Press Releases

July 2020
Hirono, Colleagues Highlight Exclusion of Small Farmers in Farmers to Families Food Box Program
Following Hirono-led Advocacy, IG Will Review DOJ’s Use of Force Against Peaceful Protesters in Lafayette Square and Portland
Hirono-Backed Barbers Point Provision Included in Senate-Passed NDAA
Hirono Statement on the Sanders Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act
Hirono, Klobuchar, 29 Colleagues Call on Trump Administration to Help Secure Access to PPE to Conduct November Election Safely During Pandemic
Hirono and Colleagues to Secretary Ross: Release IG Report on “Sharpiegate”
As Another Month of Rent is Due, Senator Hirono Cosponsors Bill to Extend Nationwide Eviction Moratorium
Hirono Demands Commerce Department Stop Obstructing Release of Inspector General Report on “Sharpiegate” Controversy
June 2020
Hirono Announces $8.9 Million Grant for Kauai and Hawaii Counties to Provide Rural Transit Service During Coronavirus Pandemic
Hirono, Wyden, Blumenthal, and Schumer Introduce Emergency Broadband Connections Act to Protect Americans’ Access to Broadband During Coronavirus Pandemic
Hawaii Department of Health to Receive More Than $5.6 Million for Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program
Hirono Calls for Transparency, Accountability During Operation Warp Speed Vaccine Development
Hawaii Delegation to USDA: Detect and Eradicate Murder Hornet, Other Invasive Hornets at U.S. Ports of Entry
Hirono Welcomes Supreme Court Decision on DACA, Demands Congress Take Immediate Action to Protect Dreamers
Hirono, Cantwell, Markey Ask SBA, Treasury to Provide Support for Smallest Businesses in Coronavirus Relief Programs
Hirono-Backed Great American Outdoors Act Passes Senate
Hirono Leads 20 Senate Democrats in Calling for DOJ Inspector General Investigation into Attorney General Barr’s Conduct in Suppressing Peaceful Protests around Lafayette Square on June 1
Hirono Secures More Than $200 Million for Critical Hawaii Military Construction Projects in NDAA
Hirono Secures Authorization for Construction of Two Military Child Care Centers in Hawaii in NDAA
Following Hirono Advocacy, Senate Armed Services Committee Reinstates Full Funding Authorization for HDR-H During NDAA Markup
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