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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
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 Defense Department Cuts Furlough Days From 11 to 6
Aug. 6, 2013 Civil Beat - Hagel Reduces Number of Military Furlough Days
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Department of Agriculture - Funding for the Emergency Food Assistance Program
Aug. 5, 2013 Schatz Announces $300,000 Grant For Veterans and Veterans Families Services In Kapolei
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iranian Nuclear 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
July 11, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid, United States Senate - Farm Bill Separation
July 11, 2013 Letter to Director Cordray and Acting Secretary Harris - Fees Associated with Prepaid "Payroll Cards"
July 11, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Implementation of SCOTUS DOMA Ruling
July 10, 2013 Associated Press - Isle-Based MIA Command Faces Increased Scrutiny
July 8, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - Same Sex Marriages
July 8, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Civil Rights and Marriage Equality
June 27, 2013 Schatz Acts to Stop Student Loan Rates From Doubling on July 1st
June 27, 2013 Senate Passes Historic Immigration Reform Bill
June 26, 2013 Schatz: SCOTUS Decision On DOMA Is A Victory For All American
June 26, 2013 Letter to Wendy Davis, Senator - Anti-Abortion Filibuster
June 25, 2013 Schatz Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Voting Rights Act
June 25, 2013 Schatz Attends President Obama's Key Speech On Climate
June 20, 2013 Schatz Co-Sponsors Bill To Permanently Protect Phrase "GI Bill" From Abuse
June 18, 2013 Schatz Seeks to Expand Pre-Check Program to Neighbor Island Airports, Making it Easier to do Business in Hawaii
June 17, 2013 San Francisco Chronicle - Tesoro Announces $75M Sale of Hawaii Refinery
June 12, 2013 Schatz Bill Gets Hearing In Senate Veterans Affairs Committee
June 12, 2013 Letter to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board - NSA Data Collection and Phone Records Programs
June 6, 2013 Hawaii Delegation Introduces Improvements to Native Hawaiian Education Act
June 3, 2013 Schatz Statement on Passing of Senator Frank Lautenberg
June 2, 2013 Statement from Senator Brian Schatz on NOAA Ending Furloughs
May 23, 2013 Wicker, Begich, Schatz Introduce Bipartisan NOAA Corps Amendments Act
May 23, 2013 Schatz Introduces Legislation for Native American Vets' Memorial on National Mall
May 22, 2013 Schatz Voted to Save the Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company in Maui
May 21, 2013 Schatz, Local and National Advocates Urge Protections for Rental Car Customers
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