Senator Mazie K. Hirono's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Jr, Democratic
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Issue Position: Energy Issue Position: Renewable Energy Issue Position: Environment 10/03/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Release Federal Aid for Home Heating Among Seniors, Low-Income Households 6/16/14 Hirono Announces $3 Million for University of Hawaii Energy Research 6/02/14 Hirono Applauds New EPA Rule 4/04/14 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs 1/29/14 Hirono Applauds Measure to Fight Coffee Berry Borer in Farm Bill 1/29/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Advanced Biofuel Incentives That Move Beyond Corn-Based Ethanol 12/20/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding 12/18/13 Harkin, Bipartisan Group of Senators Meet with EPA Administrator McCarthy to Call for Changes to the Proposed Renewable Fuel Standard 2014 Rule 12/16/13 Letter to Max Baucus, Chair, and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, of the Senate Finance Committee - Clean Energy Tax Incentives Extension 11/14/13 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Secretary U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Director, Office of Management and Budget - Support Biodiesel 11/01/13 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid 9/18/13 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 8/26/13 Hirono Discusses Her Childhood in Japan And Stresses Importance of Hawaii-Japan Relationship 8/20/13 The Garden Island - School On, Power Off 8/01/13 Pacific Business News - Hawaii BioEnergy to get $5M federal grant for Kauai biofuels project 9/14/12 Hirono: "Republicans' "Why Bother?' Approach to Clean Energy is Damaging to Hawaii's Future" 8/28/12 Congresswoman Hirono Applauds Finalization of Historic Fuel Efficiency Standards 8/27/12 The Honolulu Star-Advertiser - Hirono, Lingle Agree on State's Energy Goals 8/24/12 MaziEmail: 25 by 2025 8/15/12 Asia-Pacific Clean Energy Summit and Expo: Congresswoman Hirono Calls for National Renewable Energy and Efficiency Standard 8/15/12 Honolulu Civil Beat - Hirono Calls on D.C. Politicians to Follow Military's Lead on Clean Energy 7/25/12 Congressional Replacement of President Obama's Energy-Restricting and Job-Limiting Offshore Drilling Plan 6/06/12 U.S. House Puts Up Red Light on Green Jobs 6/05/12 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 2013 6/05/12 House Blocks Increasing Investments in Clean Energy Innovation 6/04/12 University of Hawaii to Recieve $6 Million to Support Biofuel Initiative 6/01/12 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 2013 5/18/12 Energy Department Makes $500,000 Available to Test Wave Energy Device In Hawaii 5/11/12 MaziEmail: We Are Not a Dependent Peopl 5/04/12 Congresswoman Hirono Unveils Energy and Agriculture Sustainability Agenda 4/20/12 Congresswoman Hirono Statement on Earth Day 2/08/12 Letter to Interior Secretary Salazar 12/09/11 Letter to President Obama 11/15/11 Letter to Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior - Wilderness Designation for Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 11/07/11 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Dicks 11/01/11 Letter to Speaker Boehner 10/24/11 The Maui News - Job Creation Among Top Issues for Isle Residents 9/23/11 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator - EPA 9/22/11 Congresswoman Hirono Votes Against Short Term Federal Budget Extension that Cuts Clean Energy Investments 7/15/11 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 7/12/11 Better Use of Light Bulbs Act 6/23/11 Bipartisan Letter Urges Renewable Energy Incentives for Non-Profits 5/24/11 Statement of Congresswoman Hirono in Support of President Obama's Efforts Lead-by-Example on Energy Independence 5/11/11 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1231, Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act 4/06/11 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 910, Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011 2/14/11 Introducing Legislation to Amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to Modify the Incentives for the Production of Biodiesel 1/12/11 The Renewable Energy Applied Partnerships (REAP) Act