Press Releases

June 2020
Senator Hirono Cosponsors Justice in Policing Act, Legislation to Strengthen Police Accountability, Transparency
Senators Hirono, Bennet, Colleagues Urge DOD Not to Use Military to Suppress Nationwide Protests Against Police Brutality and Racism
Senator Hirono Highlights Challenges for Small Businesses During Coronavirus in Small Business Committee Hearing
Senator Hirono: Changes to PPP Program will Bring Much Needed Relief to Hawaii Small Businesses
Senator Hirono Presses VA Secretary on Urgency of Completing ALOHA Project During Veterans’ Affairs Committee Budget and Coronavirus Spending Hearing
Hirono to Trump Administration: Create Federal Standards to Protect Air Travelers During Coronavirus Pandemic
May 2020
Hirono Honors Hawaii’s Fallen Service Members and Their Families on Memorial Day
Hirono, Brown, Colleagues Demand DOL Assist State Unemployment Insurance Agencies
Hirono Introduces Resolution to Honor May as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Hirono, Klobuchar, Peters, Rosen, Colleagues Introduce Bicameral Bill to Boost High-Speed Internet Access for College Students Completing Coursework During Coronavirus Pandemic
Hawaii to Receive More Than $5 Million in Funds for Additional Community Response to the Pandemic
Hawaii Farmers and Distributors Receive $5.2 Million to Facilitate Food Delivery to Families in Need
Hirono Announces City and County of Honolulu to Receive $90.8 Million to Address Coronavirus and Budget Concerns
Hirono Joins Bill to Expand National Service Programs like AmeriCorps to Respond to and Recover From Coronavirus
Hawaii to Receive Over $4 Million in AmeriCorps Funding
Hirono, Booker, Colleagues Call on DOJ to Proactively Address Coronavirus-related Anti-Asian Discrimination, Hate Crimes
April 2020
Hawaii Island to Receive $30 Million in FEMA Funding to Repair Water Systems Damaged by Kilauea Eruption
Hirono Joins Bipartisan Call for Economic Relief for Local Newspapers, Rural Broadcasters During Coronavirus Pandemic
Hirono, Colleagues Urge Treasury to Provide Families with Direct Payments as Soon as Possible
Hirono, Senate Colleagues: Administration Must Focus on Coronavirus Testing, Contact Tracing Efforts
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