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Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., listens during a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in February.

Sen. Maria Cantwell: CHIPS and Science Act is good investment in Southwest Washington

Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., listens during a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in February.

March 5, 2023, 6:00am Business

Tech manufacturers across the country are rushing to apply for some of the $49 billion in funds that the Biden administration recently opened up through the 2022 CHIPS and Science Act to incentivize domestic semiconductor manufacturing and research. Companies are applying in droves, including some with heavy manufacturing ties in… Read story

Regional Transportation Council receives $300K Safe Streets grant

January 31, 2023, 6:04am Clark County News

The Regional Transportation Council received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation through the Safe Streets for All program. The program is designed to reduce crashes and fatalities, especially for cyclists and pedestrians. Read story

Sen. Maria Cantwell, left, and Sen.

Cantwell, Murray pledge to protect abortion access

Sen. Maria Cantwell, left, and Sen.

January 25, 2023, 7:40am Latest News

Washington’s Democratic senators on Tuesday pledged to block any effort by Republicans to further restrict abortion at the federal level after the Supreme Court last June overturned the Roe v. Wade decision, which had protected the right to terminate a pregnancy — with some limitations — for nearly half a… Read story

Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., left, and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash.

White House calls on Cantwell, McMorris Rodgers to work together to rein in ‘Big Tech’

Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., left, and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash.

January 13, 2023, 10:40am Latest News

The White House on Thursday called on two powerful Washington lawmakers to work together to limit the way “Big Tech” companies collect and use data on Americans, one of the few issues where Republicans and Democrats could make bipartisan progress in a divided government this year. Read story

The Washougal Police Department will get money from the federal government to fund a body cam program.

Southwest Washington public safety, infrastructure projects marked for funds in 2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

The Washougal Police Department will get money from the federal government to fund a body cam program.

December 28, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

More than a dozen Southwest Washington initiatives will soon see federal funding designed to improve infrastructure and public safety following the passage of the Fiscal Year 2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill. Read story

Skamania County Commissioner Bob Hamlin stands in front of derelict buildings as he talks about future development plans.

Skamania County to see tax boost with acquisition of U.S. Forest land

Skamania County Commissioner Bob Hamlin stands in front of derelict buildings as he talks about future development plans.

December 26, 2022, 6:47pm Clark County News

For small counties, locating new money-making resources can be difficult, leaving some to struggle to fund basic public services. It also requires abundant deposits of patience. Read story

An Icelandair 737 taxis past the 737 MAX family of airplanes outside Boeing's Seattle Delivery Center at Boeing Field in July.

Cantwell pushes to clear Boeing’s final 737 Max models, with conditions

An Icelandair 737 taxis past the 737 MAX family of airplanes outside Boeing's Seattle Delivery Center at Boeing Field in July.

November 30, 2022, 7:48am Business

In what could be good news for Boeing, U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington on Tuesday circulated draft legislation that would clear the way for the final two Boeing 737 Max models to enter service without changes to the Renton-assembled aircraft. Read story

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., left, and Rep. Suzan Delbene, D-Wash., have sponsored legislation to expand housing credits.

Lawmakers, advocates eye year-end bills for housing credit

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., left, and Rep. Suzan Delbene, D-Wash., have sponsored legislation to expand housing credits.

October 25, 2022, 8:30am Latest News

Lawmakers and advocates are eyeing year-end legislation as vehicles to expand a low-income housing construction incentive as opportunities dwindle to address a growing affordability crisis before the next Congress. Read story

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., speaks with people in the crowd before receiving Pacific Northwest Waterways Association's 2022 Legislator of the Year Award. She received the award in 2016 for introducing a grant program that helped reduce congestion at U.S. ports.

Sen. Cantwell lauded by ports, businesses during Vancouver visit

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., speaks with people in the crowd before receiving Pacific Northwest Waterways Association's 2022 Legislator of the Year Award. She received the award in 2016 for introducing a grant program that helped reduce congestion at U.S. ports.

October 13, 2022, 5:50pm Clark County News

Sen. Maria Cantwell doubled down on her role as the “freight senator” in an acceptance speech Thursday after being named the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association’s Legislator of the Year. Read story

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell gives a press conference before she tours the Interstate Bridge on Wednesday morning, April 13, 2022.

Senator Cantwell talks turning basins, airport improvements at Port of Kalama roundtable

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell gives a press conference before she tours the Interstate Bridge on Wednesday morning, April 13, 2022.

October 6, 2022, 7:52am News

Local port leaders told a visiting U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) about an upcoming federally backed study they say could help the ports in Southwest Washington compete in a changing and busy economy. Read story