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Mazie Hirono

New Bills From Hawaii’s Senators Cory Lum/Civil Beat

New Bills From Hawaii’s Senators

Hirono introduces the Patsy Mink Gender Equity in Education Act, while Schatz backs The Food Recovery Act.

Hirono, Schatz Split GMO Votes Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hirono, Schatz Split GMO Votes

The U.S. Senate passed legislation to create federal labeling standards for genetically engineered foods.

Gun Control Sit-In In House Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Gun Control Sit-In In House

Dozens of Democrats occupy the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to force a vote on gun legislation.
Senate Kills Four Gun Bills Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Senate Kills Four Gun Bills

Two measures were favored by Republicans and two were favored by Democrats. All failed largely along party lines.

Senate To Vote On Gun Bills

Two proposals come from Republicans and two come from Democrats. Hirono and Schatz joined Murphy's filibuster.
Filipino WWII Veterans Reunion Program Begins Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Filipino WWII Veterans Reunion Program Begins

After decades of waiting, applications are now being accepted for the U.S. citizens to reunite more easily with their children abroad.
Hawaii On The Hill: Keeping The Islands On Washington DC’s Map Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii On The Hill: Keeping The Islands On Washington DC’s Map

The third annual event sponsored by Sen. Mazie Hirono and Chamber of Commerce Hawaii shows off island businesses in the nation's capital.
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.
Mazie Hirono