Press Releases

December 2020
Following Hirono, Schatz Advocacy, Congress Poised to Restore Medicaid Eligibility for Citizens of the Freely Associated States Living in the United States
Senator Hirono Meets with Denis McDonough, Nominee for Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Senator Hirono Meets with Secretary of Defense Nominee Lloyd Austin, Announces Support for His Nomination and NSA Waiver
Following Hirono and Ernst Advocacy, Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Permanently Establish Servicemembers and Veterans Initiative Act in Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division Passes Senate, Heads to President
Senator Hirono Meets with Katherine Tai, Nominee for U.S. Trade Representative
Hirono Statement on the FDA Granting Emergency Use Authorization to the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine
Hirono, Blumenthal Introduce Social Security COVID Correction and Equity Act
Hirono Amendment to Boost Military Spouse Education Opportunities Passes in NDAA
Hirono Encourages President-Elect Biden to Appoint Julie Su as Secretary of Labor
Hirono Welcomes Establishment of New Navy Tech Bridge in Hawaii
Hirono Effort to Approve Construction of Two Military Child Care Centers in Hawaii Included in Legislation Expected to Be Made Law
Following Hirono Advocacy, Senate Clears Key Procedural Hurdle to Build Community-Based Outpatient Clinic for Leeward Oahu Veterans
Hirono Statement on First Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shooting
Hirono Announces $1.3 Million in Funding for West Hawaii Community Health Center
November 2020
Hirono Statement on the Nomination of Neera Tanden to Serve as Director of the Office of Management and Budget
Hirono Statement on the Nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas to be Secretary of Homeland Security
Hirono Introduces Bill to Permanently Establish Servicemembers and Veterans Initiative in Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division
Hirono Announces More Than $2 Million in Federal Grants to Hawaii in National Coastal Resilience Fund Awards
Hirono Leads 11 Senate Democrats in Calling for Trump Administration to Support Nationwide Capacity for Shipping, Handling, and Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines Requiring Ultra-Cold Storage
Hirono, Cortez Masto, Klobuchar, Senators Urge DHS to Increase Air Travel Safety and Support Tourism Industry and Workforce During Coronavirus Pandemic
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