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 By U.s. Senator Maria Cantwell    News    March 29, 2012

Cantwell Leads Bipartisan Senate Coalition Urging Investment in Key Program to Fight Snohomish Crime

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last Friday, U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Chuck E. Grassley (R-IA) led a bipartisan coalition of 42 senators in support of continued investment in a crucial tool for local law enforcement in the fight against drug...

 By U.s. Senator Maria Cantwell    News    February 5, 2010

Cantwell Sponsors Legislation to Extend Medicaid Assistance

WASHINGTON, DC –Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and 32 other senators introduced legislation (S. 3000) to extend a provision in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) which provides states with increased federal Medicaid...

 By U.s. Senator Maria Cantwell Washington    News    November 2, 2009

Cantwell Secures Commitment from National Weather Service to Deliver New Flood Forecasting Technologies to Green River Valley

WASHINGTON, DC – Following a meeting with Jack Hayes, the Director of the National Weather Service (NWS), U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) announced today that she has received a commitment from the agency to provide more flood forecasting...

 By U.s. Senator Maria Cantwell    News    September 10, 2009

Cantwell Statement Following President Barack Obama’s Speech on Health Care Reform

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) issued the following statement following President Barack Obama’s address to a joint session of Congress on health care reform: “Tonight, President Obama made a strong case for passing...

 By U.s. Senator Maria Cantwell    News    July 23, 2009

Senate Passes Cantwell-Backed Amendment to Ensure Troops’ Votes Are Counted

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. Senate approved an amendment co-sponsored by Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) that will ensure the votes of U.S. troops and other Americans living overseas are counted in upcoming elections. The amendment to the...