Senator Mazie K. Hirono's Public Statements

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Full Name: Mazie K. Hirono
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last 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
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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? 3/04/14 Hirono Commends Obama Budget That Takes Significant Steps to Close Opportunity Gap 11/19/13 Politico - A Pioneer for Women's Equality 11/13/13 Senate Democrats Introduce Legislation to Expand Access to High-Quality Early Learning Programs 11/13/13 Discovery - Discovery Communications and STEMconnector® to Hold Capitol Hill Symposium on Diversity in STEM Education 11/13/13 Hirono Joins Bipartisan Group of Colleagues to Expand Access to High-Quality Early Learning Programs 9/16/13 Hirono Announces Nearly $3 Million For Native Hawaiian Education Programs 5/09/13 Smith, Lofgren Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Create Science Laureate Position 4/18/13 Senator Hirono Applauds Ratification of New Hawaii Teacher Contract 3/22/13 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 3/11/13 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 3/11/13 Senator Mazie K. Hirono Introduces Bill to Improve Early Childhood Education for Kids in Hawaii & Across the Country 9/12/12 Hawaii to Receive More than $10.6 Million for Native Hawaiian Education 6/07/12 Hawaii to Receive Nearly $1 Million for Workforce Development 6/07/12 Hawaii to Receive Nearly $1 Million for Workforce Development 5/04/12 Hawaii Retains $75 Million Race to the Top Grant 3/22/12 CAPAC Members Applaud Department of Interior Efforts to Preserve World War II Japanese American Internment Sites 1/24/12 Congresswoman Hirono Praises President Obama's State of the Union Address 11/08/11 Hirono Applauds Obama Action to Strengthen Head Start 9/14/11 Congresswoman Hirono Statement on Announcement to Expand Preschool Opportunities for Hawaii's Keiki 9/13/11 U.S. House Passes Bill to Strengthen Charter Schools 7/19/11 Hawaii to Receive More than $13 Million in Native Hawaiian Education Grants 7/13/11 Hirono Votes to Protect Equal Opportunity in Schools 7/08/11 Hawaii to Receive More Than $117 Million in Education Money for Fiscal Year 2011 6/29/11 Grijalva Joined By Broad Cross-Section of Members of Congress In Praising Yesterday's First Ever Senate Hearing on The DREAM Act 6/10/11 Congresswoman Hirono Statement on Appointment of Hawaii's First Early Childhood Coordinator 5/25/11 Congresswoman Hirono Lauds President Obama Early Education Initiative 5/06/11 Hawaii to Receive more than $47 Million in Title I Education Money 4/06/11 Congresswoman Hirono Introduces Impact Aid Bill to Support Hawaii's Military and Federally Connected Children 4/04/11 Introduction of the Local Taxpayer Relief Act of 2011 2/17/11 Congresswoman Hirono Successfully Defends Native Hawaiian Education Program from Being Cut 2/16/11 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 1/20/11 Congresswoman Hirono Retains Assignments to Education and the Workforce and Transportation and Infrastructure Committees 1/12/11 The Stem Education Teacher Tax Incentive Act of 2011 12/21/10 Congresswoman Hirono Votes to Invest in Research and Development for America 12/09/10 Huffington Post - House DREAM Passage Puts Pressure on Senate 11/16/10 Recognizing 35th Anniversary of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act 11/16/10 Statement supporting H. Res 1641 - Impact Aid 60th Anniversary 8/10/10 Congresswoman Hirono Chooses Jobs for Teachers and Budget Relief for States Over Interests of Corporations that Ship American Jobs Overseas 8/05/10 Congresswoman Hirono Returns to Washington, DC to Preserve Education Jobs in Hawaii 7/27/10 Statement by Congresswoman Mazie K. Hirono on the Hawaii Department of Education being named a finalist in the National Race to the Top Competition 7/15/10 Congresswoman Hirono Amendment Aimed at Improving Child Nutrition in Hawaii Advances Out of Education and Labor Committee 3/21/10 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 12/10/09 Congresswoman Hirono Votes In Support Of Consolidated Appropriations Bill 10/27/09 On The Importance Of Education Reform 9/23/09 Encouraging Membership In The Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Consortium