Maria Cantwell Newswire (Page 9)

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

    May 26, 2016 | 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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  2. Methow Valley copper mine would be blocked under billRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | 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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  3. Murray, Cantwell offer bill to derail Mazama copper mineRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Senator Murray's Legislation Boosts Methow Headwaters CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | PRWeb

    "We deeply appreciate Senator Murray's leadership in recognizing the significance of these critical lands to the valley and its future" - Bill Pope The Methow Headwaters Campaign said today that its efforts to protect the rural character and diverse economy of the Methow Valley has received significant support with the introduction of the Methow Headwaters Protection Act of 2016 by U.S. Senator Patty Murray and co-sponsored by U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell . The act proposes a "mineral withdrawal" to make 340,000 acres of National Forest lands that comprise the Methow Headwaters off-limits to the potential development of a large-scale copper mine.

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  8. Murray, Cantwell move to block copper mine in upper Methow ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A new bill by Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell would block a Canadian company's proposed copper Mine in the upper Methow Valley, a fabled mountain recreation area at the east end of the North Cascades Highway. less A new bill by Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell would block a Canadian company's proposed copper Mine in the upper Methow Valley, a fabled mountain recreation area at the east end of the North Cascades ... more The scenic upper Methow Valley in the North Cascades, often called the "American Alps," is no place to plunk down a big mine, in the opinion of U.S. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash.

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  9. Trump, Clinton maintaining leads after Washington primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | HeraldNet

    ... are technically unpledged. However, several of them, including Gov. Jay Inslee, U.S. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell and U.S. Reps. Rick Larsen and Suzan DelBene have already announced they're backing Clinton. Not all interested voters ...

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  10. Inslee is just 7 points ahead and vulnerable -- veteran GOP pollsterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... He went on to score a stunning upset in November. (Gorton reclaimed a Senate seat in 1988, and lost to Sen. Maria Cantwell in 2000.) In this year's Moore poll, only 35 percent of those surveyed "are aware" of Bill Bryant. Only 10 percent of voters ...

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  11. Greens employ tweet-storm to stop energy exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    ... 'Frack No!' to Senate Energy Bill S2012," the email reads. The tweets target top Senate Democrats, including Maria Cantwell of Washington, who is the top Democrat on the energy committee, Chuck Schumer of New York, Elizabeth Warren of New Hampshire, ...

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  12. In Our View: Facing Reality of WildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... of prevention is worth a pound of cure. The Wildfire Disaster Funding Act, which has been championed by Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., in the Senate and is co-sponsored by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, in the House of Representatives, would ...

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  13. Bipartisan Senate coalition unveils bill to boost affordable housingRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Housing Wire

    ... Housing Tax Credit by 50% over its current level. The bill sponsored by Senate Finance Committee member Maria Cantwell, D-WA and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-UT, as well as Sen. Ron Wyden, D-OR, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY. ...

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  14. Editorial Roundup: Heath insurance bull still not tamed - Fri, 20 May 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... poor still are unable to qualify for Medicaid or afford Obamacare coverage. According to the office of Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., an estimated 162,000 state residents - those making between $16,242 and $23,540 a year - are unable to secure ...

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  15. "Little Energy Bill That Could" Gets Closer to HilltopRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Real Clear Politics

    ... it of partisan elements, while making sure to deliver some necessary policies for her legislative partner, Maria Cantwell of Washington, the Energy Committee's senior Democrat, to be able to build support within her caucus. For Cantwell, additional ...

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  16. Murray and Cantwell want 10,000 Syrian refugees in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    U.S. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell , D-Wash., have written President Obama urging acceptance of 10,000 Syrian refugees in the United States. They are pictured here with Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn.

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    May 17, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... He was the last Republican to represent Washington in the U.S. Senate. He was defeated by Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell in 2000. On state politics, Gorton said he believes this could be the year Washington elects a Republican governor. The state ...

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  18. Multicultural Advisory Council honors Dr. Frank KitamotoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Bainbridge Island Review

    Frank Kitamoto, then president of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community, gives U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee and U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell a tour of the Japanese American Exclusion Memorial wall in June 2010. The Bainbridge Island School District's Multicultural Advisory Committee invites students, families and community members to attend a program honoring Dr. Frank Kitamoto's work and legacy in civil rights and social justice from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 18 in the Bainbridge High School LGI.

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  19. Risking a summer of smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | HeraldNet

    ... state, has dragged its feet in providing adequate funding and reform of the response to wildfire. U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Washington, and Sen. Lisa Murkowksi, R-Alaska, sponsored legislation that could ease the U.S. Forest Service's practice of ...

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  20. Sen. Wyden urges tougher Hanford response from IG nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... her to to provide more information within 72 hours about specific actions she might take. Both Wyden and Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., the ranking member of the committee, focused on possible worker exposure to chemical vapors at Hanford and ...

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