Press Releases

November 2019
Senator Hirono Secures Commitment from BOP Director to Provide Regular Updates on Efforts to Re-Open a Federal Residential Reentry Center in Hawaii
Senate Energy Committee Clears Hirono-Backed Bills to Permanently Fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund, Address Deferred Maintenance Backlog in National Parks
Hirono Statement in Opposition to the Nomination of Chad Wolf to Serve as Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Strategy, Policy, and Plans
Senators Hirono, Sullivan Introduce Legislation to Expand Commercial Lending for Veteran Business Owners
Senator Hirono Statement in Recognition of Veterans Day
Hirono, Senate Democrats Call for OPR to Investigate Whether Attorney General Barr Initiated a Politically Motivated Investigation Based on Unfounded Conspiracy Theories about the 2016 Election
October 2019
Senator Hirono Leads Bipartisan Resolution to Honor Filipino American History Month
Senate Passes Hirono Provision to Investigate Challenges Facing Hawaii Orchid Growers
Following Hirono, Stabenow-led Advocacy, Inspector General Opens Investigation into Suppression of Science at USDA
Hirono Calls for Department of Defense to Address Alarming Increase in National Guard Suicide Rate
Senator Hirono Announces $6.5 Million for State’s First Cutting Edge Cancer Research Clinic
Senator Hirono Announces Over $500,000 in Funding to Help Hawaii Businesses Reach Global Markets
Senator Hirono Urges Supreme Court to Establish a Path to Citizenship for Dreamers
Senator Hirono Statement on President Trump’s Announcement to Withdraw Troops from Syria
Senator Hirono Reintroduces Legislative Plan to Improve Opportunities for Women and Minorities in STEM
Hawaii Congressional Delegation Urges USDA to Provide “Unique Assistance” to Hawaii Farmers Affected By Kilauea Eruption
September 2019
Senator Hirono Opposes Nomination of Eugene Scalia to be Secretary of Labor
Senate Passes Hirono-Backed Legislation to Combat Veterans Homelessness, Keep the Manila VA Open for Business
Hirono Statement on the House of Representatives Opening a Formal Impeachment Inquiry into Donald Trump
Hirono, Senate Democrats Press USDA to Justify Critical Honeybee Data Gaps
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