Press Releases

January 2021
Senator Hirono Meets with Former Governor Jennifer Granholm, Nominee for Energy Secretary
Hirono Statement on the Nominations of Judge Merrick Garland to Serve as Attorney General and Other Key Positions for the Justice Department
Senator Hirono Meets with Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Nominee for Interior Secretary
Hirono, Ernst Bill Signed Into Law, Permanently Establishes Servicemembers and Veterans Initiative Act in Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division
December 2020
Emergency Coronavirus Spending Bill Signed Into Law Includes Hirono-Backed Education Priorities
Hirono Bill to Help VA Home Loan Recipients Rebuild After Natural Disasters Sent to President
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
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