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More than 800,000 acres in Washington have burned & devastating fires continue to ravage the U.S. This week I asked the National Guard to assess its ability to prepare for & respond to wildfires to help Congress address gaps, ensure proper resourcing, & better equip the Guard.
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Oct 22
The ’s pre-existing condition protections are under threat by a federal lawsuit, supported by the Trump administration, that could soon be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. Patients should not be denied access to because of a pre-existing condition.
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Oct 22
What happens if the is ultimately struck down? ❎21 million Americans could lose health insurance coverage ❎Coverage for those with pre-existing conditions would no longer be guaranteed ❎Caps on out-of-pocket patient costs would be eliminated
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Oct 21
In some areas, is the only means of public transportation providing a direct line for economic success in rural communities. The Senate must take up legislation that includes relief for the transportation sector. 
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Oct 21
The pandemic has left millions of Americans out of work and in need of an alternative to employer-based health insurance. We need to protect the & ensure everyone can access affordable regardless of medical history.
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Oct 20
The moment is here for all of us to stand up and advocate for health care. The Affordable Care Act must not be struck down, and Congress must fight for great access to in this country.
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Oct 20
Washington state has dealt with head on, but we need additional action to continue the focus on improving water quality. I urged House & Senate Armed Services Committee leaders to include provisions to prevent & address PFAS contamination in the 2021 defense bill.
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Oct 20
People should not be discriminated against because of their medical history. We must defend the and its provisions that protect coverage for pre-existing conditions.
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Oct 16
If the is struck down, the # of uninsured Washingtonians could double. More than 21 million Americans could lose health insurance coverage. Taking away health care options during a pandemic that has left millions of Americans out of work is dangerous & unconscionable.
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Oct 16
The number of Washingtonians without health insurance coverage could rise 98% - to 1,180,000 - if the is struck down. We must fight to defend the Affordable Care Act & continue making affordable health care investments.
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U.S. Census Bureau Oct 15
Today is your last chance to respond to the . Don’t miss this opportunity to shape your community’s future for the next 10 years. Respond now at .
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Oct 15
8 in 10 LGBTQ students experience harassment. That is just wrong. Join me this to stand up against bullying and support our youth.
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Oct 14
Have you completed your census form? The deadline for completion is TOMORROW. Full participation in the  is critical to our democracy & our communities. The census is confidential, and it’s fast & easy to complete online at ➡️
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Oct 13
Wishing a happy 245th birthday to the today! Thank you to all the brave men and women who serve, especially those stationed in Washington at @NavalBaseKitsap, Naval Station Everett, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, , and .
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Oct 13
More than 3 million Washingtonians have preexisting conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, or asthma. Americans don't want to be discriminated against because of their medical history. We must defend the & its provisions protecting coverage for pre-existing conditions.
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Oct 13
Long-settled privacy laws are at stake. The issue of a woman's right to choose her own health care is long-settled law. Our privacy rights are more important than ever, particularly in an era when both the government and corporations have violated those rights. My full statement:
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Oct 13
More than 9 million Americans have already voted in the 2020 election, with more voting each day. The U.S. Senate should respect the voice of the American people, and the decision about this Supreme Court vacancy should be decided by the next President and the next Congress.
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Oct 12
Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee begins its rush on hearings on a Supreme Court nominee who will impact Tribal rights and law for generations to come. My full statement⬇️
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Oct 12
We celebrate to honor Native Americans as the first inhabitants of our country and to commemorate Native culture and the history of Native peoples. Indigenous people have faced and rose above insurmountable challenges.
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Sen. Maria Cantwell Oct 11
It’s a serious national problem when 1/4 women & 1/10 men experience domestic violence in their lifetime. We must send a clear message to domestic violence victims that no matter who you are, where you’re from, or where you live, you’re not alone.
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