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Brian Schatz

Bill: Study Pot’s Medical Value Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Bill: Study Pot’s Medical Value

Federal legislation calls for making it easier for researchers to study the medical effectiveness and safety of marijuana.

Senate To Vote On Gun Bills

Two proposals come from Republicans and two come from Democrats. Hirono and Schatz joined Murphy's filibuster.
Schatz: ‘We Feel Good’ About Coming Election Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schatz: ‘We Feel Good’ About Coming Election

The Hawaii senator faces 11 challengers but no major opposition in his re-election bid.
Warren: Schatz ‘A True Progressive’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Warren: Schatz ‘A True Progressive’

The U.S. senator from Massachusetts urges electoral support for the U.S. senator from Hawaii.
Takai Indicates Support For Hanabusa Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Takai Indicates Support For Hanabusa

The U.S. congressman says he will do what he can to elect "a progressive champion to represent Hawaii in Congress."
Hanabusa To Run For Takai’s Seat In Congress? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hanabusa To Run For Takai’s Seat In Congress?

The Democrat and former congresswoman likely would scare off many potential challengers for the seat she won twice before Takai.
Judge Garland ‘Impressive,’ Says Hirono Courtesy

Judge Garland ‘Impressive,’ Says Hirono

The Hawaii senator urges her Republican colleagues to hold a hearing on the SCOTUS pick.
Schatz’s Hawaii PAC Has Brought In $220K In Two Years Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Schatz’s Hawaii PAC Has Brought In $220K In Two Years

While funding his second campaign in two years to keep his own seat, the Hawaii senator is contributing to other Democratic candidates.
Schatz Meets With Merrick Garland Courtesy

Schatz Meets With Merrick Garland

The Hawaii senator urges Republicans to "do their job" and give the SCOTUS nominee a hearing and a vote.
Schatz Takes On D.C., Homelessness And The Donald Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Schatz Takes On D.C., Homelessness And The Donald

The U.S. senator says he wants to help local, state and federal officials boost the housing stock. He also calls Trump "dangerous."
Schatz Has $3M In Campaign Cash PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Schatz Has $3M In Campaign Cash

The U.S. senator has yet to draw an official competitor in his re-election race this year.
Schatz A ‘Rising Energy, Enviro Star’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schatz A ‘Rising Energy, Enviro Star’

The Hill lists the Hawaii senator among a new generation of lawmakers, lobbyists, advocates and staffers "making its presence felt."