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Cantwell, Wicker To Commerce Secretary Raimondo: Strengthen American Cybersecurity Defenses

WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, and U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) today wrote to Department of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo urging her to robustly confront growing threats to American cybersecurity and privacy. The letter follows a hearing that Chair Cantwell and Ranking Member Wicker convened on cybersecurity threats to America’s critical energy infrastructure.

Chair Cantwell Demands Swift Action on Residential Elevator Hazards at Confirmation Hearing for Consumer Product Safety Commission Nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C.— During today’s hearing to consider the nominations of commissioners to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, called on the nominees to take long-needed action to fix the safety hazards of residential elevators. In 2019, Sen. Cantwell issued a report highlighting the CPSC’s inaction following the deaths and serious injuries suffered by children in residential elevators.

Latest Republican Press

Wicker Statement on Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today released the following statement on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to consider bipartisan infrastructure legislation:

Wicker, Cantwell Urge Commerce Department to Confront Growing Cybersecurity Risks

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., ranking member and chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today sent a letter urging Department of Commerce (DOC) Secretary Gina Raimondo to implement and appropriately resource Congressional direction on growing the cybersecurity workforce and demonstrating new cyber-protection capabilities to respond quickly to cyberattacks.

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