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Maria Cantwell's Public Statements on Issue: Indigenous Peoples

Office: U.S. Senate (WA) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
April 11, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Don't Reverse National Monument Designations
March 31, 2017 Cantwell Urges Zinke: Prioritize Funding To Restore Fire-Damaged Tribal Lands
March 21, 2017 Northwestern Members of Congress Reintroduce Bill to Improve Safety and Sanitation at Columbia River Tribal Fishing Sites
March 16, 2017 Cantwell, Udall, Tester Introduce Measure to Create Jobs by Fostering Entrepreneurship in Indian Country
March 16, 2017 Udall, Tester, Cantwell Introduce Measure to Create Jobs by Fostering Entrepreneurship in Indian Country
March 15, 2017 Letter to Doug Lamont, Army Corps of Engineers and Mick Mulvaney, Office of Management and Budget - Columbia River Tribal Housing Action Plan
March 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump, President - Protect the White House Tribal Nations Conference and Council on Native American Affairs
Feb. 17, 2017 Senate Indian Affairs Committee Democrats Secure Exemption from Federal Hiring Freeze for Indian Health Services Staff
Feb. 9, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Stand up for Tribal Sovereignty and Treaty Rights
Feb. 7, 2017 Letter to the President - Blast Dakota Access Pipeline Decision, Stand up for Tribal Sovereignty and Treaty Rights
Jan. 31, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Your Hiring Freeze is Hurting Indian Country
Dec. 30, 2016 Senators Murray, Cantwell Applaud Move to Protect Methow Valley from Mining for Next Two Years
Sept. 15, 2016 Senate Passes Provisions to Help Rebuild Lost Housing for Columbia River Tribes
July 15, 2016 Cantwell, Colleagues Call for a Speedy Connection for Tribes and Broadband
July 14, 2016 Rep. Blumenauer & Sens. Merkley, Wyden, Murray & Cantwell Introduce Legislation to Improve Sanitation and Safety Conditions at Columbia River Fishing Sites
July 14, 2016 Cantwell, Tester, Udall Introduce Bill to Launch Businesses and Create Jobs in Indian Country
April 27, 2016 Senator Cantwell's Statement on Scientific Validation of Kennewick Man's Native American Ancestry
April 27, 2016 Cantwell Tribal School Construction Bill Passes Out of Indian Affairs Committee
April 14, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee - Opening Statement on King Cove Hearing
Jan. 27, 2016 Cantwell, Tester Introduce Tribal School Construction Legislation
Nov. 2, 2015 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Swift Action to Improve Columbia River Treaty Tribal Housing Conditions
March 11, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Access to Emergency Contraception for Native American Women
Sept. 18, 2014 Cantwell, Reid, Johnson Introduce Bill That Would Revoke NFL's Tax-Exempt Status
Sept. 16, 2014 The Seattle Times - Maria Cantwell Threatens to Strip NFL of Nonprofit Status
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Name of the Washington, DC Football Team
May 22, 2014 Thank You to Colleagues Who Signed Letter to the NFL
May 5, 2014 Cantwell Statement on the Passing of Billy Frank Jr.
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner, National Football League - Time to Change Name of Washington Team
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Tribes
Nov. 20, 2013 Resolutions Submitted Today
Nov. 14, 2013 Sequestration Cuts Deeply into Indian Country
July 31, 2013 Reauthorization of Critical Housing Bill Tops Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
July 25, 2013 Cantwell, Barrasso Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize Key Tribal Housing Bill
June 12, 2013 Indian Affairs Committee Examines Re-Nomination of Indian Health Service Director
May 22, 2013 Senate Passes Cantwell Amendment to Include Tribes in Soil and Water Conservation Programs
May 15, 2013 At First Indian Affairs Hearing, Interior Secretary Affirms Commitment to Uphold Trust Responsibility to Tribes
May 8, 2013 Chairwoman Cantwell Holds Hearing on Tribal Resources Legislation
April 24, 2013 At Hearing, Chairwoman Cantwell Urges Investment in Key Tribal Programs
April 11, 2013 Cantwell Congratulates Quintal Leader for Being Named "Champion of Change' by White House
April 10, 2013 First Indian Affairs Hearing of 113th Congress Focuses on Need to Reauthorize Tribal Housing Bill
April 10, 2013 Executive Session
March 20, 2013 Cantwell Welcomes Tribal Leaders to Senate Roundtable on Growing Jobs and Opportunities in Indian Country
Feb. 26, 2013 Cantwell, Barrasso Formally Elected During First Indian Affairs Committee Meeting of New Congress
Feb. 14, 2013 Cantwell in State of Indian Nations Response: "Let's Start Off 2013 with Much Hope for the Future'
Feb. 14, 2013 Cantwell's Remarks: Congressional Response to the National Congress of American Indians' State of Indian Nations Address
Feb. 11, 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
Feb. 7, 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013-Continued
Jan. 11, 2013 Cantwell Selected as Chair of the Indian Affairs Committee
Dec. 18, 2012 Cantwell, Democratic Senate Women Urge Passage of Violence Against Women Act
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