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Mazie Hirono's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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: Health Care
Issue Position: Military and Veterans
Issue Position: Medicare
Issue Position: Military and Veterans
Issue Position: Accessible and Affordable Healthcare
Issue Position: What Measures Do You Propose to Ensure Adequate Health Care for All Americans? What Are Your Ideas for Health Care Cost Containment?
Issue Position: Health
Issue Position: Health Care
Aug. 1, 2014 Hirono Announces $12.3 Million to Support Native Hawaiian Health Care Centers
July 31, 2014 Hirono Votes to Pass Bipartisan Veterans Legislation and Extend Highway Funding
July 28, 2014 Hirono Attaches Key Wins for Hawaii in Bipartisan Veterans Deal
July 8, 2014 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
July 1, 2014 Hirono Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 24, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee - Conference Meeting
June 24, 2014 Hirono Begins Work on Conference Committee to Reduce Wait Times for Veterans
June 12, 2014 Sens. Moran and Hirono Push to Expand Veteran Emergency Care
June 12, 2014 Sens. Hirono and Moran Push to Expand Veteran Emergency Care
June 11, 2014 Hirono Votes to Provide Veterans with Better Access to Health Care
June 10, 2014 Letter to Martin Barrington, Nicandro Durante, Ling Chenqing, Alison Cooper, Pierre de Labouchere, Murray Kessler, Andre Calantzopoulos, Daniel Delen, J. Pieter Sikkel, and George Freeman III - Protect Children from Nicotine Poisoning
June 9, 2014 Hirono Statement on Hawaii VA Wait Times
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 3, 2014 Hirono Helps to Shape Senate Response to VA Crisis
May 30, 2014 Hirono Statement on Resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
April 30, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Protect Women's Health in Medical Trials
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
March 4, 2014 Hirono Commends Obama Budget That Takes Significant Steps to Close Opportunity Gap
Jan. 8, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act -- Motion To Proceed
Dec. 18, 2013 Hirono Votes To Pass Bipartisan Budget Deal That Removes Threat of Government Shutdown, Eases Pain of Sequestration
Dec. 11, 2013 Hirono's Bipartisan Amendment to Promote Telehealth in Military Health System Included in Defense Authorization Deal
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research
Oct. 31, 2013 Military Times - Senators Seek to Fix ER Reimbursement Loophole for New Vets
Oct. 30, 2013 Hirono, Moran, Isakson and Begich Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Extend Emergency Care Coverage for Veterans
Oct. 1, 2013 Huffington Post - Women Senators: GOP's Birth Control Amendment 'Defies Logic'
Jan. 30, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Protect Public Health
Aug. 30, 2012 University of Hawaii to Receive More than $1.2 Million to Support Breast Cancer
Aug. 12, 2012 Hirono Addresses Lingle's Press Conference Remarks
July 31, 2012 District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
July 11, 2012 KITV.com - Hawaii House Delegation Responds to Health Care Repeal
June 29, 2012 Hawaii to Receive Nearly $7 Million for Hospital and Public Health Emergency Preparedness
June 28, 2012 Hawaii's Congressional Delegation Supports Ruling
May 31, 2012 Congresswoman Hirono Votes to Support Health Services for Veterans, Invest in Military Construction Projects
April 2, 2012 Congresswoman Hirono Statement on the Awarding of $2.8 million in Federal Support for Hawaii HIV/AIDS Programs
March 29, 2012 Hirono Votes to Protect Seniors, Women, Students and Middle Class Families
March 26, 2012 CAPAC Members Applaud the Affordable Care Act on its Second Anniversary
March 23, 2012 Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Applauds the Affordable Care Act on its Second Anniversary
March 22, 2012 Protecting Access to Healthcare Act
Feb. 28, 2012 Hawaii to Receive More Than $200,000 for Community Health Centers
Dec. 1, 2011 Hawaii to Receive More Than $14 Million to Establish Online Health Insurance Exchange
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