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Mazie Hirono's Public Statements

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
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 KITV.com - 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 The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
July 12, 2011 Hirono Calls for Balanced Agreement to Reduce Deficit that Strengthens Medicare and Social Security
July 12, 2011 Social Security
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 The Honorable Barack Obama, President, The United States of America
Oct. 14, 2010 Congresswoman Hirono Announces Vote to Provide One-Time $250 Check for Hawaii Seniors
Aug. 10, 2010 Congresswoman Hirono Chooses Jobs for Teachers and Budget Relief for States Over Interests of Corporations that Ship American Jobs Overseas
June 9, 2010 Congresswoman Hirono Announces "Donut Hole" Checks Are On Their Way to Thousands of Seniors in Hawaii
May 6, 2010 Congresswoman Hirono Helps Launch Task Force To Address Seniors' Priorities
Sept. 23, 2009 House Votes To Extend Jobless Benefits
June 17, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Linda Lingle, Governor Of Hawaii
May 14, 2009 Congresswoman Hirono Announces $10.2 Million in Unemployment Insurance Funding For State of Hawai‘i
Feb. 12, 2009 The Reintroduction of the Shingles Prevention Act
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
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