Senator Brian Emmaneul Schatz's Public Statements


Full Name: Brian Emmaneul Schatz
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Sr, Democratic
First Appointed: 12/26/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
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Issue Position: Renewable Energy Issue Position: An Office of Federal Maximization Issue Position: Nonprofit Organizations Issue Position: Education and Furlough Fridays 8/14/14 Letter to Senator Mikulski, Senator Shelby, Senator Udall, and Senator Johanns - Stop Postal Service Cuts 7/30/14 Schatz Announces Federal Funding to Rebuild Mauna Loa Observatory Road 7/27/14 Schatz Praises Bipartisan Agreement to Improve Accountability and Expand Access to Health Care at the VA 7/25/14 Schatz Announces More than $8 Million for Hawai'i Security and Emergency Preparedness Activites 7/23/14 Senate Committee Passes Schatz-Cosponsored Legislation to Boost Tourism 7/22/14 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 7/21/14 FAA Says Honolulu Ordinance Banning Aerial Advertising Remains Valid in Dispute with Aerial Banners 7/21/14 Schatz Applauds President Obama's Executive Order to Protect LGBT Federal Contract Workers from Discrimination 7/18/14 Schatz Announces $3.5 Million Investment in Hawai'i Algal Biofuel 7/09/14 Schatz Cosponsors Legislation to Overturn Supreme Court Ruling that Blocked Women's Access to Health Care 7/09/14 Schatz Announces Federal Funds for UH Nursing Program 7/03/14 Schatz Announces Federal Funding for UH Research and Collaboration 6/30/14 Schatz Calls Supreme Court Ruling Blocking Women's Access to Health Care Disappointing 6/27/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy 6/26/14 Schatz Works with State Department to Grow Tourism 6/26/14 Schatz Announces More than $1.75 Million to Help Hawai'i's Unemployed 6/25/14 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, and William Baer, Assistant Attorney General of the Antitrust Division - Potential Pharmaceutical Merger Concerns 6/25/14 Schatz Announces Federal Funding to Improve Monitoring of Kilauea 6/25/14 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Regarding Continuing Oversight of Corinthian and Other For-Profit Schools 6/25/14 Schatz Works to Include Funding for Hawai'i Programs in Job-Training Bill 6/24/14 Murphy Introduces Bill to Incentivize Investment in Startup Businesses 6/20/14 Klobuchar, Coats, Schatz, Blunt Introduce Bipartisan Amendment to Block Norwegian Air Flights to U.S. that Would Undercut American Carriers 6/20/14 $250 Million Granted to Honolulu Rail Transit 6/20/14 Schatz Announces $5 Million for Honolulu Public Transit 6/19/14 Murphy Introduces Bipartisan Jobs Bill to Support Startups, Small Businesses 6/19/14 Schatz Announces Federal Funding to Help Hawai'i's Homeless 6/19/14 Senate Appropriations Committee Approves $16.7 Million for East-West Center 6/18/14 Senate Committee Passes Schatz Bill with Bipartisan Vote to Secure Water Resources 6/18/14 Schatz Announces Federal Funding to Improve Security at Hilo International Airport 6/18/14 Hawaii Delegation Issues Statement on Department of Interior Announcement on Native Hawaiian Recognition 6/16/14 President to Sign Executive Order Barring Federal Contractors from Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity 6/11/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government 6/10/14 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 6/06/14 Appropriations Committee Passes Funding for Tsunami Warning System 6/06/14 Appropriations Committee Passes Funding for Honolulu Rail, Hawai'i Transportation, Housing and Infrastructure Programs 6/04/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 6/04/14 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 6/03/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 6/03/14 Senate Moving Forward with Bill to Improve Accountability at the VA 5/30/14 Schatz Statement on Secretary Shinseki Resignation 5/29/14 Schatz Announces More Than $2 Million for Early Childhood Education in Maui County 5/28/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings 5/23/14 Schatz, Cardin Introduce Bill to Give Federal Workers a Raise 5/22/14 Letter to Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary - Concern Over Nazi Occupation Monument in Hungary 5/22/14 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins 5/21/14 Hawai'i to Host 2016 World Conservation Congress