Senator Mazie K. Hirono's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Jr, Democratic
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Issue Position: Economy 7/23/15 Vitter, SBC Senators Introduce Resolution to Empower Women Entrepreneurs 6/10/15 Hirono Facilitates Second Annual Hawaii on the Hill Policy Summit, Connects Hawaii Businesses with Washington, D.C. 5/29/15 Hirono: Expanding Preclearance to Japan is Good News for Hawaii's Tourism Industry, Economy & Japanese Visitors Eager to Visit Hawaii 5/26/15 KHON - An Opportunity to Showcase our State's Key Industries and Spirit of Aloha 5/22/15 Pacific Business News - How Red Tape Tied up a Maui Business 5/08/15 During National Small Business Week, Hirono Introduces Legislation To Help Hawaii Small Businesses Get Started and Grow Green Jobs 4/03/15 The Garden Island - Hawaii on the Hill 3/13/15 Letter to Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense - Native American Contractors 3/11/15 Senators Schatz, Hirono, Murkowski Fight to Protect Residents & Travelers in Non-Contiguous States from Incerased Security Fees 3/03/15 Coons, Durbin, Hirono Introduce Patent Reform Bill to Protect Innovation, Confront Abuse 8/21/14 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - Protect Service Members from Abusive Loan Contracts 7/29/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 6/25/14 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, and William Baer, Assistant Attorney General of the Antitrust Division - Potential Pharmaceutical Merger Concerns 6/02/14 Hirono Applauds New EPA Rule 5/20/14 Senators Introduce Bill to Clamp Down on "Inversions" Tax Loophole 5/14/14 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 5/13/14 Senate Resolution 443 - Recognizing the Goals of National Travel and Tourism Week and Honoring the Valuable Contributions of Travel Tourism to the United States 4/11/14 Hirono Announces Nearly &8.7 Million for Workforce Training 3/05/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs 2/28/14 Sens. Franken, Begich, Hirono, Shaheen, Landrieu, Warner, Walsh Co-Sponsor Legislation to Expand Tax Credits to Small Businesses 12/16/13 Letter to Max Baucus, Chair, and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, of the Senate Finance Committee - Clean Energy Tax Incentives Extension 10/30/13 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Vehicle Financing Market 8/06/13 Hirono Brings Federal Officials to Help Hawaii Small Businesses Increase Exports and Create Jobs 5/06/13 Senate Passes Hirono Co-Sponsored Legislation That Levels Playing Field for Hawaii Small Businesses 4/30/13 Letter to SEC Chairman Mary Jo White - Protect Consumers' Legal Rights Against Wall Street 4/23/13 Hirono Takes to Senate Floor to Urge Passage of Bill That Would Help Hawaii Small Business 4/23/13 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 --Motion to Proceed--Continued 4/11/13 Senator Hirono Unveils Bipartisan Legislation that Fixes Restrictive Visa Laws for Hong Kong Visitors, Aims to Boost Hong Kong Tourism in Hawaii 10/02/12 Hirono Statement on Taiwan Visa Waiver 9/24/12 Maui Now - Maui Part of $12M UH Workforce Development Grant 9/19/12 Obama Administration's Policies Boosting Tourism and Creating Jobs 8/01/12 Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act 5/31/12 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013 5/16/12 Congresswoman Hirono Applauds President Obama's Plan to Bring 100 Million Visitors to U.S. 4/19/12 Congresswoman Hirono Urges Real Support for Hawaii's Small Businesses 12/08/11 Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2011 12/02/11 Made in Hawaii, Buy Local 11/14/11 U.S. House Passes Legislation to Make APEC Member Business Travel Easier 10/26/11 Letter to Department of State Inspector General Geisel 10/26/11 U.S. House Passes Legislation to Make APEC Member Business Travel Easier 10/05/11 Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 9/08/11 Congresswoman Hirono Statement on President Obama's American Jobs Act 1/26/11 Honolulu Star Advertiser - Isle Lawmakers Commend Obama's Focus on Unity 1/26/11 Introduction of the SBIR Enhancement Act, The SBTT Enhancement Act, and the Small Business Innovation Act 6/17/10 Congresswoman Hirono Votes to Create Jobs and Strengthen Hawaii's Small Businesses 6/09/10 Letter to Tony Hayward Chief Executive Officer, BP 3/26/10 Congresswoman Hirono Votes To Create Jobs, Strengthen Small Businesses 7/09/09 Congresswoman Hirono Votes to Support Small Business Research and Innovation 4/30/09 Credit Cardholders' Bill Of Rights Act of 2009