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Mazie Hirono's Public Statements on Issue: Women

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
Issue Position: What Congressional Initiatives Are Necessary to Ensure Full Civil Rights for Women and Minorities?
Issue Position: Women's Issues
July 1, 2014 Hirono Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision
June 23, 2014 Senator Hirono Celebrates the 42nd Anniversary of Title IX
May 6, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Nigerian Girl Abductions by Boko Haram
April 30, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Protect Women's Health in Medical Trials
April 21, 2014 Gillibrand Leads Bipartisan Senate Coalition Urging White House Task Force to Adopt Key Recommendations to Combat Campus Sexual Assaults
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, & Education
April 1, 2014 Mikulski, Senate and House Democrats Along with Advocacy Groups Urge Senate Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act
March 6, 2014 Military Justice Improvement Act
March 5, 2014 Boxer, Hirono, Sister Simone Campbell and Leaders of Faith and Women's Groups Push for Raising the Minimum Wage
Feb. 6, 2014 Senate Women Say: Raise The Minimum Wage!
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 13, 2014 Medium.com - What It's Like To Be The Only Asian-American Woman in the U.S. Senate: A conversation with Mazie Hirono.
Nov. 25, 2013 Hirono Talks Sexual Assaults in the Military, Immigration Reform and Importance of Political Diversity with WMC Live
Nov. 19, 2013 Politico - A Pioneer for Women's Equality
Nov. 19, 2013 Grassley Continues Work for Passage of Military Justice Reform for Sexual Assault Cases
Nov. 14, 2013 Military Justice Improvement Act
Nov. 6, 2013 Hirono Joins Bipartisan Group of Colleagues to Call for Fair Military Justice System for Sexual Assault Survivors
Nov. 6, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Joined by Survivors, Retired General, Advocates Kick Off Final Two-Week Push For Creating an Independent Military Justice System - Defense Bill Expected on The Floor Before Thanksgiving
Nov. 5, 2013 Hirono, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Protect Military Sexual Assault Victims During 32 Proceedings
Oct. 16, 2013 Time - Women Are the Only Adults Left in Washington
July 22, 2013 Hirono Meets with Federal Appeals Court Nominee Nina Pillard, a Strong Advocate for Women's Rights
July 16, 2013 Rand Paul and Ted Cruz Join Gillibrand, Boxer, Grassley Effort to Create Independent, Non-Biased Military Justice System for Victims of Sexual Assault When Defense Bill Comes to Senate Floor This Month
June 27, 2013 Student Loan Rates
June 27, 2013 Senate Approves Immigration Reform that Delivers Big Results for Hawaii
June 26, 2013 Letter to Wendy Davis, Senator - Anti-Abortion Filibuster
June 26, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
June 24, 2013 In Effort to Get a Passable Immigration Reform Bill, Senator Mazie K. Hirono Votes for Corker-Hoeven Border Security Measure
June 20, 2013 Hirono & Murray Join Murkowski, Boxer, Gillibrand, Cantwell, Stabenow, Klobuchar, Warren, Baldwin, Mikulski, Landrieu & Shaheen In Introducing Measure To Give Women Greater Opportunity To Utilize New Economic Immigration System In Immigration Bill
June 20, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
June 19, 2013 Washington Post - Proposal Would Allow More Women to Come to U.S. Under Immigration Bill
June 12, 2013 Hirono Votes to Fight Sexual Assaults in the Military
June 12, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2014
May 16, 2013 Gillibrand, Collins, Boxer, Johanns, Benishek, Gabbard, Begich, Blumenthal, Coons, Franken, Hirono, Mikulski, Pryor, Schatz, Shaheen, Rockefeller, Feinstein, Hanna, Sinema, Joined by Service Members Victimized by Sexual Assault in Announcing Bicameral Legislation Reforming Military Justice System
May 7, 2013 Polis, Chu, Udall and Hirono Introduce Bill to Support Pregnant & Parenting Students
March 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Urge UN Members to Renounce Statements Made Against Women by Muslim Brotherhood
March 7, 2013 Senator Mazie K. Hirono Attends President Obama's Signing of Strengthened Violence Against Women Act
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights
Feb. 28, 2013 Senator Mazie K. Hirono Commends the Long-Overdue Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 7, 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Continued
Feb. 7, 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Continued
Jan. 30, 2013 As Women in Hawaii Make just 82% on Average as Men, Senator Mazie K. Hirono Calls for Paycheck Fairness Act
Aug. 20, 2012 Hirono Statement on Republican Todd Akin's Appalling Comments about Women & Rape
Aug. 2, 2012 Hawaii to Receive More than $2 Million to Combat Domestic Violence, Fund Drug Courts and Reduce Recidivism
July 31, 2012 District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
June 22, 2012 Congresswoman Hirono Commemorates 40th Anniversary of Title IX
May 31, 2012 CAPAC Members Denounce Attack on Reproductive Rights
May 16, 2012 Honoluu Civil Beat - Hawaii Reps Vote "No' on Violence Against Women Act
May 16, 2012 Congresswoman Hirono Votes to Protect All Women from Abuse and Violence
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