Senator Mazie K. Hirono's Public Statements

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Full Name: Mazie K. Hirono
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last 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
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Issue Position: What Federal Policies Do You Support to Help People Balance Work and Family Responsibilities? Issue Position: What Policies Do You Support to Reduce Poverty? 4/29/14 The Minimum Wage 4/08/14 Hirono Announces More Than $10.7 Million for Hawaii Homelessness Reduction Efforts 4/07/14 The Minimum Wage 4/04/14 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 4/04/14 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - The Emergency Food Assistance Program 4/02/14 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - WIC Benefits 3/13/14 Child Care Bill Passes Senate With Hirono's Measure for Native Hawaiian Children 2/14/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid 2/03/14 Agricultural Act of 2014 1/11/14 NPR - The War Over Poverty: A Deep Divide On How To Help 1/09/14 Civil Beat - Hawaii Senators Co-Sponsor Shaheen Amendment to Protect Military Retirees 1/05/14 Honolulu Star-Adviser - Mend the safety net, advance early education 12/20/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding 12/06/13 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance 11/01/13 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid 10/28/13 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP 7/23/13 Hirono Unveils Proposals That Help Hawaii Veterans 3/28/13 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program 11/02/12 Hirono: We Must Work Together to Stay on the Path to Full Recovery 10/05/12 Hirono: Job Creation Moving in the Right Direction, But We Need More Action 9/24/12 Maui Now - Maui Part of $12M UH Workforce Development Grant 9/14/12 Honolulu Civil Beat - Hawaii's Delegation Reacts to Obama's Sequestration Report 9/12/12 U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1 Million to Establish Revolving Loan Fund to Help Diversify and Grow Hawaii's Economy 8/07/12 Hawaii to Receive More than $1.6 Million for Community-Based Financial Institutions 7/02/12 Hawaii to Receive $500,00 to Help Homeless Veterans 3/29/12 Hirono Votes to Protect Seniors, Women, Students and Middle Class Families 12/12/11 We Don't Learn From History 11/30/11 Statement of Congresswoman Mazie K. Hirono Opposing H.R. 3094, the "Election Prevention Act" 11/08/11 Hirono Applauds Obama Action to Strengthen Head Start 7/15/11 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits 7/15/11 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States 4/05/11 In Opposition to the Ryan Budget 3/11/11 Introduction of the Medicaid Coverage for Citizens of Freely Associated States Act of 2011 3/01/11 Introduction of the Native Hawaiian Medicaid Coverage Act of 2011 2/17/11 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 12/02/10 The Introduction of the Native Hawaiian Medicaid Coverage Act of 2010 8/10/10 Congresswoman Hirono Chooses Jobs for Teachers and Budget Relief for States Over Interests of Corporations that Ship American Jobs Overseas 7/14/10 Unemployment Benefits 7/01/10 Congresswoman Hirono Votes To Extend Unemployment Benefits for 6,000 Laid-off Workers in Hawaii 5/14/09 Congresswoman Hirono Announces $10.2 Million in Unemployment Insurance Funding For State of Hawai‘i 11/21/08 Statement by Congresswoman Mazie K. Hirono in the U.S. House of Representatives on the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act Becoming Law 10/03/08 Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008 10/03/08 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 9/28/08 H.R. 2786, the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act 6/12/08 Legislation to Extend Unemployment Benefits 10/25/07 Introduction of a Bill to Reinstate Certain Federal Benefits to Citizens of the Freely Associated States