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Brian Schatz's Public Statements

Full Name: Brian Emmaneul Schatz
Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Sr, Democratic
First Appointed: 12/26/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary Aug. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Linda; 2 Children: Tyler, Mia
Birth Date: 10/20/1972
Birth Place: Ann Arbor, MI
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Nonprofit Organizations
Issue Position: An Office of Federal Maximization
Issue Position: Renewable Energy
Issue Position: Education and Furlough Fridays
July 21, 2014 Schatz Applauds President Obama's Executive Order to Protect LGBT Federal Contract Workers from Discrimination
July 21, 2014 FAA Says Honolulu Ordinance Banning Aerial Advertising Remains Valid in Dispute with Aerial Banners
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 Announces More than $1.75 Million to Help Hawai'i's Unemployed
June 26, 2014 Schatz Works with State Department to Grow Tourism
June 25, 2014 Schatz Works to Include Funding for Hawai'i Programs in Job-Training Bill
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 25, 2014 Schatz Announces Federal Funding to Improve Monitoring of Kilauea
June 25, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Regarding Continuing Oversight of Corinthian and Other For-Profit Schools
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
May 29, 2014 Schatz Announces More Than $2 Million for Early Childhood Education in Maui County
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 23, 2014 Schatz, Cardin Introduce Bill to Give Federal Workers a Raise
May 22, 2014 Letter to Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary - Concern Over Nazi Occupation Monument in Hungary
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins
May 21, 2014 Hawai'i to Host 2016 World Conservation Congress
May 20, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Halt Expansion of Program Prior to HHS IG Review
May 20, 2014 Senators Introduce Bill to Clamp Down on "Inversions" Tax Loophole
May 20, 2014 Schatz Says New Report of High Pedestrian Deaths in Hawai'i Highlights Need for Safer Streets
May 19, 2014 Schatz Supports Bill to Ensure Social Security Equality
May 15, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary Department of Commerce - Protect American Jobs from Unfair Foreign Competition
May 15, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Regarding Career Education Programs
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