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15 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Senator Cantwell calls Tri-Cities 'hub of innovation'

Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., promoted federal programs that can assist small businesses Thursday in Pasco, calling the Tri-Cities a "hub of innovation."

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Pasco, WA, Apparel, Columbia Sportswear, Marketing

19 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Newhouse leads fundraising in race to succeed Doc Hastings

Former state agriculture chief Dan Newhouse has emerged as the leading early fundraiser among a pack of Republicans vying to represent Central Washington's 4th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, US Politics, Agriculture, Science, Jay Inslee, Democrat, US Senate, Federal Election Commission, Financial Services, Kennewick, WA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

Why is small business lending down in Vancouver? Cantwell wants to know

Sen. Maria Cantwell held a field hearing in Vancouver on Wednesday to listen to testimony about the low utilization of Small Business Administration loans in southwest Washington.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Small Business, Personal Finance

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Islanders join in effort at Oso slide

Following one of the deadliest natural disasters in state history, several Vashon residents have joined in the large response effort at the Oso landslide.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, Vashon, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Journal of the San Juans

Tug-of-war over Navy jet noise aired in D.C.

As the Navy moves toward preparing an environmental impact statement to justify its continued training and testing of a growing fleet of jet aircraft at two airfields on Whidbey Island, San Juan and Lopez islanders living within easy earshot of NAS Whidbey are raising their voices to express concerns about their quality of life .

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Lopez, PA, us Travel, Travel, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Patty Murray

Seattle Times

Build icebreakers to protect U.S. interests in the Arctic

Republicans in Congress are toting extra heavy campaign baggage as they head into the 2014 election season, and look beyond to 2016.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Rick Larsen, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Coast Guard, US Military, Opinion

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

President signs bill protecting Wash. landmark

Members of Washington's congressional delegation say President Obama has signed legislation protecting the popular Green Mountain Lookout in the Glacier Peak Wilderness.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Rick Larsen, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Patty Murray, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Oso, WA

The Columbian

Cantwell to visit Vancouver on Wednesday, focus on small businesses

Sen. Maria Cantwell, will host a field hearing of the Senate Small Business Committee at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Vancouver City Hall, 415 W. Sixth St. The senator, a Democrat, was appointed chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship in February.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Vancouver, WA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Snohomish County, WA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

KEPR CBS 19

Beltran kicks off campaign for Congress

Another candidate is eyeing Doc Hastings' seat in Congress. Democrat Estakio Beltran kicked off his bid in Downtown Yakima Thursday.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Dennis Cardoza, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

Thu Apr 10, 2014

HeraldNet

Tragedy spurs passage of Green Mountain Lookout legislation

In the case of the Green Mountain Lookout, it took a tragedy for federal lawmakers to keep an iconic structure exactly where it is .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Darrington, WA, Oso, WA, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Business Journal

From the White House to the outhouse? No, just the Small Business Committee

SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet testifies about her agency's budget request before the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee.

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Related Topix: Small Business, US News, Personal Finance, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Senator James Risch, Republican

Business Journal

U.S. senators ask for more spending on federal inspections of crude-oil trains

Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash, is one of a group of senators who are calling for more funding of rail car inspections carrying crude oil.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, Valero Energy, Energy, Oil & Gas

Tri-cityherald.com

Democrat to run for Hastings' seat

Estakio Beltran, a former staffer for Sen. Maria Cantwell, plans to kick off his campaign for the congressional seat of U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings on Thursday in Yakima.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Yakima, WA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

'Equal Pay Day' divides Washington women in Congress

Women in America's work force earn on the average 77 cents for every dollar paid to their male counterparts, with African-American women and Latinas lagging further behind, which prompted the White House and Democrats in Congress to proclaim Tuesday as "Equal Pay Day" in Washington, D.C. Sen. Maria Cantwell: Right now, one third of families headed ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, US Senate, Democrat, Patty Murray

Business Journal

Washington salmon industry relieved as Alaska mine investor drops out

Many of the fishing boats operating in Alaska's Bristol Bay are based in Seattle or sell their catch to Seattle-based processors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Washington, Washington Government, Alaska, Alaska Government

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Inslee says Obama visit to mudslide will strengthen recovery

The president will be coming just a month after the half-square-mile slide buried a neighborhood near Oso, blocked state Route 530, and turned a half-hour commute upstream from Arlington to Darrington into a two-hour journey.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, Darrington, WA, Arlington, WA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, US Senate, Patty Murray

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Seattle Times

Congress votes to save Green Mountain Lookout

Congress has agreed to save the Green Mountain Lookout near Darrington in Snohomish County, permanently blocking a federal judge's order to remove the popular hiking destination in the remote Glacier Peak Wilderness.

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Related Topix: US News, Darrington, WA, Snohomish County, WA, US Politics, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat

Crosscut.com

Daily Troll: New oil train safety money? Bezos gives big to Hutch. Parks district hearing.

Sen. Maria Cantwell and 15 of her Senate colleagues want more money for oil train safety.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Patty Murray, Amazon

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Mining giant quits controversial Bristol Bay project in Alaska

Aerial view of site for giant proposed Pebble Mine near Bristol Bay in Alaska. Frying Pan Lake, pictured here, would disappear beneath a giant pile of tailings.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Officials visit Washington mudslide site - Sun, 06 Apr 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. SEATTLE - After touring the site of the deadly Washington mudslide, Department of Homeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson said federal help will continue until "this is done."

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Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, US Senate, Jay Inslee

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