Senator Mazie K. Hirono's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Jr, Democratic
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Issue Position: What Are Your Environmental Priorities? What Specific Measures Would You Like to Enact? Issue Position: Environment Issue Position: Renewable Energy Issue Position: Energy 6/05/15 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General - Derelict Vessel Response Policies 5/15/15 Senate Designates May 16 Kids to Parks Day 5/13/15 Hirono Authors Clean Energy Legislation 4/29/15 Wyden, Portman, Hirono, Booker and Heinrich Announce Kids to Parks Day 3/31/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change 3/26/15 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2016 3/19/15 Hawai'i Delegation Announces $3.3 Million in Funding for Conservation Efforts 3/16/15 Hirono Congratulates Vice Admiral Manson K. Brown on Senate Confirmation 2/09/15 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Biodiesel Fuel Standards 2/05/15 Hirono Praises Unprecedented High Ranking of Hawaii's Landscape Proposal, "Island Forests at Risk," in President Obama's Budget 1/29/15 Hirono Opposes Keystone XL Pipeline, Calls for Renewed Focus on Our Sustainable Energy Future 11/24/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader, of the Senate - Funding Solution for LWCF 11/12/14 Senator Hirono Applauds US-China Agreement to Reduce Carbon Emissions 10/10/14 Hirono Announces More Than $3.5 Million in Grants to Support Research at University of Hawaii 9/25/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Methane Pollution 9/25/14 Hirono Applauds President Obama's Expansion of Pacific Remote Island Marine National Monument 9/24/14 Hirono Supports Bill to Boost Resources for Coastal Communities in Hawaii 9/19/14 Letter to People's Climate March Participants - Support for People's Climate March in New York City 9/04/14 Hirono Urges Eligible Small Businesses Hurt by Tropical Storm Iselle to Appy for SBA Emergency Loans 6/02/14 Hirono Applauds New EPA Rule 5/22/14 Hirono Announces Hawaii Benefits in Water Bill 5/21/14 Hirono Applauds Selection of Hawaii as Host of IUCN World Conservation Congress 5/08/14 Hirono Announces More Than $3.1 Million for Hawaii Environmental Research and Ocean Management Efforts 5/01/14 Hirono Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 4/09/14 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Strong Investment in Important Land Conservation Programs 3/27/14 Honolulu Star-Adviser: Haiyan Aid Donations Now Offer Tax Breaks 3/27/14 Bloomberg: Typhoon Tax Break: Still Time for Aid 3/26/14 Star Advertiser: Hirono Sees First Bill as a Federal Lawmaker Pass 3/26/14 Expedited Tax Relief Available Now for Charitable Giving to the Philippines 3/26/14 The Manila Times: Obama signs PH Charitable Giving Assistance Act 3/24/14 Bipartisan Phillipines Charitable Giving Assistance Act on the Way to President Obama for Signature 3/07/14 Senate Unanimously Passes Reid, Hirono, Heller, Menendez, Bipartisan Philippines Charitable Giving Assistance Act 1/29/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Advanced Biofuel Incentives That Move Beyond Corn-Based Ethanol 11/20/13 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Grant Temporary Protected Status to Filipinos in Wake of Devastating Typhoon 11/13/13 Conyers & CAPAC Encourages Support for Victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda 8/26/13 Hirono Discusses Her Childhood in Japan And Stresses Importance of Hawaii-Japan Relationship 2/07/13 Hawaii Delegation Announces Maui County Will Receive Smart Growth Assistance From the US EPA 1/30/13 Letter to President Obama - Protect Public Health 9/21/12 Hirono: Combining Four Bad Ideas Doesn't Equal Jobs--It Just Equals One Extremely Bad Idea 8/28/12 Congresswoman Hirono Applauds Finalization of Historic Fuel Efficiency Standards 8/15/12 Asia-Pacific Clean Energy Summit and Expo: Congresswoman Hirono Calls for National Renewable Energy and Efficiency Standard 7/25/12 Congressional Replacement of President Obama's Energy-Restricting and Job-Limiting Offshore Drilling Plan 6/29/12 Letter to Admiral Robert J. Papp, Commandant, United States Coast Guard 6/04/12 University of Hawaii to Recieve $6 Million to Support Biofuel Initiative 5/31/12 Hawaii Youth Conservation Corps to Receive More than $1.25 Million to Support Community Service 5/31/12 Hawaii to Receive More than $2.8 Million for Coral Reef Protection and Coastal Zone Management