Maria Cantwell quotes

  • 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.
    -- Maria Cantwell

    #Kings #Government #People

  • Because you want to have competition to drive down the price. You want innovation. You have the ability to get people to agree that it's worth having a public plan. You could get private insurers to cover this population, but you couldn't without giving the population leverage in the marketplace.
    -- Maria Cantwell

    #Giving #People #Competition

  • Recently, the administration has rejected conservation attempts like more accurate fuel mileage for cars and bipartisan proposals for reducing our dependence on foreign oil by a million barrels a day.
    -- Maria Cantwell

    #Oil #Car #Rejection

  • It appears that Wall Street is not acting as a force for economic expansion, providing access to capital for companies that make things. Rather, it seems, Wall Street is using government bailouts to lever up.
    -- Maria Cantwell

    #Wall #Government #Acting

  • We need to continue investing in the programs that put Americans back to work in communities like Clark County.
    -- Maria Cantwell

    #Community #Needs #Investing

  • Wall Street wants to keep its schemes too complicated to understand so that the roulette wheel can keep turning.
    -- Maria Cantwell

    #Wall #Roulette #Want

  • The federal government would give money to the states. States would be able to negotiate at local rates. It's not Medicaid. People didn't want it to be Medicaid in Washington, either.
    -- Maria Cantwell

    #Government #People #Giving

  • 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.
    -- Maria Cantwell

    #Hiking #Energy #West

  • Lets embrace productive capitalism, not casino capitalism, by restoring transparency and true competition in the commodities markets.
    -- Maria Cantwell

    #Competition #Casinos #Commodity

  • We will not rest until the wooden stake is punched through the heart of the Enron lawsuit against us.
    -- Maria Cantwell

    #Heart #Stakes #Enron

  • The United States and the European Union do want to have a rule of law, and that rule of law should be for a fair trial. And that fair trial needs to have an impartial jury.
    -- Maria Cantwell

    #Law #United States #Needs

  • The Export-Import Bank is one of the most important tools America has to create jobs.
    -- Maria Cantwell

    #Jobs #America #Important

  • I think the issue is that Americans traveling abroad if gotten into legal problems should have access to a fair trial and an impartial tribunal.
    -- Maria Cantwell

    #Thinking #Issues #Trials

  • In my state, two women who came to the U.S. as 'mail-order brides' were killed by abusive husbands. They had risked everything to come to this country, and it cost them their lives. We must let women know they have options.
    -- Maria Cantwell

    #Country #Husband #Order

  • It was no big deal. It didn't affect my vision and I could breathe OK.
    -- Maria Cantwell

    #Vision #Breathe #Bigs

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