Press Releases

January 2019
Senators Hirono, Harris Lead Senators in Calling for DHS to Reexamine Arbitrary Detention and Deportation of Southeast Asian Refugees
December 2018
Senator Hirono to Donate Pay to Food Banks Across Hawaii During Partial Government Shutdown
Hirono Statement on the Partial Government Shutdown
After Passing the House, Hirono, Duckworth, Royce, Lieu Bill to Honor Chinese-American WWII Veterans Heads to President’s Desk
Hirono Statement on Trump Administration’s Announcement that it Will End Policy that Lengthens Incarceration of Unaccompanied Minors
Hirono Statement on the Resignation of Ryan Zinke
Hirono Votes to Pass Resolution to End U.S. Support for Saudi-Led War in Yemen
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
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