Stories tagged: maria cantwell
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Statements from area politicians set up what will likely be a clear ideological divide in the process on Capitol Hill.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 9:11 a.m.
McMorris Rodgers, Cantwell and Murray call on Trump to release transcript of call with Ukrainian president
President Donald Trump claimed innocence against a whistleblower complaint that he asked the president of Ukraine to investigate Vice President Joe Biden, as well as Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, the …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 8:17 p.m.
Sen. Maria Cantwell calls for committee hearings on whether Trump administration is trying to “undermine science.”
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
‘The lack of affordable housing is actually costing us’: Cantwell promotes affordable housing bill in Spokane
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell came to Spokane on Tuesday to champion federal legislation that, if passed, aims to spur the development of 9,700 new units of affordable housing in Washington …
Mon., June 17, 2019, 4 a.m.
Getting There: Spokane Valley to select design following $1.2 million federal grant for Pines Road rail project
Spokane Valley is planning to select a design for its $29 million project to separate road and rail traffic on Pines Road and Trent Avenue.
Sun., June 9, 2019
I’m ready to collaborate with my colleagues in the Senate to grow our export economy by reauthorizing Ex-Im before it expires in September.
Fri., June 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
A new round of tariffs proposed for Mexico could prompt retaliation on Washington exports and stoke opposition in Congress.
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 2:32 p.m.
A new federal law aims to protect wildland firefighters by requiring agencies to outfit crews with GPS locators and deploy drones to scout out and map blazes. U.S. Sen. Maria …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 2:43 p.m.
Environmentalists and Democratic lawmakers were quick to criticize the plan, saying it effectively delays much-needed regulations on PFAS chemicals, which have been linked to cancer and other health defects after …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 5:59 p.m.
Here’s what the massive public-lands bill means for conservation, climate change in Washington state
The U.S. Senate Tuesday approved a sprawling public-lands bill containing everything from a measure to give Seattle’s Nordic Museum a national designation to one that authorizes a multibillion-dollar Yakima Valley …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
Politicians and political workers from around Washington and Idaho wrote and spoke about George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States, who died on Saturday at age 94.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 9:42 p.m.
Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., reached across the aisle this week to partner with Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, on legislation designed to assist low-income families with medical costs.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 10:49 p.m.
Democrat Maria Cantwell is heading back to Washington, D.C., for another term in the U.S. Senate.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 10:55 a.m.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell and Republican opponent, Susan Hutchison, sparred on tariffs, housing and health care during a debate Saturday afternoon at Spokane Community College.
Sat., Oct. 13, 2018
Are political debates really debates? In the strictest sense, not exactly.
Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 8:25 p.m.
Maria Cantwell has been a solid, hard-working, reasonable, pragmatic senator serving the interests of her constituents across Washington state since 2001. We support her as
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 6:47 p.m.
Maria Cantwell and Susan Hutchison clash on taxes, guns and the Kavanaugh hearings during their first debate.
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 3:51 p.m.
Legislation to compensate the Spokane Tribe for lands lost as a result of Grand Coulee Dam’s construction passed the U.S. Senate on Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 10:28 p.m.
Following on the heels of Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearings into allegations of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, local legislators were prompt in offering their own reactions.
Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 5 a.m.
Republican challenger Susan Hutchison has a tough assignment in a campaign against three-term incumbent Sen. Maria Cantwell.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 5:47 p.m.
Sen. Cory Booker urges Democrats to stand up in this “moral moment.”
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 11:29 p.m.
Republican candidate Susan Hutchison challenged incumbent Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell on Friday to a series of 10 debates to be held in each congressional district throughout Washington.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
Paul Manafort conviction, Michael Cohen guilty pleas show “growing cloud of corruption” around President Donald Trump, Sen. Patty Murray says.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 6:38 a.m.
In towns along Washington’s Pacific Coast, there are tsunami zones with sirens to warn of an approaching wave and marked routes to take to higher ground. Tuesday’s election results are …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 12:10 a.m.
Three-term Sen. Maria Cantwell is headed for a general election showdown against former GOP State Chairwoman Susan Hutchison after the two finished far ahead of the field in Tuesday’s Washington …
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
A bill that would make it easier to kill sea lions that gobble endangered salmon in the Columbia River has cleared a key committee in the U.S. Senate.
Sun., July 15, 2018
A wide array of personalities and philosophies want Washington to send them to the U.S. Senate.
UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 7:42 p.m.
Sen. Maria Cantwell called on the U.S. Justice Department to resume defending portions of the Affordable Care Act in court, at a Tuesday event at Deaconess Hospital.
Tue., June 19, 2018, 6 a.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee and state Attorney General Bob Ferguson demand answers about asylum-seekers being held in Washington and accuse the Trump administration of lying about the policy.
Sat., May 19, 2018
U.S. Senate race draws a near record number of candidates and Eastern Washington’s 5th Congressional District race grows to five on final day of filing week.