Press Releases

August 2018
Hawaii Congressional Delegation Honors Little League World Series Champions
Hirono Statement on the Passing of Senator John McCain
Congress Passes Hirono-Moran-Tester Bill to Provide Service Disabled Veteran Employees at VA Additional Paid Leave
Hirono Cancels Meeting with Brett Kavanaugh, Calls for Delay of Hearing
Hirono to Oppose Kavanaugh Nomination
Hirono, Veterans’ Affairs Committee Democrats Call for Oversight Hearing on Inappropriate Influence of So-Called “Mar-a-Lago Crowd” on VA
Hirono Statement on the Death of Staff Sergeant Reymund Transfiguracion
Hirono Continues Advocacy for Use of Native Plants in Visit to Lyon Arboretum
Hirono Statement on Announcement of Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing Dates
Strong Federal Funding for Hawaii Programs to Continue Under Update of Federal Career & Technical Education Programs
Hirono Introduces Legislation to Protect Medicare and Medicaid from Partisan Attacks
Hirono Bill to Strengthen Economic Ties Between United States and New Zealand Signed Into Law
Hirono Calls for Passage of Bill to Assist Vietnam Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange
Hirono Secures Restoration of Full Per Diem Rates for Service Members & Department of Defense Civilians on Long-Term Assignments
Hirono Secures Important Hawaii Priorities in National Defense Authorization Act
Congress Passes Hirono Measure to Close Domestic Violence Gun Loophole
Senate Unanimously Confirms Jill Otake to Serve on U.S. District Court
July 2018
Hirono, Murkowski Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Urging Approval of Law of the Sea Treaty
Hirono Denounces Grassley Decision to Send Partisan Request for Kavanaugh Records
Marking Anniversary of ACA Repeal Defeat, Hirono Calls Attention to Continued Attacks on Health Care System
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