Senator Mazie K. Hirono's Public Statements


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
Religion: Buddhist
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Issue Position: Women's Issues Issue Position: What Congressional Initiatives Are Necessary to Ensure Full Civil Rights for Women and Minorities? 7/17/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 7/01/14 Hirono Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision 6/23/14 Senator Hirono Celebrates the 42nd Anniversary of Title IX 5/06/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Nigerian Girl Abductions by Boko Haram 4/30/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Protect Women's Health in Medical Trials 4/21/14 Gillibrand Leads Bipartisan Senate Coalition Urging White House Task Force to Adopt Key Recommendations to Combat Campus Sexual Assaults 4/04/14 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, & Education 4/01/14 Mikulski, Senate and House Democrats Along with Advocacy Groups Urge Senate Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act 3/06/14 Military Justice Improvement Act 3/05/14 Boxer, Hirono, Sister Simone Campbell and Leaders of Faith and Women's Groups Push for Raising the Minimum Wage 2/06/14 Senate Women Say: Raise The Minimum Wage! 2/03/14 Agricultural Act of 2014 1/13/14 - What It's Like To Be The Only Asian-American Woman in the U.S. Senate: A conversation with Mazie Hirono. 11/25/13 Hirono Talks Sexual Assaults in the Military, Immigration Reform and Importance of Political Diversity with WMC Live 11/19/13 Grassley Continues Work for Passage of Military Justice Reform for Sexual Assault Cases 11/19/13 Politico - A Pioneer for Women's Equality 11/14/13 Military Justice Improvement Act 11/06/13 Hirono Joins Bipartisan Group of Colleagues to Call for Fair Military Justice System for Sexual Assault Survivors 11/06/13 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 11/05/13 Hirono, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Protect Military Sexual Assault Victims During 32 Proceedings 10/16/13 Time - Women Are the Only Adults Left in Washington 7/22/13 Hirono Meets with Federal Appeals Court Nominee Nina Pillard, a Strong Advocate for Women's Rights 7/16/13 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 6/27/13 Senate Approves Immigration Reform that Delivers Big Results for Hawaii 6/27/13 Student Loan Rates 6/26/13 Letter to Wendy Davis, Senator - Anti-Abortion Filibuster 6/26/13 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act 6/24/13 In Effort to Get a Passable Immigration Reform Bill, Senator Mazie K. Hirono Votes for Corker-Hoeven Border Security Measure 6/20/13 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 6/20/13 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act 6/19/13 Washington Post - Proposal Would Allow More Women to Come to U.S. Under Immigration Bill 6/12/13 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2014 6/12/13 Hirono Votes to Fight Sexual Assaults in the Military 5/16/13 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 5/07/13 Polis, Chu, Udall and Hirono Introduce Bill to Support Pregnant & Parenting Students 3/19/13 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Urge UN Members to Renounce Statements Made Against Women by Muslim Brotherhood 3/07/13 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights 3/07/13 Senator Mazie K. Hirono Attends President Obama's Signing of Strengthened Violence Against Women Act 2/28/13 Senator Mazie K. Hirono Commends the Long-Overdue Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act 2/07/13 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Continued 2/07/13 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Continued 1/30/13 As Women in Hawaii Make just 82% on Average as Men, Senator Mazie K. Hirono Calls for Paycheck Fairness Act 8/20/12 Hirono Statement on Republican Todd Akin's Appalling Comments about Women & Rape 8/02/12 Hawaii to Receive More than $2 Million to Combat Domestic Violence, Fund Drug Courts and Reduce Recidivism 7/31/12 District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act 6/26/12 Title IX Turns 40 6/22/12 Congresswoman Hirono Commemorates 40th Anniversary of Title IX 5/31/12 CAPAC Members Denounce Attack on Reproductive Rights