Senator Mazie Hirono's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Jr, Democratic
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6/20/16 Letter to The Honorable Robert Califf, MD, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban 6/17/16 As Peak Mosquito Season Approaches, Hirono Advances Measure To Fund Fight Against Zika 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 6/01/16 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Urging DHHS to Increase Access to Opioid Addiction Treatment 5/19/16 Sen. Booker Introduces Legislation to Protect Women's Access to Birth Control 4/22/16 Hirono Introduces Legislation To Fund Fight Against Zika 4/18/16 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Call for Immediate Passage of President's Emergency Funding Request 3/24/16 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Comittee and the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Call for Increased Funding for Mosquito-Control Programs to Fight Spread of Zika 3/23/16 Hirono Introduces Fix To Maintain Medicare Access To Vital Medical Equipment 3/17/16 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on DEpartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies and the Honorable Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - End the Ban on CDC Gun Violence Research 3/04/16 Letter to the Hon. Lindsey Graham, Chairman of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Hon. Patrick Leahy, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Hon. Roy Blunt, Chairman of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education; Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education - On Zika Outbreak 2/12/16 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and Mitch McConnel, Senate Majority Leader - Importance of Women's Access to Reproductive Heath Care in Light of Spreading Virus 2/12/16 Hirono Measure to Improve Veterans Services Advances 2/09/16 Hirono Leads Effort to Raise Awareness of Heart Disease 2/05/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning the Spread of the Zika Virus 12/11/15 Hirono Successfully Advocates For Improvements To Veterans' Services 12/03/15 Hirono Fights to Protect Health Care Access for Hawaii Women and Families 12/02/15 Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 12/02/15 Hirono Opposes Attacks on Women's Health in Budget Reconciliation Bill 12/02/15 Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 10/22/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Correct Improper Implementation of Helms Amendment, Reduce Barriers to Safe Abortion for Women and Girls in Conflict-Affected Regions 10/08/15 Ernst, Hirono Introduce VETS Act 9/23/15 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calling on Medicare & Medicaid to Ban Long-Term Care Facilities from Using Unfair Arbitration Clauses 7/30/15 Hawai'i Congressional Delegation Announces $14.2 Million to Support Affordable Housing Programs and Address Homelessness in Hawai'i 7/17/15 Hirono & Ernst Fight To Help Improve Seniors' Access To Care With New Bipartisan Legislation 7/17/15 Hirono & Ernst Fight To Help Improve Seniors' Access To Care With New Bipartisan Legislation 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 3/04/15 Enewsletter: Senate Approves Senator Hirono's Heart Month Resolution 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 Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Combating Women's Heart Disease 11/17/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - 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

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