Senator Mazie K. Hirono's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Jr, Democratic
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Issue Position: Military and Veterans Issue Position: What is Your Position on the War in Iraq? Issue Position: Military and Veterans Issue Position: Filipino Veterans 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 5/22/15 Hirono Continues Commitment To Improving Veterans' Health Care In New Legislation 4/20/15 Hawaii Delegation Announces $1.2 Million for Homeless Veterans Housing Program 4/20/15 Hawai'i 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 1/21/15 Hirono Fights for Veterans Struggling with Mental Health Issues in Advancing Clay Hunt Act 1/15/15 Heller, Hirono, Meng Introduce Bill to Help Filipino Veterans Receive Deserved Benefits 12/12/14 Senator Hirono to Expand Senate Reach Next Year, Serving on 5 Committees Covering Broad Ranch of Hawaii Priorities 12/08/14 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairman, and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member, of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Calling for Extension on Home Loan Guarantees for Veterans in High Cost of Living Areas 11/09/14 Honolulu Star-Advertiser - VA Makes Progress, But Work Isn't Done 9/30/14 Schatz, Hirono Announce $3 Million for Veteran Homelessness Relief 8/21/14 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - Protect Service Members from Abusive Loan Contracts 8/19/14 Hirono Hears from Hawaii Veterans, Questions VA Officials on Health Care in Hawaii 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 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 6/09/14 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 4/30/14 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans 2/12/14 Hirono Votes to Safeguard Military Retirees 2/11/14 Repealing Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed 1/18/14 Honolulu Star-Adviser - Expanded outreach promised for vets' grave sites 1/09/14 Civil Beat - Hawaii Senators Co-Sponsor Shaheen Amendment to Protect Military Retirees 11/21/13 Asian Journal - Provision to Benefit Filvets Included in 2014 Defense Act 11/19/13 Veterans Committee Passes Hirono's Bipartisan Measure to Extend Emergency Care Coverage for Veterans 11/07/13 Hirono Amendment to Assist Native Hawaiian Veterans Passes Senate 11/01/13 Hirono is Hard at Work with the Senate Back in Session 10/31/13 Military Times - Senators Seek to Fix ER Reimbursement Loophole for New Vets 10/30/13 VA Emergency Care 10/30/13 Hirono, Moran, Isakson and Begich Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Extend Emergency Care Coverage for Veterans 8/14/13 Hirono Urges Department of Defense to Fight Exploitive Financial Schemes Targeting Military Families 7/26/13 Mazie K. Hirono Remembers Korean War Veterans on Anniversary of Armistice 7/23/13 Hirono Unveils Proposals That Help Hawaii Veterans 5/21/13 Senate Judicary Committee Adopts Hirono Amendment That Reunifies Filipino World War II Veterans and Their Families 4/29/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog 3/21/13 House Passes Measire Championed by Senator Hirono to Restore Tuition Assistance for Service Members, Legislation now Awaits President's Signature 3/14/13 Senators Reid, Hirono, Menendez, Begich & Schatz Work To Reunite Filipino World War II Vets With Their Families