30 Total Quotes

Maria Cantwell Quotes

We need to give our children a future less dependent on fossil fuel, ... According to the Energy Department's latest analysis, even if oil companies drill in the wildlife refuge and hit peak production, it will only lower gas prices by a penny per gallon.
Maria Cantwell
#Children

These are the terrible consequences of our overdependence on fossil fuel, ... The natural disasters of Katrina and Rita have showed us firsthand how truly vulnerable we are.
Maria Cantwell
#Consequences

We will not rest until the wooden stake is punched through the heart of the Enron lawsuit against us.
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#American Politician #Enron

Dr. King's leadership reaffirmed the promise of our democracy: that everyday people, working together, have the power to change our government and our institutions for the better.
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#American Politician

I want to give the president all the tools possible, ... ...Giving the president power to declare an energy emergency sends a very sharp message to people that we are going to be coming after them
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#Energy

Physicians must be free to make clinical determinations, in accordance with medical standards of care, that best safeguard a woman's life and health. Women and their families, along with their doctors, are simply better than politicians at making decisions about their medical care.
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#Physicians

This proposal [Northwest Rate Hike} would turn the lights out on the North west economy.
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#Economy

We'll make our voices heard loud and clear on the importance of cost-based power.
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#American Politician #Power

But the fact is, it's illegal for the Administration to spend North west taxpayers' money to develop this rate hike proposal, just so it can turn around and raise their energy rates.
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#American Politician #Money

The Bush rate hike would have a devastating impact on our economy and jobs. I will not rest until the administration's plan is dead and gone.
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#American Politician #Economy

This boils down to regional homeland security, ... the nearest fighter jets available [to the Pacific Northwest] in an emergency may be as far away as Fresno, Calif.
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#Security

I don't know what the level should be, ... But I know consumers should not be paying $5 a gallon for gas.
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#Consumers

My constituents are frustrated. Consumers want to know what we're going to do about this. Consumers definitely want to know what's going on.
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#Constituents

Unfortunately, women meeting their husbands through brokers frequently have little opportunity to get to know their prospective spouses or assess their potential for violence,
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#Husband

Congress has authority to protect, I believe, our most important species,
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#Authority

I think a lot of people use it a lot more about me than I use it.
Maria Cantwell
#People

High fuel costs are costing people their jobs, their pensions and their businesses,
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#Jobs

America wants a better energy plan than putting a sweetheart deal (for oil companies) in the budget,
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#America

open their books, so we can evaluate whether supply has been manipulated.
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#Books And Reading

I think this is a critical part why you need federal legislation to make sure that supply isn't being manipulated and that there is transparency in the market,
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#Legislation

Using backdoor tactics to destroy America's last great wild frontier will not solve our nation's energy problems and will do nothing to lower skyrocketing gas prices
Maria Cantwell
#Energy

Using backdoor tactics to destroy America's last great wild frontier will not solve our nation's energy problems and will do nothing to lower skyrocketing gas prices,
Maria Cantwell
#Energy

The Department of Energy says that drilling in ANWR will do little in the near term and very little in the long term, reducing gas prices by only one penny,
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#Energy

The bill gives oil companies a free ride with backdoor language that allows them to circumvent environmental laws, legal standards, federal agency oversight that every other business in America has to comply with. ... America wants a better energy plan than putting a sweetheart deal in the budget language,
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#Language

I'll tell you where my constituents are. They want to know why we spend billions of dollars on Star Wars defense, and yet we don't have the security to guarantee that there's not going to be a nuclear device in a cargo container that comes to the Port of Seattle.
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#Billions

People want border security, and they also want to retain a work force that's there and they want a legitimate path to citizenship.
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#Force