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Brian Schatz's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Sr, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate - III
Date Title
Issue Position: Renewable Energy
Issue Position: Nonprofit Organizations
Issue Position: An Office of Federal Maximization
Issue Position: Education and Furlough Fridays
Sept. 15, 2014 Schatz, Hirono, Gabbard Announce More Than $1 Million for Economic Development Projects in Hawaii
Sept. 12, 2014 President Obama Issues Major Disaster Designation for Hawaii
Sept. 12, 2014 Letter to Tom Frieden, Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC on Gun Violence Research Efforts
Sept. 4, 2014 Schatz Announces USDA Designation of Hawaii County as Natural Disaster Area
Aug. 19, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office - Federal Manufacturing Policy
Aug. 18, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Greater Nuclear Security and Nonproliferation Efforts
Aug. 14, 2014 Letter to Senator Mikulski, Senator Shelby, Senator Udall, and Senator Johanns - Stop Postal Service Cuts
July 30, 2014 Schatz Announces Federal Funding to Rebuild Mauna Loa Observatory Road
July 27, 2014 Schatz Praises Bipartisan Agreement to Improve Accountability and Expand Access to Health Care at the VA
July 25, 2014 Schatz Announces More than $8 Million for Hawai'i Security and Emergency Preparedness Activites
July 23, 2014 Senate Committee Passes Schatz-Cosponsored Legislation to Boost Tourism
July 22, 2014 Letter to Bernard Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Richard Burr, Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, and Michael Michaud, Ranking Member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee - VA Deficiencies
July 21, 2014 FAA Says Honolulu Ordinance Banning Aerial Advertising Remains Valid in Dispute with Aerial Banners
July 21, 2014 Schatz Applauds President Obama's Executive Order to Protect LGBT Federal Contract Workers from Discrimination
July 18, 2014 Schatz Announces $3.5 Million Investment in Hawai'i Algal Biofuel
July 9, 2014 Schatz Announces Federal Funds for UH Nursing Program
July 9, 2014 Schatz Cosponsors Legislation to Overturn Supreme Court Ruling that Blocked Women's Access to Health Care
July 3, 2014 Schatz Announces Federal Funding for UH Research and Collaboration
June 30, 2014 Schatz Calls Supreme Court Ruling Blocking Women's Access to Health Care Disappointing
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 26, 2014 Schatz Works with State Department to Grow Tourism
June 26, 2014 Schatz Announces More than $1.75 Million to Help Hawai'i's Unemployed
June 25, 2014 Schatz Announces Federal Funding to Improve Monitoring of Kilauea
June 25, 2014 Schatz Works to Include Funding for Hawai'i Programs in Job-Training Bill
June 25, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Regarding Continuing Oversight of Corinthian and Other For-Profit Schools
June 25, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, and William Baer, Assistant Attorney General of the Antitrust Division - Potential Pharmaceutical Merger Concerns
June 24, 2014 Murphy Introduces Bill to Incentivize Investment in Startup Businesses
June 20, 2014 $250 Million Granted to Honolulu Rail Transit
June 20, 2014 Schatz Announces $5 Million for Honolulu Public Transit
June 20, 2014 Klobuchar, Coats, Schatz, Blunt Introduce Bipartisan Amendment to Block Norwegian Air Flights to U.S. that Would Undercut American Carriers
June 19, 2014 Murphy Introduces Bipartisan Jobs Bill to Support Startups, Small Businesses
June 19, 2014 Schatz Announces Federal Funding to Help Hawai'i's Homeless
June 19, 2014 Senate Appropriations Committee Approves $16.7 Million for East-West Center
June 18, 2014 Hawaii Delegation Issues Statement on Department of Interior Announcement on Native Hawaiian Recognition
June 18, 2014 Schatz Announces Federal Funding to Improve Security at Hilo International Airport
June 18, 2014 Senate Committee Passes Schatz Bill with Bipartisan Vote to Secure Water Resources
June 16, 2014 President to Sign Executive Order Barring Federal Contractors from Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity
June 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government
June 10, 2014 Letter to Martin Barrington, Nicandro Durante, Ling Chenqing, Alison Cooper, Pierre de Labouchere, Murray Kessler, Andre Calantzopoulos, Daniel Delen, J. Pieter Sikkel, and George Freeman III - Protect Children from Nicotine Poisoning
June 6, 2014 Appropriations Committee Passes Funding for Tsunami Warning System
June 6, 2014 Appropriations Committee Passes Funding for Honolulu Rail, Hawai'i Transportation, Housing and Infrastructure Programs
June 4, 2014 Letter to Robert Bentley, Governor of Alabama; Sean Parnell, Governor of Alaska; Rick Scott, Governor of Florida; Nathan Deal, Governor of Georgia; Butch Otter, Governor of Idaho; Sam Brownback, Governor of Kansas; Bobby Jindal, Governor of Louisiana; Paul LePage, Governor of Maine; Phil Bryant, Governor of Mississippi; Dave Heineman, Governor of Nebraska; Pat McCroy, Governor of North Carolina; Mary Fallin, Governor of Oklahoma; Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina; Dennis Daugaard, Governor of South Dakota; Bill Haslam, Governor of Tennessee; Rick Perry, Governor of Texas; Scott Walker, Governor of Wisconsin; and Matt Mead, Governor of Wyoming
June 4, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 3, 2014 Senate Moving Forward with Bill to Improve Accountability at the VA
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 30, 2014 Schatz Statement on Secretary Shinseki Resignation
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