Senator Mazie Hirono's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Jr, Democratic
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2/10/17 Letter to The Hon. Sean Stackley, Acting Secretary of the Navy - Clarify Exemption from Federal Hiring Freeze for Navy Shipyard Workers 2/08/17 Hirono Leads Pledge to Fight Unfair Trump Attacks on Federal Workers 1/26/17 Letter to The Hon. James Mattis, Secretary of Defense - Exemption of Federal Hiring Freeze for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard 1/25/17 Letter to President Trump - Exempt Entire VA from Hiring Freeze 10/31/16 ICYMI: New Hirono Bill to Protect Workers in Hawaii's Longline Fleet 10/25/16 Letter to the Hon. John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Hon. Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, the Hon. Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, the Hon. Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee - Call for a Provision Rolling Back Critical Workplace Protections Be Stripped From Final Defense Authorization Bill 10/13/16 Hirono: Employee-Owned Businesses Benefit Hawaii Families 10/07/16 President Signs Hirono Bill to Increase Paid Leave for Disabled Veterans into Law 9/22/16 Letter to Tom Perez and David Weil, Secretary of the Department of Labor and Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division respectively - Requesting Further Investigation into the Working Conditions of Wells Fargo Bank 9/08/16 Letter to Chairmen Mac Thornberry and John McCain, Ranking Members Adam Smith and Jack Reed, Congressional Armed Service Committees - Issues with the Language in the National Defense Authorization Act Concerning Long-term Temporary Duty 9/02/16 Federal Support for HC&S Employees Now Assured 7/19/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Promote Diversity at Federal Land Management Agencies 7/12/16 Letter to Chairman John McCain and Ranking Member Jack Reed of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Protect Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces in Defense Bill 5/12/16 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank 4/12/16 Letter to Mr. Robert Waterman, U.S. Department of Labor - Sick Leave for Federal Contractors 4/12/16 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 4/12/16 On Equal Pay Day, Hirono Leads Measure To End Gender Barriers In STEM Careers 4/06/16 Mikulski, Senate Democrats Along with Advocacy Groups Urge Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act 3/15/16 Hirono and Fischer Release Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Disabled Veterans Additional Paid Leave 12/11/15 Hirono Successfully Advocates For Improvements To Veterans' Services 11/13/15 Letter to Joh Cousins, CEO, Compass Group - Let Workers Organize 10/30/15 Hirono Supports Bipartisan Budget Agreement 9/18/15 Democrats Push to Keep Federal Workers on the Job Despite Threats of a Shutdown 9/17/15 Cardin Pushes to Keep Federal Workers on the Job Despite Threats of a Shutdown 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 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act -- Motion To Proceed 1/08/14 Hirono Commends Nomination of Chris Lu To Serve As Deputy Secretary Of The U.S. Department Of Labor 1/01/14 Issue Position: Jobs and Supporting Business 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

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