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Mazie Hirono's Public Statements on Issue: Entitlements and the Safety Net

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Social Security
Nov. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - In Support of Rural Hospitals
Oct. 3, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Release Federal Aid for Home Heating Among Seniors, Low-Income Households
Oct. 2, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Swiftly Release Federal Home Heating Aid
July 31, 2014 Hirono Votes to Pass Bipartisan Veterans Legislation and Extend Highway Funding
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 20, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Halt Expansion of Program Prior to HHS IG Review
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
Feb. 12, 2014 Hirono Votes to Safeguard Military Retirees
Feb. 11, 2014 Repealing Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 29, 2014 Hirono Applauds Measure to Fight Coffee Berry Borer in Farm Bill
Jan. 14, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
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. 8, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act -- Motion To Proceed
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. 18, 2013 Hirono Votes To Pass Bipartisan Budget Deal That Removes Threat of Government Shutdown, Eases Pain of Sequestration
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
May 14, 2013 Senate Judiciary Committee Adopts Hirono Measures That Would Save Hawaii Taxpayers Millions, Boost Hawaii Fishing Industry
Sept. 25, 2012 Hirono Endorsed for Commitment to Protecting Kupuna
Sept. 19, 2012 Hirono Speech at ILWU State Convention
Aug. 14, 2012 Congresswoman Hirono Celebrates Social Security's 77th Birthday
July 11, 2012 Congresswoman Hirono Urges House Majority To Get Serious About Creating Jobs
July 11, 2012 - Hawaii House Delegation Responds to Health Care Repeal
June 15, 2012 Hawaii to Receive More Than $53 Million for Native Hawaiian Health and Education, Will Compete for More Federal Funds
June 13, 2012 Congresswoman Hirono Recovers More Than $1 Million in Savings for Hawaii Constituents in First Half of 2012
March 29, 2012 Hirono Votes to Protect Seniors, Women, Students and Middle Class Families
Dec. 12, 2011 We Don't Learn From History
Nov. 8, 2011 Kucinich, Burton and Young Lead Bipartisan Appeal to Protect Men from Prostate Cancer
July 25, 2011 Letter to Democratic Leader Pelosi
July 19, 2011 Hirono Votes to Protect Social Security and Medicare and Against Republican Plan to Default on America's Obligations
July 15, 2011 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
July 15, 2011 Hirono Pushes for Responsibility on Debt Limit Increase and Creating Jobs
July 15, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
July 12, 2011 Hirono Calls for Balanced Agreement to Reduce Deficit that Strengthens Medicare and Social Security
July 12, 2011 Social Security
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
April 16, 2011 Star Advertiser - House GOP Budget Worries Lawmakers
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
Dec. 16, 2010 Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
Dec. 2, 2010 Congresswoman Hirono Votes in Favor of Landmark Child Nutrition Legislation
Dec. 2, 2010 The Introduction of the Native Hawaiian Medicaid Coverage Act of 2010
Oct. 15, 2010 Letter To Barack Obama, President of The United States - Social Security
Oct. 14, 2010 Congresswoman Hirono Announces Vote to Provide One-Time $250 Check for Hawaii Seniors
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