Senator Mazie Hirono's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Jr, Democratic
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2/03/17 Hirono Continues Representative Mark Takai's Efforts to Provide Health Care to Atomic Veterans 1/26/17 Letter to President Trump - Lift Hiring Freeze On VA and Exempt Veterans Seeking Federal Employment 1/25/17 Letter to President Trump - Exempt Entire VA from Hiring Freeze 11/30/16 House of Representatives Unanimously Approves Hirono-Gabbard Bill to Award Filipino Veterans Congressional Gold Medal 11/28/16 Hirono, Gabbard Announce House Vote on Filipino Veterans Congressional Gold Medal Bill 11/11/16 On Veterans Day, Hirono Renews Call for House to Pass Bill Honoring Filipino World War II Veterans 10/22/16 Hirono Hears from Oahu Veterans on Health Care, Access to Benefits 10/07/16 President Signs Hirono Bill to Increase Paid Leave for Disabled Veterans into Law 10/04/16 Rep. Honda, Sen. Hirono Honor Filipino Americans With Month of Recognition 9/27/16 As VA Inspector General Releases Report on Hawaii Health Care System, Hirono Calls for Continued Action 9/22/16 Fischer-Hirono Bill For Disabled FAA Vets Passes Senate 9/19/16 Senate Passes Hirono Bill to Save Veteran Housing Programs 9/14/16 The Future of the VA: Examining the Commission on Care Report and VA's Response 9/14/16 Senators Introduce Legislation to Overhaul Veterans Appeals Process 7/21/16 Boozman Introduces Legislation to Protect Veterans Housing Programs 7/15/16 Senate Passes Heller-Hirono Legislation Awarding Congressional Gold Medal to WWII Filipino Veterans 7/14/16 Letter to The Honorable John King, Secretary of Education, The Honorable Edith Ramirez, Chairman, Federal Trade Commission, The Honorable Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and The Honorable Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Act to Protect Students & Veterans From Fraudulent Institutions Like Trump University 7/13/16 Senate Unanimously Approves Hirono Bill To Award Filipino World War II Veterans Congressional Gold Medal 7/07/16 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Wyden, Senate Dems: VA Must Do More to Prevent and Correct Abuse of Veterans in Higher Education 7/02/16 Hirono Hosts Outreach Event To Assist Filipino World War II Veterans Reunite With Their Families 6/22/16 Letter to The Honorable John King, Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education - Close For-Profit College Loophole Impacting Servicemembers, Veterans and Taxpayers 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 6/09/16 Hirono, Senate Democrats Announce Program To Reunite Filipino World War II Veterans With Their Families 5/25/16 Hirono Announces New Veterans Training Programs At University Of Hawaii 5/09/16 Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus - CAPAC Applauds Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Program 5/06/16 Hirono Hails Implementation Of Program To Reunite Filipino World War II Veterans With Their Children 3/15/16 Hirono and Fischer Release Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Disabled Veterans Additional Paid Leave 2/12/16 Hirono Measure to Improve Veterans Services Advances 2/11/16 Dr. Ruiz and Sen. Hirono Applaud Passage of American Heroes COLA Act 12/11/15 Hirono Successfully Advocates For Improvements To Veterans' Services 12/01/15 Seniors And Veterans Emergency Benefits Act 11/10/15 Hirono Secures Hawaii Priorities in Defense Authorization, Military Construction & VA Funding Bill 10/09/15 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Hold Benefits Bureaucrats Accountable for "Shockingly Unethical' Misuse of Funds 10/08/15 Ernst, Hirono Introduce VETS Act 9/25/15 Senate Passes Hirono Provisions To Renew Veterans Programs 9/19/15 Hirono & Boozman Introduce Legislation To Keep Veterans Housing Programs Alive 9/17/15 Cardin Pushes to Keep Federal Workers on the Job Despite Threats of a Shutdown 9/17/15 Mikulski, Cardin, Senate Colleagues Push to Keep Federal Workers on the Job Despite Threats of Shutdown 9/17/15 Hawaii Congressional Delegation Announces $2.1 Million to Assist Homeless Veterans in Hawaii 9/16/15 VA, Veterans Groups Voice Support For Hirono Bills Aimed At Improving Veterans Care 7/15/15 Huffington Post - Filipino World War II Veterans Will Get Easier Path To Reunite With Family 7/06/15 Hirono, Local Veterans Discuss Housing, Employment, Health Care Issues with VA Secretary McDonald and Labor Secretary Perez 6/17/15 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs - Taking Funds from Filipino Veterans Department of Veterans Affairs 6/11/15 Bipartisan and Bicameral Group Introduce Legislation to Award Congressional Gold Medal to WWII Filipino Veterans 6/09/15 Heller and Hirono Team for Filipino Veterans Benefits 5/22/15 Hirono Continues Commitment To Improving Veterans' Health Care In New Legislation 4/23/15 Letter to Secretary Duncan - Better Protect Servicemembers and Veterans from being Targeted and Exploited by some For-Profit Colleges by Publishing the Amount and Percentage of Revenue Received by these Institutions from all Federal Educational Programs 4/20/15 Hawaii Delegation Announces $1.2 Million for Homeless Veterans Housing Program 3/13/15 Hirono & Reid Stand up for Families of Filipino World War II Veterans 2/03/15 Hirono COntinues Fight for Veterans Struggling with Mental Health Issues, Votes to Send Clay Hunt Act to the President's Desk

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