Senator Brian Schatz's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Sr, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
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6/20/16 Schatz, Hatch, Tillis, Coons Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Make it Easier for Researchers to Study the Medical Value of Marijuana 6/17/16 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Sec. of the Dept. of Health & Human Services; the Hon. Thomas E. Perez, Sec. of the Dept. of Labor; the Hon. Jacob J. Lew, Sec. of the Dept. of Treasury - Implement ACA Tobacco Cessation Benefits, Offer Tobacco Users Tools to Quit 6/16/16 Schatz Proposes Creation of World's Largest Marine Protected Area 6/15/16 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 6/14/16 Schatz Statement on Net Neutrality Ruling 6/10/16 Letter to the Honorable Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, and the Honorable Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee - Kaine Joins Bipartisan Group Of Senators In Urging Greater Focus On Access To Care, Reducing High Out-Of-Pocket Costs For Patients With Chronic Diseases 6/10/16 Whitehouse, Schatz Slam Effort to Denounce Carbon Fee 6/09/16 Letter to Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of Egypt- Preservation of Jewish Egyptian Heritage 6/09/16 Schatz Statement on NTIA's IANA Transition Report 6/09/16 Schatz Named to Bicameral Conference Committee on Zika Funding 6/02/16 Schatz, Murkowski Renew Call For Full Benefits For Filipino WWII Veterans 6/01/16 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Urging DHHS to Increase Access to Opioid Addiction Treatment 5/26/16 Schatz Introduces Legislation To Level The Playing Field On Tax Policy For Clean Energy And Fossil Fuels 5/26/16 Schatz Secures Millions In Defense Funding For Maui 5/26/16 Schatz Secures $12 Million In Defense Funding For Kauai 5/26/16 Schatz Secures $55 Million For Clean Energy To Support Projects In Hawai"i And Across The Country 5/25/16 Bipartisan Open Data Bill Heads to Senate Floor 5/24/16 Schatz Calls For Timely Transition Of IANA To Global Multistakeholder Community 5/23/16 Schatz Calls For Immediate Action From Interior Secretary On Rapid Ohia Death In Hawai"i 5/20/16 Senate Passes Billions in Funding for Homelessness Programs and Native Hawaiian Housing 5/19/16 FY17 Legislative Branch Full Committee Markup Bill Summary 5/18/16 Senate Passes Schatz-Sullivan-Markey International Fisheries Bill 5/18/16 Senate Passes Sullivan-Schatz-Markey International Fisheries Bill 5/18/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States-Syrian Refuge Resettlement 5/17/16 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 5/17/16 Senate Advances $1.1 Billion In Emergency Funding To Fight The Spread Of Zika 5/13/16 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary, US Department of Health and Human Services and Robert Califf, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration- E-Cigarettes Regulations 5/12/16 Star Advertiser - Disputes won't exclude China from RIMPAC 5/11/16 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services, and The Honorable Robert M. Califf, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- FDA Rule is Critical Step to Protecting Children and Teens from Tobacco Products 5/03/16 Letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan - Commemorative WWII Postage Stamp 5/02/16 Wyden, Merkley Urge Dept. of Education to Clarify Legal Protections for LGBT Students 5/02/16 Letter to the Honorable Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense and the Hon. James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence - Call for Transparency on Syria Train and Equip Program 5/02/16 Letter to The Honorable John King, Secretary, U.S. Department of Education - Urging Dept. of Education to Clarify Legal Protections for LGBT Students Across Country 4/28/16 Zika Virus 4/27/16 Letter to Dr. Collins - Call for Improved Data on Child Participation in NIH Clinical Health Trials 4/27/16 Cardin, Gardner, Menendez, Schatz Introduce Asia-Pacific Maritime Legislation to Enhance U.S. Regional Leadership, Support Allies 4/26/16 Senate Passes Schatz-Thune Legislation To Improve And Grow Tourism In Native Communities 4/26/16 Lawmakers Introduce Bipartisan Data Transparency Legislation 4/26/16 Senate Democrats, Environmental Advocates Demand Senate GOP Move Forward on Supreme Court Nomination 4/26/16 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 4/26/16 Thune, Schatz Introduce Bill to Make Annual Veteran Cost of Living Adjustment Automatic 4/25/16 Graham, Coons Lead Senators in Letter to Obama On Security Assistance to Israel 4/22/16 Letter to the Honorable John B. King, Secretary of U.S. Department of Education - Call to Hold College Accreditors Accountable, Protect Taxpayers 4/21/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On the Paris Climate Agreement 4/20/16 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 4/20/16 Senate Passes Bipartisan Energy Bill, Includes Schatz's Energy Research Funding Amendment 4/19/16 Senate Passes Comprehensive Legislation To Fund Airport Improvements, Essential Air Service In Hawai"i 4/19/16 Letter to the Honorable Lawrence E. Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information of the Dept. of Commerce - Leading on the Internet of Things 4/18/16 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Call for Immediate Passage of President's Emergency Funding Request 4/18/16 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Management and Budget - Call for Finalization of Long Overdue Tobacco Regulations

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