Senator Mazie K. Hirono's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Jr, Democratic
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Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Military and Veterans Issue Position: Military and Veterans 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: Accessible and Affordable Healthcare Issue Position: Health Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Medicare 5/18/15 Hawai'i Delegation Announces $2.8 Million to Support Housing Opportunities for Those Living with HIV/AIDS 5/05/15 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Women Should Have Full Access to All FDA-Approved Contraception 4/24/15 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Labeling Generic Drugs 4/08/15 Blumenthal, Senators Urge Funding to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis 3/25/15 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor - Title X Family Planning Program 3/23/15 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Support Community Health Centers 3/05/15 Hawai"i Delegation Announces $1.4 Million for Kapi"olani Medical Center 2/27/15 Hirono Leads Bipartisan Group of Senators in Raising Awareness of Heart Health 1/27/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Continue Support for United Nations Population Fund 12/22/14 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - More Needs to be Done to Address Heroin Epidemic 12/15/14 Nomination of VIvek Hallegere Murthy to Surgeon General of the Public Health Service 11/18/14 Mikulski, Stabenow Together with Bipartisan Senate Women Call on Federal Health Leaders to Prioritize Combating Women's Heart Disease 11/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - In Support of Rural Hospitals 11/17/14 Letter to Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Combating Women's Heart Disease 11/17/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Combating Women's Heart Disease 11/17/14 Letter to Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Combating Women's Heart Disease 11/09/14 Honolulu Star-Advertiser - VA Makes Progress, But Work Isn't Done 9/08/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory, Inconsistent Blood, Organ and Tissue Donation Policies 8/19/14 Hirono Hears from Hawaii Veterans, Questions VA Officials on Health Care in Hawaii 8/01/14 Hirono Announces $12.3 Million to Support Native Hawaiian Health Care Centers 7/31/14 Hirono Votes to Pass Bipartisan Veterans Legislation and Extend Highway Funding 7/28/14 Hirono Attaches Key Wins for Hawaii in Bipartisan Veterans Deal 7/08/14 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed - Continued 7/01/14 Hirono Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision 6/27/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy 6/24/14 Hearing of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee - Conference Meeting 6/24/14 Hirono Begins Work on Conference Committee to Reduce Wait Times for Veterans 6/12/14 Sens. Moran and Hirono Push to Expand Veteran Emergency Care 6/12/14 Sens. Hirono and Moran Push to Expand Veteran Emergency Care 6/11/14 Hirono Votes to Provide Veterans with Better Access to Health Care 6/10/14 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 6/09/14 Hirono Statement on Hawaii VA Wait Times 6/03/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 6/03/14 Hirono Helps to Shape Senate Response to VA Crisis 5/30/14 Hirono Statement on Resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki 5/28/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings 4/30/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Protect Women's Health in Medical Trials 3/05/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs 3/04/14 Hirono Commends Obama Budget That Takes Significant Steps to Close Opportunity Gap 1/08/14 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act -- Motion To Proceed 12/18/13 Hirono Votes To Pass Bipartisan Budget Deal That Removes Threat of Government Shutdown, Eases Pain of Sequestration 12/11/13 Hirono's Bipartisan Amendment to Promote Telehealth in Military Health System Included in Defense Authorization Deal