Press Releases

December 2018
Hirono, Cortez Masto, Moran Lead Senators to Urge FAA to Implement and Improve Airport Contract Tower Program
Senate Passes Hirono Bill to Prioritize Macadamia Tree Research as Part of 2018 Farm Bill
Hirono-Backed Bill To Provide Long-Term IDs for FAS Citizens Passes Senate, Heads to President’s Desk
Hirono Statement on Nomination of William Barr to Serve as Attorney General
Bipartisan Dental Health Bill Passes House, Heads to President’s Desk
November 2018
In Response to Hirono & Schatz Advocacy, IRS to Delay Removal of AEDs from Honolulu Office
Hirono Leads Introduction of Comprehensive Legislation to Address Health Disparities and Achieve Health Equity
Hirono Votes to Advance Resolution to End U.S. Support for Saudi-Led War in Yemen
As DHS Inspector General Releases Report on False Missile Alert Incident, Hirono Calls for Continued Oversight
Hirono, Blumenthal, Whitehouse Challenge Appointment of Matthew Whitaker as Acting Attorney General
Hirono, Klobuchar Urge Department of Justice to Investigate Claims that Facebook Retaliated Against Critics
Hirono Announces $1.5 Million in Federal Funding for Molokai Infrastructure Improvements
Hirono Statement on Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Forced Resignation
October 2018
Hirono with Striking Local 5 Workers: One Job Should be Enough
Hirono, Hanabusa Lead Bicameral Resolution to Recognize Filipino American History Month
Hirono-Backed Bill Approving Cost of Living Increases For Veterans’ Compensation Signed Into Law
Hirono Receives Meritorious Service Award from National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
Hirono Applauds Social Security Cost of Living Increase
Hirono: I Stand in Solidarity with Unite Here Local 5 Members on Strike
Hirono Stands with Hawaii Postal Workers
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