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Mazie Hirono's Public Statements on Issue: Education

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: Education Reform
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: How Do You Propose to Improve the Quality and Availability of Education?
March 4, 2014 Hirono Commends Obama Budget That Takes Significant Steps to Close Opportunity Gap
Nov. 19, 2013 Politico - A Pioneer for Women's Equality
Nov. 13, 2013 Senate Democrats Introduce Legislation to Expand Access to High-Quality Early Learning Programs
Nov. 13, 2013 Discovery - Discovery Communications and STEMconnector® to Hold Capitol Hill Symposium on Diversity in STEM Education
Nov. 13, 2013 Hirono Joins Bipartisan Group of Colleagues to Expand Access to High-Quality Early Learning Programs
Sept. 16, 2013 Hirono Announces Nearly $3 Million For Native Hawaiian Education Programs
May 9, 2013 Smith, Lofgren Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Create Science Laureate Position
April 18, 2013 Senator Hirono Applauds Ratification of New Hawaii Teacher Contract
March 22, 2013 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014
March 11, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 11, 2013 Senator Mazie K. Hirono Introduces Bill to Improve Early Childhood Education for Kids in Hawaii & Across the Country
Sept. 12, 2012 Hawaii to Receive More than $10.6 Million for Native Hawaiian Education
June 7, 2012 Hawaii to Receive Nearly $1 Million for Workforce Development
June 7, 2012 Hawaii to Receive Nearly $1 Million for Workforce Development
May 4, 2012 Hawaii Retains $75 Million Race to the Top Grant
March 22, 2012 CAPAC Members Applaud Department of Interior Efforts to Preserve World War II Japanese American Internment Sites
Jan. 24, 2012 Congresswoman Hirono Praises President Obama's State of the Union Address
Nov. 8, 2011 Hirono Applauds Obama Action to Strengthen Head Start
Sept. 14, 2011 Congresswoman Hirono Statement on Announcement to Expand Preschool Opportunities for Hawaii's Keiki
Sept. 13, 2011 U.S. House Passes Bill to Strengthen Charter Schools
July 19, 2011 Hawaii to Receive More than $13 Million in Native Hawaiian Education Grants
July 13, 2011 Hirono Votes to Protect Equal Opportunity in Schools
July 8, 2011 Hawaii to Receive More Than $117 Million in Education Money for Fiscal Year 2011
June 29, 2011 Grijalva Joined By Broad Cross-Section of Members of Congress In Praising Yesterday's First Ever Senate Hearing on The DREAM Act
June 10, 2011 Congresswoman Hirono Statement on Appointment of Hawaii's First Early Childhood Coordinator
May 25, 2011 Congresswoman Hirono Lauds President Obama Early Education Initiative
May 6, 2011 Hawaii to Receive more than $47 Million in Title I Education Money
April 6, 2011 Congresswoman Hirono Introduces Impact Aid Bill to Support Hawaii's Military and Federally Connected Children
April 4, 2011 Introduction of the Local Taxpayer Relief Act of 2011
Feb. 17, 2011 Congresswoman Hirono Successfully Defends Native Hawaiian Education Program from Being Cut
Feb. 16, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Jan. 20, 2011 Congresswoman Hirono Retains Assignments to Education and the Workforce and Transportation and Infrastructure Committees
Jan. 12, 2011 The Stem Education Teacher Tax Incentive Act of 2011
Dec. 21, 2010 Congresswoman Hirono Votes to Invest in Research and Development for America
Dec. 9, 2010 Huffington Post - House DREAM Passage Puts Pressure on Senate
Nov. 16, 2010 Recognizing 35th Anniversary of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act
Nov. 16, 2010 Statement supporting H. Res 1641 - Impact Aid 60th Anniversary
Aug. 10, 2010 Congresswoman Hirono Chooses Jobs for Teachers and Budget Relief for States Over Interests of Corporations that Ship American Jobs Overseas
Aug. 5, 2010 Congresswoman Hirono Returns to Washington, DC to Preserve Education Jobs in Hawaii
July 27, 2010 Statement by Congresswoman Mazie K. Hirono on the Hawaii Department of Education being named a finalist in the National Race to the Top Competition
July 15, 2010 Congresswoman Hirono Amendment Aimed at Improving Child Nutrition in Hawaii Advances Out of Education and Labor Committee
March 21, 2010 Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010--Continued
Dec. 10, 2009 Congresswoman Hirono Votes In Support Of Consolidated Appropriations Bill
Oct. 27, 2009 On The Importance Of Education Reform
Sept. 23, 2009 Encouraging Membership In The Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Consortium
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