Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Maria Cantwell News

News on Maria Cantwell continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

8 hrs ago | 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.

Comment?

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

13 hrs ago | 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.

Comment?

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.

Comment?

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 .

Comment?

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.

Comment?

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.

Comment?

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.

Comment?

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)

Comment?

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.

Comment?

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.

Comment?

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.

Comment?

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.

Comment?

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.

Comment?

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."

Comment?

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

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Columbian

Cantwell calls for new investment in oil train safety

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., on Friday led a group of senators in calling for increased federal spending to address the safety of transporting crude oil by rail, and boosting investment in inspections.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeff Merkley, Ron Wyden, Vancouver, WA

The Oregonian

Oil train safety: Sens. Ron Wyden, Jeff Merkley call for increased spending to boost oversight

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley met this winter with railroad companies and first responders, saying reforms are needed to address dangers in Oregon from trains hauling flammable crude oil.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Wyden, Oregon

Mortgage News Daily

Redfin Posts Open Letter to Zillow

Bottom Right Default State Name: State Name underscore: State Name dash: State Name lower underscore: State Name lower dash: State Name lower: State Abbreviation: State Abbreviation Lower: It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news.

Comment?

Related Topix: Zillow, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Ron Wyden

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Seattle Times

4 members of delegation ask for tax extension for victims of mudslide

Four members of Washington's congressional delegation representing Snohomish County on Thursday asked the Internal Revenue Service to extend the tax-filing deadline for victims of the mudslide in Oso.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tax, Snohomish County, WA, Oso, WA, Everett, WA

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Saving a lookout to look out for slide-stricken Darrington

The mudslide disaster along S.R. 530 has burst loose previously stalled legislation to save the 6,500-foot-high Green Mountain Lookout, on a popular trail near Darrington.

Comment?

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

Forbes.com

Senate Finance Committee's Wyden Vows To Renew Expired Tax Extenders For Last Time

It's the 15th time Congress has been tasked with renewing the motley and growing collection of temporary tax breaks known as the "extenders," and today the new Senate Finance Committee chair, Sen. Ron Wyden , vowed it will be the last time.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, John Thune, Republican, Senator Pat Toomey, Charles Schumer

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••