Senator Mazie K. Hirono's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Jr, Democratic
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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: Medicare Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Accessible and Affordable Healthcare Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Military and Veterans Issue Position: Military and Veterans 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 11/15/13 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research 10/31/13 Military Times - Senators Seek to Fix ER Reimbursement Loophole for New Vets 10/30/13 Hirono, Moran, Isakson and Begich Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Extend Emergency Care Coverage for Veterans 10/01/13 Huffington Post - Women Senators: GOP's Birth Control Amendment 'Defies Logic' 1/30/13 Letter to President Obama - Protect Public Health 8/30/12 University of Hawaii to Receive More than $1.2 Million to Support Breast Cancer 8/12/12 Hirono Addresses Lingle's Press Conference Remarks 7/31/12 District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act 7/11/12 - Hawaii House Delegation Responds to Health Care Repeal 6/29/12 Hawaii to Receive Nearly $7 Million for Hospital and Public Health Emergency Preparedness 6/28/12 Hawaii's Congressional Delegation Supports Ruling 5/31/12 Congresswoman Hirono Votes to Support Health Services for Veterans, Invest in Military Construction Projects 4/02/12 Congresswoman Hirono Statement on the Awarding of $2.8 million in Federal Support for Hawaii HIV/AIDS Programs 3/29/12 Hirono Votes to Protect Seniors, Women, Students and Middle Class Families 3/26/12 CAPAC Members Applaud the Affordable Care Act on its Second Anniversary 3/23/12 Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Applauds the Affordable Care Act on its Second Anniversary 3/22/12 Protecting Access to Healthcare Act