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  1. Oil train derailment, fire a sobering, timely reminderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | HeraldNet

    ... be replaced soon enough. Two previous proposals by Northwest senators deserve further consideration. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Washington, last year called for rules that would require the volatile gases contained in Bakken crude be removed before ...

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  2. Energy bill changes upset SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | NWAonline

    In this photo taken April 20, 2016, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chair Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, right, accompanied by the committee's ranking member, Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., speak about energy policy modernization during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. WASHINGTON -- Congressional efforts to approve the first comprehensive energy bill in nearly a decade are in jeopardy because of disputes over oil drilling, water for drought-stricken California and potential rollback of protections for the gray wolf and other wildlife.

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  3. Energy bill prospects dim in dispute over drilling, droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Albany Times Union

    In this photo taken April 20, 2016, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chair Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, right, accompanied by the committee's ranking member, Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., speak about energy policy modernization during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Congressional efforts to approve the first major energy bill in nearly a decade are in jeopardy amid a partisan dispute over oil drilling, water for drought-stricken California and potential rollback of protections for the gray wolf and other wildlife.

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  4. Politicians call for action after derailment in GorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | The Columbian

    U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., from left, state Rep. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, state Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, and U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas. Washington's politicians called for strengthening safety requirements of crude-by-rail shipments, and Oregon's elected officials advocated for a moratorium on oil traveling through the Columbia River Gorge in the wake of Friday's train derailment in Mosier, Ore.

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  5. Energy bill prospects dim in dispute over drilling, drought - Mon, 06 Jun 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... victory that brings us much closer to our goal of modernizing our nation's energy policies," while Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington, the panel's senior Democrat, said the measure was "urgently needed." But the bill's prospects dimmed after the ...

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  6. Sen. Cantwell touts housing bill in Vancouver visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | The Columbian

    U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell stopped in Vancouver on Friday to promote a bill she introduced last month that's projected to create an additional 4,288 affordable housing units in Washington over a 10-year period. The Affordable Credit Improvement Act of 2016 expands low-income housing tax credits by 50 percent.

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  7. Letter: Populists could move Trump aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 30 | The Columbian

    ... and blinded by their hard-right ideology. Democrats are just more practical. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., both continue to support possibly the worst president since President Jimmy Carter because they understand that to have any ...

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  8. Republicans and Democrats agree on at least one thing: Wildfires are a major threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 30 | Grist Magazine

    ... Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), in a press release. On Thursday, Crapo and Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), introduced a draft bill that would reform how the government pays for fighting wildfires on ...

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  9. Lawmakers head to Alaska on the eve of wildfire seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Washington Examiner

    ... off south-central Alaska between Jan. 1 and April 1. She is working on wildfire legislation with Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho and Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho. Last week, the group released a draft bill ...

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  10. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Increased TSA Funding to Help...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    ... (D-NJ), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Robert Casey, Jr. (D-PA), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Edward Markey (D-MA), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Al Franken (D-MN), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Elizabeth ...

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  11. Making headway on icebreakers: Efforts to acquire more Arctic security capacity moves forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Dan Sullivan have stepped up efforts to get a new icebreaker built soon. Sen. Sullivan, together with Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington, authored an amendment to a bill reauthorizing the U.S. Maritime Administration that would allocate $150 million ...

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  12. Dems urge rule changes to kick coal out of the marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Washington Examiner

    ... and the high costs of climate change, the current policy is unwise and outdated." The letter was led by Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington and Sen. Barbara Boxer of California, the top Democrats on the energy and environment committees, respectively. ...

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  13. Dem senators back Interior coal leasing reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | The Hill

    Sally Jewell Dem senators back Interior coal leasing review As climate crisis worsens, it's Interior Secretary Jewell who's being naA ve Puerto Rico bill drops GOP's wildlife refuge transfer MORE Maria Cantwell Dem senators back Interior coal leasing review An affordable housing solution both parties can get behind Senators float bipartisan wildfire bill MORE encouraged the department to overhaul the leading program after completing its review, which began several months ago and could last up to three years. The senators said officials need to "get the science right," and consider coal's impact on climate change before selling more leases for mining on federal land.

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  14. SANDY Act Introduced In SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | AllAccess.com

    ... law to give broadcasters "essential service provider" status to allow access to disaster sites. Sens. MARIA CANTWELL (D-WA), CORY BOOKER (D-NJ), and CHARLES SCHUMER (D-NY) introduced the bill in the Senate TODAY (5/27). A statement from NAB ...

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  15. If You Didn't Like The Senate's Energy Bill, The House Version is WorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | ThinkProgress

    Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chair Sen. Lisa Murkowski, , left, accompanied by the committee's ranking member, Sen. Maria Cantwell, , holds a bumper sticker during a news conference on Capitol Hill after the Senate approved an energy bill. When the Senate first started debating an energy bill, the legislative proposal was light on broad attacks on environmental protections, and concentrated on infrastructure improvements and energy efficiency.

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  16. Methow Valley copper mine would be blocked under billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Bellingham Herald

    ... would be permanently off-limits to mining under legislation proposed Wednesday by U.S. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell. The goal of the bill is to withdraw 340,000 acres of U.S. Forest Service land on Flagg Mountain near Mazama from potential ...

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  17. Murray, Cantwell offer bill to derail Mazama copper mineRead the original story

    Thursday May 26 | Wenatchee World

    U.S. Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell introduced a bill Wednesday to protect 340,000 acres of national forest in the Methow Valley from large mining developments. The legislation would prevent industrial-scale mining on federal lands surrounding Mazama, where a Canadian mining company is awaiting approval from the U.S. Forest Service to begin drilling test holes for copper on Flagg Mountain.

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  18. Senators' bill would block mining in Methow ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | HeraldNet

    Washington's U.S. senators have proposed a bill that would prevent mining on about 340,000 acres of public land in the Methow Valley. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell said in statements that the bill is needed to protect water, salmon and other natural resources in the region.

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  19. Senators float bipartisan wildfire billRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Hill

    A bipartisan group of senators are taking input on a draft bill to reform how the federal government pays to fight wildfires on federal land. Lisa Murkowski Senators float bipartisan wildfire bill Overnight Energy: Lawmakers closing in on chemical safety deal GOP chair pushes Obama official on Arctic drilling plan MORE Maria Cantwell Senators float bipartisan wildfire bill Dems pressure Obama on vow to resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees Moulitsas: Can Hillary pick Gillibrand as her veep? Yes.

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  20. House OKs forest bill (again); Wyden intros Senate measureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... rob their internal fire prevention accounts. Meanwhile, Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore.; Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska; Maria Cantwell, D-Wash. and Mike Crapo, R-Idaho released draft legislation Wednesday aimed at improving forest management and wildfire ...

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