Senator Mazie K. Hirono's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Jr, Democratic
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12/01/15 Seniors And Veterans Emergency Benefits Act 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 Hawaii Congressional Delegation Announces $2.1 Million to Assist Homeless Veterans in Hawaii 9/17/15 Mikulski, Cardin, Senate Colleagues Push to Keep Federal Workers on the Job Despite Threats of Shutdown 9/17/15 Cardin Pushes to Keep Federal Workers on the Job Despite Threats of a Shutdown 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 4/20/15 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 1/21/15 Hirono Fights for Veterans Struggling with Mental Health Issues in Advancing Clay Hunt Act 1/15/15 The Hill - Lawmakers Push to Ensure Benefits for Filipino WWII Vets 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 1/01/14 Issue Position: Veterans 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