Cantwell Statement on the Passing of Paul Allen

Seattle, WA – U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) released the following statement on the passing of Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, businessman, and philanthropist.

“We lost a trailblazer today.  Paul pushed us to find our better selves to make the world a better place.  From a garage in his beloved Northwest, Paul was a disruptive agent of change who revolutionized how we learn, communicate, and interact. Whether winning Super Bowls or funding life-changing cancer and brain research or founding MoPOP, Paul was a giant. He was strategic, tactical, and always on our side. His work improved the lives of everyone in the Northwest and across the globe. Paul, thanks for making our world a better place.”