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Mazie Hirono's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
Feb. 12, 2014 Hirono Votes to Safeguard Military Retirees
Feb. 11, 2014 Repealing Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
Jan. 18, 2014 Honolulu Star-Adviser - Expanded outreach promised for vets' grave sites
Jan. 9, 2014 Civil Beat - Hawaii Senators Co-Sponsor Shaheen Amendment to Protect Military Retirees
Nov. 21, 2013 Asian Journal - Provision to Benefit Filvets Included in 2014 Defense Act
Nov. 19, 2013 Veterans Committee Passes Hirono's Bipartisan Measure to Extend Emergency Care Coverage for Veterans
Nov. 7, 2013 Hirono Amendment to Assist Native Hawaiian Veterans Passes Senate
Nov. 1, 2013 Hirono is Hard at Work with the Senate Back in Session
Oct. 31, 2013 Military Times - Senators Seek to Fix ER Reimbursement Loophole for New Vets
Oct. 30, 2013 VA Emergency Care
Oct. 30, 2013 Hirono, Moran, Isakson and Begich Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Extend Emergency Care Coverage for Veterans
Aug. 14, 2013 Hirono Urges Department of Defense to Fight Exploitive Financial Schemes Targeting Military Families
July 26, 2013 Mazie K. Hirono Remembers Korean War Veterans on Anniversary of Armistice
July 23, 2013 Hirono Unveils Proposals That Help Hawaii Veterans
May 21, 2013 Senate Judicary Committee Adopts Hirono Amendment That Reunifies Filipino World War II Veterans and Their Families
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
March 21, 2013 House Passes Measire Championed by Senator Hirono to Restore Tuition Assistance for Service Members, Legislation now Awaits President's Signature
March 14, 2013 Senators Reid, Hirono, Menendez, Begich & Schatz Work To Reunite Filipino World War II Vets With Their Families
March 13, 2013 Senators Reid, Hirono, Menendez, Begich & Schatz Work to Reunite Filipino World War II Vets With Their Families
March 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - LGBT Rights
Jan. 30, 2013 Hawaii Delegation Announces $1 Million For Kaneohe Veterans Cemetery
Oct. 9, 2012 Kauai Veterans Cemetery to Receive $1.2 Million for Expansion
Oct. 6, 2012 Congresswoman Hirono Receives National Guard Association of the United States' Charles Dick Medal of Merit
July 2, 2012 Hawaii to Receive $500,00 to Help Homeless Veterans
June 13, 2012 Congresswoman Hirono Recovers More Than $1 Million in Savings for Hawaii Constituents in First Half of 2012
May 31, 2012 Congresswoman Hirono Votes to Support Health Services for Veterans, Invest in Military Construction Projects
May 25, 2012 Statement by Congresswoman Hirono in Commemoration of Memorial Day
May 22, 2012 Hawaii to Receive More than $366 Million for Military Construction, Support for Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs
May 18, 2012 Congresswoman Hirono Supports Passage of the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act
May 1, 2012 Congresswoman Hirono Statement in Recognition of Military Appreciation Month
Nov. 18, 2011 Hirono Stands for Seniors, Veterans, and Families
Nov. 16, 2011 Veterans Jobs Bill Passes U.S. House
Nov. 7, 2011 Hirono: "Pass the VOW to Hire Heroes Act to Put Veterans to Work"
Oct. 21, 2011 Congresswoman Hirono Statement on the End of the Iraq War
June 14, 2011 Congresswoman Hirono Votes to Support Hawaii Veterans
June 14, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
June 3, 2011 On the Reintroduction of the Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act
May 30, 2011 Statement of Congresswoman Mazie Hirono Commemorating Memorial Day
March 9, 2011 Congresswoman Hirono Introduces Bipartisan K-9 Companion Corps Act
March 8, 2011 The K-9 Companion Corps Act of 2011
June 4, 2009 Congresswoman Hirono's Efforts To Reunite Filipino WWII Veterans With Their Children Is Included In Comprehensive Immigration Reform Package
May 14, 2009 The Reintroduction of the Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act
Nov. 11, 2008 Statement From Congresswoman Mazie K. Hirono Commemorating Veterans Day
July 31, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2009
May 22, 2008 Congresswoman Hirono to Attend Two Memorial Day Services in Hawai'i
March 29, 2008 Congresswoman Hirono Backs GI Bill for the 21st Century
Nov. 7, 2007 In Support of Equity for Filipino Veterans of World War II
Nov. 6, 2007 House Approves Funding for Education, Health Care and Veterans
March 28, 2007 Wounded Warrior Assistance Act of 2007
March 22, 2007 Providing for Consideration of HR 1591, US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
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