Senator Mazie K. Hirono's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Jr, Democratic
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Issue Position: Economy 8/06/15 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the House Rules Committee, and Chuck Schumer, Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee - Advocating for Better Employee Wages 7/20/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Strong Support of New Overtime Rule 6/26/15 Letter to Barack Obama - Concerns About Lifting the Crude Oil Export Ban 5/15/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Employees 5/11/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ban the Box 1/30/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Raise the Overtime Threshold for Salaried Workers 1/29/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - End to Overtime Rule to Protect Workers 1/20/15 Politico Pro - Hirono: Jones Act Repeal Would Cost Hawaii 23,000 Jobs 1/16/15 Keystone XL Pipeline Act 12/16/14 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratios 9/15/14 Schatz, Hirono, Gabbard Announce More Than $1 Million for Economic Development Projects in Hawaii 7/01/14 Hirono Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision 6/25/14 Hirono Protects Native Hawaiian Programs in Job-Training Bill 4/11/14 Hirono Announces Nearly &8.7 Million for Workforce Training 4/01/14 Mikulski, Senate and House Democrats Along with Advocacy Groups Urge Senate Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act 3/05/14 Boxer, Hirono, Sister Simone Campbell and Leaders of Faith and Women's Groups Push for Raising the Minimum Wage 2/06/14 Senate Women Say: Raise The Minimum Wage! 1/08/14 Hirono Commends Nomination of Chris Lu To Serve As Deputy Secretary Of The U.S. Department Of Labor 1/08/14 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act -- Motion To Proceed 11/07/13 The Employment Non-Discrimination Act Bans Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity, Protections Currently Available In Hawaii 9/25/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Set Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers 9/02/13 Hirono Commemorates Labor Day 7/30/13 Hirono Praises Confirmation of National Labor Relations Board Nominees 5/22/13 Senator Hirono Votes Against Measure That Would Endanger Hawaii's Sugar Industry, Risk 800 Jobs in State 4/23/13 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 --Motion to Proceed--Continued 2/14/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Workplace Discrimination 2/12/13 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 1/30/13 As Women in Hawaii Make just 82% on Average as Men, Senator Mazie K. Hirono Calls for Paycheck Fairness Act 9/12/12 Mazie Hirono Flies High with Latest Campaign Endorsement 4/17/12 MaziEmail: Women Deserve Better 12/21/11 Federal Government to Develop Plan to Address Burden of Cofa Migrants 12/02/11 Made in Hawaii, Buy Local 10/26/11 Congresswoman Hirono Opposes Anti-Worker Bill 2/18/11 In Opposition to the Quayle-Broun Amendment (#224) to H.R. 1 and in Support of Davis-Bacon Prevailing Wage Protection 2/18/11 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 2/15/11 Introduction of the Youth Corps Act of 2011 2/09/11 Introducing the Ensuring Worker Safety Act 9/28/10 American Manufacturing Efficiency and Retraining Investment Collaboration Achievement Works Act 12/17/09 Congresswoman Hirono Votes To Create And Save Jobs For Americans 10/26/09 Congresswoman Hirono Announces Additional Stop Loss Payments 9/30/09 Teacher Equity: Effective Teachers For All Children 1/09/09 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Of 2009 1/09/09 Paycheck Fairness Act 3/30/08 Congresswoman Mazie Hirono Responds to Closing of Aloha Airlines' Passenger Service 9/20/07 FAA Reauthorization Act of 2007 1/01/14 Issue Position: Jobs and Supporting Business 1/01/12 Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy