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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: Announced, 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
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 26, 2013 Domestic Violence Action Center to Receive Grant to Combat Native Hawaiian Domestic Violence
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Restore LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Set Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers
Sept. 25, 2013 Monsanto Protection Act Removed From Senate CR
Sept. 24, 2013 Schatz Announces $3 Million for ACA's Health Insurance Premium Review
Sept. 24, 2013 VA Awards $1 Million Grant to Improve Maui Veterans Cemetery
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury and Michael Froman, Ambassador of the US Trade Representative - Sixty Senators Urge Administration to Crack Down on Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
Sept. 23, 2013 Schatz Co-Sponsors Education Bills That Would Transform Hawai'i Schools
Sept. 20, 2013 Schatz Statement on the EPA's New Carbon Pollution Standard
Sept. 20, 2013 Schatz Statement on House Republicans' Vote to Defund Obamacare
Sept. 19, 2013 Schatz Announces $236 Million for Honolulu Rail Project
Sept. 19, 2013 Schatz Announces $1.1 Million for Native Hawaiian Financial Assistance
Sept. 18, 2013 Schatz Speaks at Congressional Briefing with East-West Center
Sept. 17, 2013 Schatz Announces $7.4 Million for Ferry Rehabilitation
Sept. 17, 2013 Schatz Announces $15 Million for the Lana'i Airport
Sept. 17, 2013 Schatz Calls for Renewed Effort on Gun Safety Legislation
Sept. 15, 2013 Coast Guard's Pacific Strike Team Brings New Resources to Assist the State
Sept. 14, 2013 Schatz Statement on Syria Agreemen
Sept. 13, 2013 Schatz: EPA Personnel to Arrive in Oahu to Aid Honolulu Harbor Response, Federal Agencies Mobilizing
Sept. 13, 2013 Schatz: Hawai'i to Receive Federal Aid and Funds for Molasses Spill
Sept. 12, 2013 Schatz to Work with Federal Agencies on Aid for Honolulu Harbor
Sept. 11, 2013 Schatz Statement on the 12th Anniversary of the September 11th Attacks
Sept. 10, 2013 Schatz Announces $872,000 Grant for Public Safety Broadband Network
Sept. 9, 2013 Schatz Announces Over $23 Million in Federal Transportation Funding
Sept. 6, 2013 $30 Million Navy Investment will Accelerate Hawai"i-Based Energy Startup Program
Sept. 4, 2013 Schatz Announces Expansion of TSA PreCheck Program to Neighbor Island Airports
Sept. 3, 2013 Schatz Announces $4 Million Grant for Wastewater System Impovements on Island of Hawai"i
Aug. 31, 2013 Schatz: Congress Must Review the Facts
Aug. 30, 2013 Schatz Calls for Congressional Consultation on Syria
Aug. 29, 2013 Schatz Receives Hawaii Climate Champion Award
Aug. 28, 2013 Schatz Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Aug. 22, 2013 Schatz Statement on President Obama's College Affordability Plan
Aug. 22, 2013 Letter to Chairman Max Baucus and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch, Senate Finance Committee - Rural Hospitals
Aug. 19, 2013 Schatz Visits Community Health Centers for National Health Center Week
Aug. 16, 2013 Schatz Announces $29 Million for Infantry Platoon Battle Course in Hawai`i
Aug. 14, 2013 Schatz Statement on Anniversary of Social Security
Aug. 12, 2013 Senators Brian Schatz and Tom Harkin Discuss Their Plan to Expand Social Security
Aug. 9, 2013 Schatz Joins Obama in Oval Office for Student Loan Bill Signing
Aug. 8, 2013 Schatz Announces Major Legislation to Enhance Social Security
Aug. 6, 2013 Civil Beat - Hagel Reduces Number of Military Furlough Days
Aug. 6, 2013 Defense Department Cuts Furlough Days From 11 to 6
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iranian Nuclear Program
Aug. 5, 2013 Schatz Announces $300,000 Grant For Veterans and Veterans Families Services In Kapolei
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Department of Agriculture - Funding for the Emergency Food Assistance Program
July 31, 2013 Letter to Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, Acting Administrator National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration -
July 29, 2013 Schatz Briefed By FEMA, Local Officials on Tropical Storm Flossie
July 23, 2013 Schatz, CAPAC Members Meet With President Obama
July 18, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information Lawrence Strickling, Department of Commerce - Spectrum Management
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary Arne Duncan, Department of Education, Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, Federal Trade Commission, and Director Richard Cordray, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Student Loans
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