Senator Mazie Hirono's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Jr, Democratic
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2/02/18 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chair of Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System - Promote Greater Economic Role for Women 1/31/18 Hirono, Duckworth Lead Effort to Recognize Fred Korematsu Day, Denounce Hate & Discrimination Against Minority Communities 12/15/17 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Answers on Disciplinary Protections for Minority Students 10/17/17 Hirono Grills D.C. Circuit Nominee on Past Opposition to Native Hawaiian Rights 8/18/17 Letter to Elaine Duke, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - After Charlottesville Attack, Senators Press DHS on Trump Administration's De-emphasis of Domestic Terrorism Efforts 8/15/17 Letter to the Honorable Thomas E. Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Healthcare Discrimination under ACA 7/18/17 Letter to the Hon. John Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security - Reverse Course, Safeguard Protections for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Human Trafficking 7/05/17 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Concerns About Student Civil Rights 7/05/17 Letter to the Hon. Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - Senate Democrats Urge HUD Secretary Ben Carson to Restore Resources That Protect LGBTQ From Housing Discrimination 6/23/17 Hirono Introduces Legislation to Promote Title IX, Gender Equity in Education 4/27/17 Letter to the Honorable Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations - Anti-Israel Bias at the UN 4/03/17 Letter to the President - Call For Presidential Task Force to Combat Hate Crimes, Violence 3/07/17 Letter to John Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeff Sessions, Attorney General of the United States, James Comey, FBI Director - Address Threats to Jewish Institutions Across the Country 1/05/17 Schatz, Booker, Warren, Markey, Murray, Sanders, Leahy, Merkley, Hirono Introduce Legislation To Block Establishment Of Federal Religious Registry 11/17/16 Hirono Denounces Top Trump Surrogate's Comments to Use Japanese American Internment as Precedent for Muslim Registry 10/25/16 Letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committee - Call to Remove Section 1094 of the National Defense Authorization Act 6/24/16 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Gayle Smith, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development - Support LGBT Rights Around the World 6/16/16 In Response to Attacks in Orlando, Senate Democrats Unveil New Proposal to Fully Fund Dept. of Justice Programs that Protect All Americans from Discrimination, Strengthen Enforcement of Civil Rights and Hate Crime Laws and Prevent Targeted Attacks Driven by Hatred 6/09/16 Letter to President Barack Obama - Halt Immigration Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children 5/19/16 CAPAC and the Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus Observe National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 5/10/16 Hirono, Meng Bill To Strike Term "Oriental" From Federal Law Headed To President 5/03/16 Letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan - Commemorative WWII Postage Stamp 5/02/16 Letter to the Honorable John King, Secretary of the US Department of Education - Urge to Clarify Legal Protections for LGBT Students 3/23/16 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - LGBT Immigrants 3/22/16 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Malaysian Labor Standards 3/02/16 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 2/11/16 Hirono Supports Additional North Korea Sanctions 1/15/16 Hirono Joins Congressional Delegation To Middle East 10/30/15 Hirono: Congress Needs to Hear More on Broader Strategy to Defeat ISIL & Stabilize Syria 10/08/15 Cantwell Cosponsors Bipartisan Resolution to Recognize Filipino American History Month 4/24/15 Civil Beat - Hirono Should Continue to Resist Efforts to Weaken FOIA Law 3/07/15 Hawaii News Now - ICYMI: Aloha for Selma: Hirono, Takai Take Lei to Selma for Marchers 3/05/15 Hirono & Takai to Travel to Alabama for 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday 3/05/15 Hirono, Takai Mark 50th Anniversary of Selma's 'Bloody Sunday' 2/02/15 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Request for Information Concerning Misconduct Cases 1/31/15 CAPAC Members Celebrate Fred Korematsu Day 9/18/14 Unamimous Consent Requests -- S. Res. 2779 8/28/13 Hirono Commemorates 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington 7/17/13 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "From Selma to Shelby County: Working Together to Restore the Protections of the Voting Rights Act" 6/25/13 Hirono Denounces Supreme Court Decision Gutting Voting Rights Act 3/07/13 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights 2/19/13 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller - Religion and Hate Crimes 2/06/13 Letter to Members of the US Senate - Senate Colleagues Seek Due Process And Human Rights Guarantees In Immigration Debate 9/07/12 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA 7/10/12 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA 5/18/12 Congresswoman Hirono Stands with Bipartisan Group to Fight to Uphold the Constitution and Protect Civil Liberties 5/01/12 CAPAC Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 11/03/11 Letter to Secretaries of State 11/02/11 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA 9/23/11 CAPAC Members Hold Historic First Meeting with President Obama

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