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Brian Schatz

College Would Get A Lot More Affordable Under This New Schatz Proposal Cory Lum/Civil Beat

College Would Get A Lot More Affordable Under This New Schatz Proposal

The Hawaii senator’s debt-free college plan is getting some attention nationally even though it’s unlikely to gain congressional approval any time soon.

Former Hawaii Resident Confirmed For Top Border Protection Post U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Former Hawaii Resident Confirmed For Top Border Protection Post

Hawaii’s senators split their votes as Kevin McAleenan was confirmed as U.S. Customs and Border Protection commissioner.

Congressional Budget Deal Likely Means More Federal Money For Hawaii Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Congressional Budget Deal Likely Means More Federal Money For Hawaii

President Trump proposed massive cutbacks, but the opposite is likely to happen after a bipartisan deal lifted spending caps.

Hawaii Praises And Pans Trump Speech AP

Hawaii Praises And Pans Trump Speech

The president is lauded as a “man of his word” by supporters while opponents call his address “disappointingly divisive.”

Hawaii Delegation Splits Its Votes As Government Shutdown Ends Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Delegation Splits Its Votes As Government Shutdown Ends

Reopen the government or make a stand for child immigrants? Congressional Democrats reached different conclusions.
Hawaii Delegates Speak Out Against GOP Tax Bill ‘Scam’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Delegates Speak Out Against GOP Tax Bill ‘Scam’

But President Trump calls passage of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act “a big, beautiful tax cut for Christmas.”

Chad Blair: Brian Schatz Is In The Hot Seat Now Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Brian Schatz Is In The Hot Seat Now

Hawaii’s senior senator is a member of the Senate Ethics Committee, which is tasked with investigating his own colleagues.

How Brian Schatz Is Becoming The Senate’s Chief Science Nerd Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

How Brian Schatz Is Becoming The Senate’s Chief Science Nerd

From data security to climate change, from net neutrality to telemedicine, the Hawaii senator is front and center on technology issues.

Chad Blair: Schatz On Wrong Side Of Vote To Debate Endless War Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Schatz On Wrong Side Of Vote To Debate Endless War

The Hawaii senator opposed legislation that could have led to halting military force not specifically authorized by Congress.