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Mazie Hirono's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
July 1, 2014 Hirono Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision
June 25, 2014 Hirono Protects Native Hawaiian Programs in Job-Training Bill
April 11, 2014 Hirono Announces Nearly &8.7 Million for Workforce Training
April 1, 2014 Mikulski, Senate and House Democrats Along with Advocacy Groups Urge Senate Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act
March 5, 2014 Boxer, Hirono, Sister Simone Campbell and Leaders of Faith and Women's Groups Push for Raising the Minimum Wage
Feb. 6, 2014 Senate Women Say: Raise The Minimum Wage!
Jan. 8, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act -- Motion To Proceed
Jan. 8, 2014 Hirono Commends Nomination of Chris Lu To Serve As Deputy Secretary Of The U.S. Department Of Labor
Nov. 7, 2013 The Employment Non-Discrimination Act Bans Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity, Protections Currently Available In Hawaii
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Set Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers
Sept. 2, 2013 Hirono Commemorates Labor Day
July 30, 2013 Hirono Praises Confirmation of National Labor Relations Board Nominees
May 22, 2013 Senator Hirono Votes Against Measure That Would Endanger Hawaii's Sugar Industry, Risk 800 Jobs in State
April 23, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 --Motion to Proceed--Continued
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Workplace Discrimination
Feb. 12, 2013 Senator Mazie K. Hirono Commend's President's Focus on Jobs, Stopping Sequestration Cuts, Immigration Reform & Early Childhood Education in State of the Union Speech
Jan. 30, 2013 As Women in Hawaii Make just 82% on Average as Men, Senator Mazie K. Hirono Calls for Paycheck Fairness Act
Sept. 12, 2012 Mazie Hirono Flies High with Latest Campaign Endorsement
April 17, 2012 MaziEmail: Women Deserve Better
Dec. 21, 2011 Federal Government to Develop Plan to Address Burden of Cofa Migrants
Dec. 2, 2011 Made in Hawaii, Buy Local
Oct. 26, 2011 Congresswoman Hirono Opposes Anti-Worker Bill
Feb. 18, 2011 In Opposition to the Quayle-Broun Amendment (#224) to H.R. 1 and in Support of Davis-Bacon Prevailing Wage Protection
Feb. 18, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Feb. 15, 2011 Introduction of the Youth Corps Act of 2011
Feb. 9, 2011 Introducing the Ensuring Worker Safety Act
Sept. 28, 2010 American Manufacturing Efficiency and Retraining Investment Collaboration Achievement Works Act
Dec. 17, 2009 Congresswoman Hirono Votes To Create And Save Jobs For Americans
Oct. 26, 2009 Congresswoman Hirono Announces Additional Stop Loss Payments
Sept. 30, 2009 Teacher Equity: Effective Teachers For All Children
Jan. 9, 2009 Paycheck Fairness Act
Jan. 9, 2009 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Of 2009
March 30, 2008 Congresswoman Mazie Hirono Responds to Closing of Aloha Airlines' Passenger Service
Sept. 20, 2007 FAA Reauthorization Act of 2007
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Jobs and Supporting Business
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy
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