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Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa

Representing the 1st District of Hawaii

Press Releases

June 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Bipartisan legislation that reforms the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was introduced in the House of Representatives today.  

June 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa (D-HI), House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA), and 21 other original co-sponsors introduced the Fostering Unity Against Russian Aggression Act of 2017.

June 21, 2017 Press Release
COFA Act Continues Commitment to Upholding Health Care Promises in Compacts of Free Association

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Senators Mazie K. Hirono and Brian Schatz, and Representatives Colleen Hanabusa and Tulsi Gabbard introduced legislation to reinstate Medicaid coverage for Freely Associated States (FAS) citizens living in the United States.


June 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Monday, June 19, 2017, Senate President Ronald D. Kouchi and House Speaker Scott K.

June 13, 2017 Press Release
Bill Heard Today in Senate Indian Affairs Committee Would Strip Native Hawaiian Housing Programs and Other Improvements

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Hawaii delegation submitted testimony to the Senate Indian Affairs Committee opposing S. 1275, the Bringing Useful Initiatives for Indian Development (BUIILD) Act of 2017.


June 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Friday, June 9, 2017, Representative Colleen Hanabusa authored a letter to President Trump, cosigned by 27 of her House colleagues, regarding funding for international affairs programs, with an emphasis on the Asia Foundation and East-West Center.  Co-signing the letter with Representative Hanabusa were Representatives: Titus (D-NV), Hastings (D-F

June 2, 2017 Press Release
Legislation Requires Congressional Action following Moments of Silence on the House Floor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In recognition of Gun Violence Awareness Day, Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01) joined Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) in introducing a resolution that would compel Congress to take action in the face of gun tragedies.  H.Res.

June 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, June 1, 2017, President Trump announced that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord. 


May 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, May 25, 2017, Representative Colleen Hanabusa, Ranking Member, Federal Lands Subcommittee, House Committee on Natural Resources, joined 85 colleagues in the U.S.

May 24, 2017 Press Release
After Fighting Side By Side with American Troops, Aging Veterans Have Waited Decades to Bring Children to United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senators Mazie K. Hirono and Brian Schatz, and Representatives Colleen Hanabusa and Tulsi Gabbard introduced the Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act today, a bicameral bill that would expedite the visa process for children of Filipino World War II veterans.