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September 04, 2020

Hawai‘i Congressional Delegation Calls Postmaster General to “Preserve USPS Lifeline”

In a letter sent to the postmaster on Thursday, Hawai'i's congressional delegation emphasized the state's dependence on the postal service for prompt deliveries of food, medicine and other goods.
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March 01, 2020

House Passes More Than 150 Bills on Third Reading

Highway safety, public health, government ethics bills move to Senate.
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February 26, 2020

Access to Learning Bill Moves Forward in The House

Landmark measure is part of joint legislative package aimed at supporting working families.
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February 02, 2019

Sen. Kai Kahele Announces Candidacy for Hawaiʻi’s 2nd Congressional District

State Sen. Kai Kahele announced that he is running for the 2nd Congressional seat in the 2020 election last Monday. Kahele is a combat pilot, a Major in the Hawaiʻi Air National Guard, a commercial pilot for Hawaiian Airlines, and a state senator representing Hilo. The senator announced his candidacy surrounded by his supporters, friends, and... Read more »
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June 13, 2018

Hawai‘i Congressional Team Urges Continued Diplomatic Talks on North Korea Denuclearization

Hawai‘i Congressional Team Urges Continued Diplomatic Talks on North Korea Denuclearization. Both US Reps Tulsi Gabbard and Colleen Hanabusa suggested that the details of the agreement are critical in defining the way forward.
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March 23, 2018

Democracy for America Endorses Ing for Congress

Democracy for America today endorsed Hawaiʻi State Representative Kaniela Ing in his race for Hawaiʻi’s 1st Congressional District seat.
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March 21, 2017

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Calls for Decriminalization of Marijuana

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard urged Congress to pass bipartisan legislation to federally decriminalize marijuana.
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July 09, 2015

UPDATE: Hawai‘i Congress & Governor Comment on Army Reduction Plans

Today, the U.S. Army announced plans to reduce its end-strength by 40,000 soldiers over the next two years, shrinking Schofield Barracks by 1,214 soldiers (from 15,687 to 14,473) and Fort Shafter by 229 soldiers (from 2,233 to 2,004) by the end of fiscal year 2017.
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May 07, 2015

UH to Receive $1.5 Million in Research Funding

Hawaiʻi’s Congressional Delegation announced today that the University of Hawai‘i will receive $1.5 million in grant funding from the US Department of Energy for research in high-energy physics. A total of $8.9 million will eventually be invested.
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November 22, 2011

Hawaii Delegation Responds to Deficit Reduction Impasse

US Senator Daniel Akaka said disagreements over budgetary and policy issues have prevented compromise and have once again divided the 112th Congress. Rep. Hirono called for a balanced approach to reducing the deficit that focuses on job creation.
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