Senator Mazie Hirono's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Jr, Democratic
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3/03/17 Letter to the Honorable Michael E. Horowitz, Inspector General Department of Justice - Feinstein, Colleagues Request DOJ Inspector General Investigation on Sessions Recusal 1/26/17 Letter to the Hon. James Mattis, Secretary of Defense - Calling for Exemption of Federal Hiring Freeze for Portsmouth Naval Shipyard & Navy Shipyards Around the Country 6/22/16 Letter to Renata Hesse, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice - Blumenthal, Franken, Warren Brown, Markey, Feinstein, Hirono Call on DOJ to Block Proposed Health Insurer Mergers 6/20/16 Letter to The Honorable Robert Califf, MD, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban 6/14/16 Letter to the Honorable David Shulkin, Under Secretary for Health, Veterans Health Administration - Senators Press VA on Inadequate Progress in Improving Quality, Timely Access to Care 6/09/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Murphy, Blumenthal Join Senate Colleagues in Calling for Halt to Immigration Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children 6/08/16 Hirono Connects Hawaii Businesses With Top Federal Policy Makers 6/06/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Following Insufficient Response from Secretary Carter, Blumenthal, Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Request President Obama Open an Independent Investigation into Alleged Efforts by Department of Defense to Mislead Congress on Military Sexual Assault Cases 5/12/16 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank 2/24/16 Senate Resolution 373--Recognizing the Historical Significance of Executive Order 9066 and Expressing the Sense of the Senate That Policies That Discriminate Against Any Individual Based on the Actual or Perceived Race, Ethnicity, National Origin, or Religion of That Individual Would Be A Repetition of the Mistakes of Executive Order 9066 and Contrary to the Values of the United States 2/20/16 Hirono Promotes Newly Permanent Tax Credits For Middle Class Families 1/21/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning an Unauthorized Search of Senate Committee Files 1/08/16 Letter to Thad Cochran, Senate Appropriations Chairman, Barbara Mikulski, Senate Appropriations Vice-Chairwoman, Roy Blunt, Senate Labor-HHS-Education Subcommitte Appropriations Chairman, and Patty Murray, Senate Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee Appropriations Ranking Member - Funds for Research into the Causes and Prevention of Gun Violence 12/03/15 Letter to Thad Cochran, Chairman of Committee on Appropriations and Barbara Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of Committee on Appropriations - Concerns Surrounding Divisive Policy in Must Pass Legislation 11/23/15 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Take Executive Action to Reduce Gun Violence 10/09/15 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Hold Benefits Bureaucrats Accountable for "Shockingly Unethical' Misuse of Funds 9/24/15 Hirono: Keeping Government Open Should Not Be Tied To Women's Health 9/18/15 Democrats Push to Keep Federal Workers on the Job Despite Threats of a Shutdown 9/17/15 Mikulski, Cardin, Senate Colleagues Push to Keep Federal Workers on the Job Despite Threats of Shutdown 9/17/15 Cardin Pushes to Keep Federal Workers on the Job Despite Threats of a Shutdown 6/23/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Order Requiring Disclosure of Political Spending by Government Contractors 6/05/15 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General - Derelict Vessel Response Policies 5/21/15 The Garden Island - Mistaken for Dead 4/24/15 Civil Beat - Hirono Should Continue to Resist Efforts to Weaken FOIA Law 2/27/15 Hirono: It's Speaker Boehner's Responsibility to End this Manufactures Crisis & Send a Clean Department of Homeland Security Bill to the President 3/27/14 Hirono to Chair Judiciary Subcommittee 10/30/13 USA Today - Should Congress Yield Control of the Debt Limit? 10/29/13 Boxer, Schumer, Hirono Announce Legislation to Take the Threat of Default Off the Table for Good - Plan Would Allow Congress to Disapprove Debt Ceiling Increases 10/25/13 Hirono Returns to Hawaii Listens to Organizations and Families Impacted by Government Shutdown 10/16/13 Time - Women Are the Only Adults Left in Washington 10/16/13 Two Week Government Shutdown Hurt Hawaii Businesses And Cost Economy Billions 10/13/13 Default Prevention Act of 2013-- Motion to Proceed-- 10/11/13 Honolulu Civil Beat - Hawaii Delegates Frustrated by Federal Shutdown Gridlock 10/09/13 Continuing Appropriations 10/05/13 Continuing Appropriations 10/04/13 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown 10/01/13 KITV - Hawaii Delegates Speak on Government Shutdown 10/01/13 Huffington Post - Women Senators: GOP's Birth Control Amendment 'Defies Logic' 9/25/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Set Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers 4/25/12 Congresswoman Hirono Votes for Increased Government Transparency and Accountability 8/22/11 Honolulu Civil Beat - When Hawaii's U.S. Reps Don't Vote the Same Way

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