Maria Cantwell http://nwpr.org en Hydropower Bills Open Gates Of Bipartisanship In Congress http://nwpr.org/post/hydropower-bills-open-gates-bipartisanship-congress-1 <p>An effort to streamline the regulatory process for small hydropower dams is generating a rare moment of bipartisanship in Congress. Two bills sailed through a Senate committee Wednesday. They've already passed the House. Correspondent Jessica Robinson has more.</p><p> Thu, 09 May 2013 15:48:34 +0000 Jessica Robinson 27233 at http://nwpr.org Hydropower Bills Open Gates Of Bipartisanship In Congress Cantwell Hopes Senate Republicans Will Vote To Continue Export-Import Bank http://nwpr.org/post/cantwell-hopes-senate-republicans-will-vote-continue-export-import-bank <p>On Monday the U.S. Senate is expected to vote on the Export-Import Bank bill, which passed overwhelmingly in the House last week. In a trip to Spokane on Friday, Senator Maria Cantwell said the bank helps fund international trade out of states like Washington. She says the bank&rsquo;s authorization expires at the end of the month. Mon, 14 May 2012 23:40:00 +0000 Paige Browning 8298 at http://nwpr.org Cantwell Hopes Senate Republicans Will Vote To Continue Export-Import Bank Cantwell Says Grant Would Give Needed Boost For North Spokane Corridor http://nwpr.org/post/cantwell-says-grant-would-give-needed-boost-north-spokane-corridor <p>Senator Maria Cantwell and Spokane&rsquo;s Mayor Condon implore the U.S. Department of Transportation to offer a grant for the North Spokane Corridor.</p><p>US Senator Cantwell says the corridor is the missing link in the Eastern Washington transportation system.</p><p>&ldquo;In fact the North Spokane Corridor is my top project priority and so that&rsquo;s why we are here today, to say that we want to see this funding.&rdquo; Fri, 11 May 2012 23:44:26 +0000 Paige Browning 8167 at http://nwpr.org Cantwell Says Grant Would Give Needed Boost For North Spokane Corridor