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Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa

Representing the 1st District of Hawaii

Press Releases

November 2, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, joined Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA), and 107 other House Democrats to send a letter to Defense Secretary James N. Mattis requesting answers and justification for his deployment of 5,200 additional U.S. troops to the Southern border.

October 30, 2018 Press Release

Honolulu, HI. – Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa issued the following statement following President Trump’s claim that he can issue an executive order and unilaterally terminate the 14th Amendment’s guarantee of citizenship:

October 26, 2018 Press Release

Representative Colleen Hanabusa and Senator Mazie Hirono introduced a bipartisan, bicameral resolution in the United States Senate to recognize the month of October as Filipino American History Month. The resolution acknowledges the key role Filipino Americans play in shaping our country.

October 24, 2018 Press Release

“We condemn these acts of terror. Thankfully, the Secret Service, United States Postal Service and first responders were able to ensure that no one got hurt. Too much of our political discourse in this country is toxic and divisive.

October 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa and her colleagues sent a letter to Daniel Coats, Director of National Intelligence, asking what the U.S.

October 11, 2018 Press Release

"As we celebrate the International Day of the Girl 2018, let us remember that more than 130 million young women around the world are growing up without a primary and secondary education. We have come a long way in our fight for women's rights, but we still have to scrap for equal pay, control of our healthcare, access to professional opportunities, and, too often, basic human decency.

October 6, 2018 Press Release

“A very sad day for the people. As the demographics of our country continue to change dramatically over the next 25 years, this Supreme Court will not change with us.”

September 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC—Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01) yesterday voted to pass an appropriations package that would extend the Violence Against Women Act, secure critical funding for missile defense, military readiness, community health centers, opioid abuse prevention and treatment, child care, education and more.

September 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC—Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01) today voted to pass critical disaster relief and recovery funding for Hawai‘i, North Carolina, South Carolina, and other areas recovering from recent Presidentially declared disasters.