Sen. Maria Cantwell

Democrat  •  Washington  •  3rd Term  •  Sworn In 2001
Current Term 2013 - 2019 View All

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getlambornout 03/02/2012 12:33pm

Thank You for standing up for women’s health!

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Sammy357 09/14/2011 8:40pm

As a retired military person I want to know why my health benefit fees are going up? Oh, I know,… They are trying to balance the budget on the backs of the veterans and retired military people who protected this country and allowed them to have their phoney bologna jobs in DC. She has proven to NOT be a friend of the military and she must be voted out of office this next election cycle in 2012. They say it is Gates who is cutting the DOD costs. But as far as I understand our government, he can only recommend, it is the congress that does the cutting…..

BuffysNaturals 10/06/2010 12:48pm

Regarding H.R. 5786 Why is there no exception to Food Chemicals Codex (FCC) aka food grade ingredients? The skin is thick & deigned as a protective barrier while the digestive track is thin & designed for absorption, thereby implying food grade ingredients are held to higher standards. This would encourage the use of food grade ingredients in cosmetics, thereby encouraging safer cosmetics. Which is the purpose of this Act is it not?
The bill as worded with the testing requirements would destroy small start-up Cosmetic Companies, there needs to be something to encourage small businesses to start companies that are healthy, not destroy them before they start.

sharibear 07/07/2010 6:41pm
in reply to pelmof Jun 29, 2010 7:02am
This extention on unemployment has to be passed. I’am an American and have been unemployed since dec 2009.I look for work almost everyday with no luck at all!This is the first time in my 42 yrs of life that I havent had a job.An American born and raised in here, who needs your help! I have finished my 28 weeks of unemployment, and have no teir 1 or extention to help me with my bills.THIS BILL ON JULY 12TH NEEDS TO BE PASSED IMMEDIATELY!Or I go on the street to live. Vote yes! I thank you for your attention on this matter.
pelmof 06/29/2010 7:02am

Dear Senator Cantwell,
S.3520 needs to be passed immediately. There are 15 million Americans who are “unemployed through no fault of their own,” and who are also frantically attempting to find new jobs that do not exist. The majority of these 15 million have a family dependent upon their income, so that increases the number to possibly 30 or even 45 million Americans who are in imminent danger of losing everything. When this happens, the financial and moral ramifications for this country will be dire indeed. I’ll say it again— S.3520 needs to be passed immediately! Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.

DOUGLASFIELD 04/26/2010 12:21pm

DEAR SENATOR,

~ SHOULD POORER AMERICANS HAVE FAITH THAT OUR U.S. SUPREME COURT IS WELL AWARE THAT AMERICAN PESTIGE INTERNATIONALLY IS VERY MUCH BASED ON HOW WELL WE TREAT OUR OWN CITIZENS~

  • U.S. SUPREME COURT TO THE RESCUE OF MIDDLE~CLASS AND WORKING POOR AMERICANS OR IS THIS JUST ANOTHER BAD DREAM THAT REAL JUSTICE WILL ONLY CONTINUE TO NOT BE AFFORDED US LITTLE PEOPLE HERE IN THE WEALTHIEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD ??
  • MIDDLE~CLASS AND WORKING POOR RELIGIOUS AMERICANS REST OUR CASE AGAINST GOVERNOR RICK PERRY OF TEXAS & SATAN ~ YOUR U.S. SUPREME COURT HONOR’S !!!
  • CAN ANYONE EXPLAIN OTHER THEN SATAN HOW TEXAS GOVERNOR RICK PERRY ON ONE HAND PARDONS FORMER TEXAS INMATE TIMOTHY COLE WHO WAS WRONGFULLY EXECUTED WITHOUT BEING ALLOWED TO EXONERATE HIMSELF USING DNA TESTING IN TEXAS , AND WITHIN THE SAME MONTH THIS SAME GOVERNOR RICK PERRY OF TEXAS DENIES YET ANOTHER DNA TEST PRIOR ANOTHER POSSIBLE WRONGFUL EXECUTION OF HANK SKINNER ???
DaleLambert 03/24/2010 3:45pm

I am in support of your vote. Thank you for your efforts.

TeaPartyCitizen 03/22/2010 1:48pm

The health care bill you voted “Aye” for, H.R.4872 Reconciliation Act of 2010, is unconstitutional and at least 10 states have agreed to file a lawsuit challenging the legislation. The ten states are Texas, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, Pennsylvania, Utah, and the home of your constituents, Washington.

Your attempt and possible success at taking Washington State’s liberty and relinquishing it to the Federal government is unprecedented, and disastrous for the United States of America. I’m shocked that you are going so far as to sacrifice our freedom to advance a socialist agenda.

We will never forget what you voted for; you stole our liberty and increased our debt. How dare you!

Socialism has no place in America, and you should know better but I’m afraid you don’t. Never before have I been so worried about the direction you politicians are taking this country; ten years ago I’d have scoffed at the idea of socialized health care in America.

TeaPartyCitizen 03/12/2010 7:37pm
in reply to TeaPartyCitizen Mar 12, 2010 7:36pm

**I’m “NOT” advocating an irresponsible socialized health care…

TeaPartyCitizen 03/12/2010 7:36pm

Senator Cantwell, you have a realistic amount of time to save your career, unlike Murray. If you actually put this plan in process to save the economy, state government savings after less debt from this alone would probably be enough to pay for your socialized health care agenda.

I’m advocating an irresponsible socialized health care system; I’m trying to paint a picture of what it means for a government to be fiscally responsible. It takes guts and risk to do the right thing, and most importantly not giving in to entitlement programs that decelerate economic growth and move to a socialist government system.

If you actually put this plan in motion to make it work, it may be enough evidence to show me you do have what it takes to put this economy back on the right track.

This isn’t a Left/Right thing; this is a Right/Wrong thing. The unions are not doing it right and they certainly are doing it wrong. It’s hurting Washington States employment numbers and the economy. Boeing is proof.

TeaPartyCitizen 03/12/2010 7:21pm

**I should say all “new” pension plans be stopped, to be more clear.

TeaPartyCitizen 03/12/2010 7:18pm

I propose all Union pension plans be stopped effective immediately.

Whomever is currently on a union pension plan may remain, the damage has already been done. But it’s not too late to fix the long-term problem. Move the unions to a 401(K) system just like the rest of the employee’s who invest back into the company they work for. Not only does it benefit the company, it also benefits the economy and provides all employee’s an equal opportunity for prosperity in the free market.

America is free because we have a right to risk and prosperity. The unions are taking this right to choose from the private sector, and they are in turn crippling the economy. It’s really that simple.

Just think about how much true stimulation our economy would receive if the unions instead skipped the entitlement pensions and reinvested back into their company, and in turn the economy. It would be glorious!

Hundred bucks’ says Boeing would immediately come back — and grow.

Now THAT’s job growth!

TeaPartyCitizen 03/12/2010 7:17pm

Here’s a problem that is currently going to be a long-term disaster if no fixed.

Washington State’s union corruption and bullying has become far too often. The union single-handedly lowered revenue and shareholder value of Boeing because of long-terms strikes. The unions in their corruption don’t suffer from other private employee’s 401(K) plummeting in value, because their entitlement pension plans will continue sucking the life and profit out of the company for the rest of their lives, without working a single day after retirement. Not only are the unions destroying the investment value of those who actually invest into the company and grow the economy, but the unions siphon hundreds of thousands (or more?) of dollars into growing pension plans for people not even working.

The unions single-handedly pushed away Boeing and sent the company to South Carolina. Boeing left to stimulate job growth elsewhere, because in a socialist atmosphere a company cannot survive.

TeaPartyCitizen 03/12/2010 7:12pm

Here’s a problem that is currently going to be a long-term disaster if no fixed.

Washington State’s union corruption and bullying has become far too often. The union single-handedly lowered revenue and shareholder value of Boeing because of long-terms strikes. The unions in their corruption don’t suffer from other private employee’s 401(K) plummeting in value, because their entitlement pension plans will continue sucking the life and profit out of the company for the rest of their lives, without working a single day after retirement. Not only are the unions destroying the investment value of those who actually invest into the company and grow the economy, but the unions siphon hundreds of thousands (or more?) of dollars into growing pension plans for people not even working.

The unions single-handedly pushed away Boeing and sent the company to South Carolina. Boeing left to stimulate job growth elsewhere, because in a socialist atmosphere a company cannot survive.

TeaPartyCitizen 03/12/2010 2:33pm

You and Patty Murray bother me so much… Both of you are lemmings to Jim McDermott, and all three of you love debt and totally enjoy kicking taxpayers right where it hurts the most. Try fiscal responsibility for a change, that’s something to hope for…

TeaPartyCitizen 03/10/2010 7:28pm

Why are you increasing taxes during a recession?

Stop killing the economy!

TeaPartyCitizen 03/10/2010 7:27pm

Why are you increasing taxes during a recession?

Stop killing the economy!

TeaPartyCitizen 03/10/2010 7:24pm

Stop. Wasting. Money.

Why are you increasing taxes during a recession?

Stop killing the economy!

Anonymous 02/21/2010 4:38am

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DOUGLASFIELD 02/03/2010 1:00pm

SENATOR,

NOW THAT THE PEOPLES U.S.CONGRESS HAS DOCUMENTED OUR UNJUST AMERICAN JUDICIAL SYSTEM,HAVE YOU HEARD IF THE U.S. SUPREME COURT KNOWS WHERE AND WHEN WE CAN ALL WATCH THESE POSSIBLE WRONGFUL EXECUTIONS TAKE PLACE ?

TROY DAVIS & MUMIA ABU ~JAMAL ~ ARE HAVING PRAYERS FOR JUSTICE SAID FOR THEM WORLD~WIDE ..WE CAN ALL ONLY HOPE AND PRAY THAT EVERYONE IN OUR U.S.CONGRESS THAT KNOWS AND UNDERSTANDS HOW UNJUST OUR U.S JUDICIAL SYSTEM CAN BE WITH OUR POORER AMERICANS,BECOMES ACTIVE IN MAKING SURE THAT TROY DAVIS OF GEORGIA AND MUMIA ABU~JAMAL OF PENNSYLVANIA RECEIVE FAIR AND JUST TRIALS BEFORE ANY POSSIBLE WRONGFUL EXECUTIONS TAKE PLACE.

LAWYERS FOR POOR AMERICANS IS A WWW VOLUNTEEER LOBBY THAT SINGS OUT FOR OUR MIDDLE~CLASS AND WORKING POOR AMERICANS. WE CAN BE FOUND WITH ANY SEARCH ENGINE BY OUR NAME OR TELEPHONE NUMBER.(424-247-2013)

  • MANY MORE IN OUR U.S. CONGRESS ARE NOW FINDNG OUT THE TRUTH OTHER THEN SENATOR WEBB AND THOSE OTHERS IN THE NOW… IN CONGRESS
AmericanOnly 01/25/2010 11:40am
in reply to polliwog Oct 17, 2009 1:38pm

Time for Cantwell and her dog Patty to get out. They are horrible!!

Bagemup4u 12/04/2009 9:42am

With respect to H.R.3706 proposing to increase the minimum down payment requirements, eliminate 50% of seller contributions, and eliminate financing of closing costs: I believe the purpose of this bill is to reduce the risk for FHA. This bill may actually be counter productive to this cause as what separates FHA from standard Conventional loans is primarily the reduced downpayment and financing of closing costs. By eliminating these, borrower’s have little reason for using FHA and would simply do conventional loans that currently are going for a lower rate than FHA. Couple this with the fact that it will HURT our economic recovery, I strongly oppose this bill and encourage you to contact your representatives to speak your mind.

fortermlimits 11/24/2009 8:20pm

This woman is a waste of taxpayer money, vote her out!!!

bradkl 11/06/2009 6:10am
in reply to Anonymous Feb 19, 2009 6:21pm

Anonymous comments are useless. If you are going to make a statement in a public forum, don’t be a pathetic wimp, take credit for it.

polliwog 10/17/2009 1:38pm

Dive n diva, I’m wondering if you voiced your concern over the Constitution when Bush was in office? He and Cheney were the biggest shredders of the Constitution ever. Not a peep from the right on that. It was crickets.
How would you like to ditch your scary Medicare and try to get a policy from the private sector? Hah! That would be really scary, you probably couldn’t even get one at any price!

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LucasFoxx 09/17/2009 9:41am
in reply to seattleclock Apr 23, 2009 7:53am

“Your insight serves you well.”

grammalou 08/12/2009 3:07pm
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in reply to Anonymous Jun 28, 2008 9:48pm

Very well stated.

Dive_n_diva 07/27/2009 6:29am
in reply to Anonymous Feb 20, 2009 2:09pm

We vote them out. I’m a conservative…not republican nor democrat. I have just moved to Washington State. I’m 68, on Medicare (which scares me), I carry a gun because originally I’m from Texas (we carry). I have taken on 3 issues, Second Amendment, Health care, and replacing our Representatives and Senators and President who are not supporting our constitution


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