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Mazie Hirono's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Mazie K. Hirono
Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Leighton Kim Oshima; 1 Stepchild: Malia
Birth Date: 11/03/1947
Birth Place: Fukushima, Japan
Home City: Honolulu, HI
Date Title
Issue Position: Economy
June 25, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, and William Baer, Assistant Attorney General of the Antitrust Division - Potential Pharmaceutical Merger Concerns
June 2, 2014 Hirono Applauds New EPA Rule
May 20, 2014 Senators Introduce Bill to Clamp Down on "Inversions" Tax Loophole
May 14, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, and Willliam J. Baer, Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice - Regarding Pfizer's Potential Takeover of AstraZeneca
May 13, 2014 Senate Resolution 443 - Recognizing the Goals of National Travel and Tourism Week and Honoring the Valuable Contributions of Travel Tourism to the United States
April 11, 2014 Hirono Announces Nearly &8.7 Million for Workforce Training
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
Feb. 28, 2014 Sens. Franken, Begich, Hirono, Shaheen, Landrieu, Warner, Walsh Co-Sponsor Legislation to Expand Tax Credits to Small Businesses
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Max Baucus, Chair, and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, of the Senate Finance Committee - Clean Energy Tax Incentives Extension
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Vehicle Financing Market
Aug. 6, 2013 Hirono Brings Federal Officials to Help Hawaii Small Businesses Increase Exports and Create Jobs
May 6, 2013 Senate Passes Hirono Co-Sponsored Legislation That Levels Playing Field for Hawaii Small Businesses
April 30, 2013 Letter to SEC Chairman Mary Jo White - Protect Consumers' Legal Rights Against Wall Street
April 23, 2013 Hirono Takes to Senate Floor to Urge Passage of Bill That Would Help Hawaii Small Business
April 23, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 --Motion to Proceed--Continued
April 11, 2013 Senator Hirono Unveils Bipartisan Legislation that Fixes Restrictive Visa Laws for Hong Kong Visitors, Aims to Boost Hong Kong Tourism in Hawaii
Oct. 2, 2012 Hirono Statement on Taiwan Visa Waiver
Sept. 24, 2012 Maui Now - Maui Part of $12M UH Workforce Development Grant
Sept. 19, 2012 Obama Administration's Policies Boosting Tourism and Creating Jobs
Aug. 1, 2012 Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act
May 31, 2012 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
May 16, 2012 Congresswoman Hirono Applauds President Obama's Plan to Bring 100 Million Visitors to U.S.
April 19, 2012 Congresswoman Hirono Urges Real Support for Hawaii's Small Businesses
Dec. 8, 2011 Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2011
Dec. 2, 2011 Made in Hawaii, Buy Local
Nov. 14, 2011 U.S. House Passes Legislation to Make APEC Member Business Travel Easier
Oct. 26, 2011 Letter to Department of State Inspector General Geisel
Oct. 26, 2011 U.S. House Passes Legislation to Make APEC Member Business Travel Easier
Oct. 5, 2011 Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
Sept. 8, 2011 Congresswoman Hirono Statement on President Obama's American Jobs Act
Jan. 26, 2011 Honolulu Star Advertiser - Isle Lawmakers Commend Obama's Focus on Unity
Jan. 26, 2011 Introduction of the SBIR Enhancement Act, The SBTT Enhancement Act, and the Small Business Innovation Act
June 17, 2010 Congresswoman Hirono Votes to Create Jobs and Strengthen Hawaii's Small Businesses
June 9, 2010 Letter to Tony Hayward Chief Executive Officer, BP
March 26, 2010 Congresswoman Hirono Votes To Create Jobs, Strengthen Small Businesses
July 9, 2009 Congresswoman Hirono Votes to Support Small Business Research and Innovation
April 30, 2009 Credit Cardholders' Bill Of Rights Act of 2009
Jan. 21, 2009 TARP Reform And Accountability Act Of 2009
Oct. 3, 2008 Congresswoman Mazie K. Hirono Supports H.R. 1424 - The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008
Oct. 3, 2008 Press Conference With Freshman House Democrats - Federal Bailout Legislation
Sept. 20, 2007 Congresswoman Hirono Named to Small Business Committee
June 18, 2007 Expanding and Improving Assistance Provided by Small Business Development Centers
May 9, 2007 Small Business Fairness in Contracting Act
Sept. 24, 2006 Message From Mazie 9/24/06
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Jobs and Supporting Business
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