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Mazie Hirono's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
April 8, 2014 Hirono Announces More Than $10.7 Million for Hawaii Homelessness Reduction Efforts
April 7, 2014 The Minimum Wage
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
March 13, 2014 Child Care Bill Passes Senate With Hirono's Measure for Native Hawaiian Children
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 11, 2014 NPR - The War Over Poverty: A Deep Divide On How To Help
Jan. 9, 2014 Civil Beat - Hawaii Senators Co-Sponsor Shaheen Amendment to Protect Military Retirees
Jan. 5, 2014 Honolulu Star-Adviser - Mend the safety net, advance early education
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
July 23, 2013 Hirono Unveils Proposals That Help Hawaii Veterans
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program
Nov. 2, 2012 Hirono: We Must Work Together to Stay on the Path to Full Recovery
Oct. 5, 2012 Hirono: Job Creation Moving in the Right Direction, But We Need More Action
Sept. 24, 2012 Maui Now - Maui Part of $12M UH Workforce Development Grant
Sept. 14, 2012 Honolulu Civil Beat - Hawaii's Delegation Reacts to Obama's Sequestration Report
Sept. 12, 2012 U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1 Million to Establish Revolving Loan Fund to Help Diversify and Grow Hawaii's Economy
Aug. 7, 2012 Hawaii to Receive More than $1.6 Million for Community-Based Financial Institutions
July 2, 2012 Hawaii to Receive $500,00 to Help Homeless Veterans
March 29, 2012 Hirono Votes to Protect Seniors, Women, Students and Middle Class Families
Dec. 12, 2011 We Don't Learn From History
Nov. 30, 2011 Statement of Congresswoman Mazie K. Hirono Opposing H.R. 3094, the "Election Prevention Act"
Nov. 8, 2011 Hirono Applauds Obama Action to Strengthen Head Start
July 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
July 15, 2011 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
April 5, 2011 In Opposition to the Ryan Budget
March 11, 2011 Introduction of the Medicaid Coverage for Citizens of Freely Associated States Act of 2011
March 1, 2011 Introduction of the Native Hawaiian Medicaid Coverage Act of 2011
Feb. 17, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Dec. 2, 2010 The Introduction of the Native Hawaiian Medicaid Coverage Act of 2010
Aug. 10, 2010 Congresswoman Hirono Chooses Jobs for Teachers and Budget Relief for States Over Interests of Corporations that Ship American Jobs Overseas
July 14, 2010 Unemployment Benefits
July 1, 2010 Congresswoman Hirono Votes To Extend Unemployment Benefits for 6,000 Laid-off Workers in Hawaii
May 14, 2009 Congresswoman Hirono Announces $10.2 Million in Unemployment Insurance Funding For State of Hawai‘i
Nov. 21, 2008 Statement by Congresswoman Mazie K. Hirono in the U.S. House of Representatives on the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act Becoming Law
Oct. 3, 2008 Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008
Oct. 3, 2008 Statement by Congresswoman Mazie K. Hirono in the U.S. House of Representatives on the Senate Amendments to H.R. 1424, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act
Sept. 28, 2008 H.R. 2786, the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act
June 12, 2008 Legislation to Extend Unemployment Benefits
Oct. 25, 2007 Introduction of a Bill to Reinstate Certain Federal Benefits to Citizens of the Freely Associated States
Issue Position: What Policies Do You Support to Reduce Poverty?
Issue Position: What Federal Policies Do You Support to Help People Balance Work and Family Responsibilities?
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