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serves as the Ranking Member on the Senate Commerce Committee. Follow us for updates from Democratic staff.
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Senate Commerce Democrats Jan 15
Replying to @SenatorCantwell
Having seen the advancements in our state on very important issues…I couldn’t speak more highly of the need for us to continue our investment.
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Senate Commerce Democrats Jan 15
Replying to @SenatorCantwell
Today’s hearing is about the industries of the future, and certainly in my state, I feel like that’s happening every single day.
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Senate Commerce Democrats Jan 15
Ranking Member opening statement starting NOW--->
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Senate Commerce Democrats Jan 14
According to an Advances in Atmospheric Sciences study, 2019 was the hottest year on record for our oceans. We must all work together to take and fight to protect our environment.
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Senate Commerce Democrats Jan 13
Happy 50th Anniversary to ! Today and every day we celebrate the scientists who work hard to protect our oceans and atmosphere.
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Jan 8
This federal funding will help convert a ferry on the Seattle-Bainbridge Island route from diesel to hybrid-electric power, reducing vessel emissions by 95%.
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Dec 24
Thanks to and for having me on to talk about my recent report on the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
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Kids In Danger Dec 19
New investigation in to by Senate Commerce ranking member Sen. found multiple examples of “inappropriate deference to industry and a failure to use existing statutory and regulatory tools” that put consumers’ safety at risk.
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Senate Commerce Democrats Dec 19
“...Rather than getting new, safe products or refunds following a recall, consumers are often offered discount coupons for new products.”
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Senate Commerce Democrats Dec 19
"The , whose job is to assure products Americans buy are safe, is inappropriately deferential to companies it investigates, according to a report done for Democrats on the Senate Commerce Committee released on Thursday." via
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Senate Commerce Democrats Dec 19
NEW report from Ranking Member on the failure of the to adequately protect consumers and their families
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Senate Commerce Democrats Dec 19
“Industry and the Consumer Product Safety Commission need to take action to ensure that consumers aren’t buying dangerous or defective products and that those who do receive a real remedy.” - via
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Dec 10
Replying to @SenatorCantwell
It is long past time for the Senate to vote on the Act. Our bill would restore the protections that prohibit blocking, throttling, and paid prioritization.
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Dec 10
Two years ago, the Trump administration repealed and put big cable in charge of our Internet future. The Act would restore critical protections for a free and open Internet.
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Senator Patty Murray Dec 10
Today, are demanding a vote to restore . I will continue to stand with families, workers, small business owners, & students in WA state and across the country to fight for a free & open internet.
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Senator Dick Durbin Dec 10
Replying to @SenateDems
On the second anniversary of Pres. Trump’s FCC’s repeal of , are going to the Senate floor to demand that Leader McConnell hold a vote on the immediately. The internet should belong to the American people, not massive corporations.
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Senator Bob Casey Dec 10
It’s been two years since Trump’s FCC repealed , a reckless plan to radically alter the free and open internet. I believe that the internet should belong to the American people. demand a vote on the Act.
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Jessica Rosenworcel Dec 10
I voted against the decision to roll back . I would do it again. Because the FCC decision put the agency on the wrong side of consumers and history. Glad to see the Senate effort to vote the Act today. It's good stuff.
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Senate Commerce Democrats Dec 5
“I’m still very concerned about the spectrum adjacent to 24 gigahertz. The has approached the issue the worst possible way by just dismissing the science."
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Senate Commerce Democrats Dec 5
“We are not going to short-change weather information or . They’re too darn important. And they have to have forecasting.” - at today’s subcommittee hearing
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