2013 Cantwell Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Bolster Construction of Affordable Housing
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Jeanne Lambrew, Deputy Assistant to the President for Health Policy - Health Care Cost Savings
July 25, 2013 Cantwell, Barrasso Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize Key Tribal Housing Bill
Feb. 28, 2013 Cantwell: May Oppose Obama Health Agency Nominee, Due to Delay of Cost-Saving Basic Health Program
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
Sept. 17, 2012 Cantwell Calls on Congress to Act on Key Tax Credit Bill Before Adjourning
Sept. 11, 2012 Cantwell Votes to Move Forward on Bill to Help Veterans Land Jobs
May 15, 2012 Cantwell Encourages Qualified WA Veterans to Sign Up for New Job Training Program
Feb. 13, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Hilda L. Solis, Secretary U.S. Department of Labor
Nov. 20, 2011 Fights to Keep Seattle Heating Support from Going to Other States
Nov. 19, 2011 Fights to Keep Spokane Heating Support from Going to Other States
June 22, 2011 Cantwell Applauds Start of High-Speed, Affordable Broadband Project in Pend Oreille County
April 15, 2011 Cantwell Applauds WA Grant to Improve Efficiency, Reduce Cost of Medicare & Medicaid
Jan. 19, 2011 Cantwell Announces $37.7M for Washington State Homelessness Programs
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Civil Liberties
Dec. 17, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate & The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Republican Leader, United States Senate
Dec. 13, 2010 Cantwell Statement on Tax and Unemployment Insurance Legislation
Dec. 1, 2010 Cantwell Calls for Maintaining Unemployment Compensation
Nov. 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations
July 21, 2010 Cantwell Heralds Unemployment Benefits Extension
June 24, 2010 Cantwell Says Maintaining Safety Net Crucial in Tough Economic Times
March 10, 2010 Cantwell Hails Passage of Senate's Second Jobs Bill
Feb. 4, 2010 Cantwell Sponsors Legislation to Extend Medicaid Assistance
March 19, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Food Assistance and Fostering Sustainable Agriculture and Economic Development in Less-Developed Countries
Feb. 10, 2009 Cantwell Secures 33 Weeks More Support for Washington State Workers and Families Struggling with Unemployment
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