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A Guide To Benefits In The Federal COVID-19 Package

A Guide To Benefits In The Federal COVID-19 Package

Sen. Schatz’s office is directing Hawaii folks to the resource to help families, workers and businesses access funds and assistance.

Schatz: At Least $4 Billion In Federal Relief For Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schatz: At Least $4 Billion In Federal Relief For Hawaii

The U.S. senator estimates that local residents will get an estimated $2.38 billion through direct payments and unemployment benefits.

Homeowners And Renters Could Benefit From Coronavirus Aid Package Getty Images/iStockphoto

Homeowners And Renters Could Benefit From Coronavirus Aid Package

Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz released a new resource guide to help residents figure out if they qualify for mortgage deferrals and eviction protection.

Schatz Backs Kahele For Congress At Washington Fundraiser Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schatz Backs Kahele For Congress At Washington Fundraiser

Hawaii’s senior senator was the “special guest” at an event to boost the state senator’s campaign to replace U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard.

Impeachment: Hawaii Senators Cast Their Votes Against The President Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Impeachment: Hawaii Senators Cast Their Votes Against The President

Both of Hawaii’s senators voted to convict the president on two counts, abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Whistleblower Alleges FAA Misconduct In Oversight Of Hawaii Copter Companies Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Whistleblower Alleges FAA Misconduct In Oversight Of Hawaii Copter Companies

The U.S. Senate Transportation Committee says the information “raises significant concerns about the efficacy of FAA oversight in Hawaii,” where there were two deadly crashes in 2019.

How Hawaii’s Senators Are Approaching Impeachment Nick Grube/Civil Beat

How Hawaii’s Senators Are Approaching Impeachment

Sens. Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono, both Democrats, want to hear witness testimony. One thinks they can convince Republicans to budge. The other doesn’t.

Hawaii Delegation Condemns Trump’s Targeted Killing Of Top Iranian Commander Courtesy: Chris Hunkeler/Flickr

Hawaii Delegation Condemns Trump’s Targeted Killing Of Top Iranian Commander

All four members have expressed concern about the Trump administration’s stance with Iran, which has escalated tensions within the region.

Federal Spending Deal Pumps Millions Of Dollars Into Hawaii Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Federal Spending Deal Pumps Millions Of Dollars Into Hawaii

Congress passed a budget that includes money for programs the Trump administration tried to cut.

Paid Family Leave Likely For Nearly 20,000 Federal Workers In Hawaii

Paid Family Leave Likely For Nearly 20,000 Federal Workers In Hawaii

The legislation is part of bipartisan defense authorization negotiations.

Federal Campaign Filings Show Gabbard Has Raised Another $3 Million Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Federal Campaign Filings Show Gabbard Has Raised Another $3 Million

State Sen. Kai Kahele continues to rake in cash in his bid to oust the CD2 congresswoman.

Schatz Calls For Impeachment Proceedings Against Trump Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schatz Calls For Impeachment Proceedings Against Trump

UPDATED 9/24/2019: The U.S. senator from Hawaii says the president is “breaking statutory and constitutional law every day.”