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Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa

Representing the 1st District of Hawaii

Press Releases

May 18, 2017 Press Release

District Office, Honolulu - This year's Congressional Art Competition was a very difficult one to judge.  A record number of entries were received this year and we’re delighted and proud of the extraordinary level of artistry demonstrated by our district’s students.

May 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, the Office of Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa received a letter from the Secretary of the Interior, Ryan K. Zinke, calling for comments on Executive Order (EO) 13792 issued by President Donald J.

May 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Saturday, June 3, 2017, the Office of Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa will partner with the Hawaii Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Hawai‘i Immigrant Justice Center at Legal Aid, Speaker Scott K. Saiki, and Volunteer Legal Services of Hawai‘i to hold a Naturalization Workshop at the Hawai‘i State Capitol.

 

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01) voted in opposition to the passage of the American Health Care Act, better known as "TrumpCare," today.  The Act passed with a vote of 217 Ayes against 213 Noes (including 20 cross-over Republican Noes).

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On May 1, 2017, Congresswoman Hanabusa attended the Ala Wai Canal Project Civil Works Review Board (CWRB), chaired by MajGen Jackson, Deputy Commanding General for Civil Works, to testify in strong support of the Ala Wai Canal Project.  On the late afternoon of May 1st, Congresswoman Hanabusa was advised by Derek Chow, Chief, Civil & Public Works

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On May 1, 2017, Members of the New Democratic (NewDem) Coalition wrote Speaker Ryan and House Budget Committee Chairwoman Black advancing the coalition's policy solutions that will create good-paying jobs, make the economy work better for everyone and keep our country safe.

May 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Today, Congresswoman Hanabusa (HI-01) joined Congressman David Cicilline (RI-01) and 192 of their House colleagues in reintroducing the Equality Act which proposes explicit, permanent protections against discrimination for LGBT people in matters of employment, housing, access to public places, federal funding, credit, education and jury service.  The b

May 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On May 1, 2017, Congresswoman Hanabusa attended the Congressional Reception honoring the U.S. Air Force Academy Falcons on receiving the CINC's Trophy awarded to the winner of the American college football triangular series between the teams of the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, and U.S. Air Force Academy.

April 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On April 28, 2017, Congresswoman Hanabusa, and four of her House colleagues, wrote the Department of the Navy to address the disparate impact to 189 Navy employees hired between January 23, 2016 and December 22, 2016, a period in which the Navy ceased accelerated promotions.  When the Navy's promotion policy was reversed on December 22, 2016, it was

April 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On April 26, 2017, Democratic Ranking Members of the Committees on Energy and Commerce and Natural Resources, and Democratic Ranking Members of their respective Subcommittees, transmitted a letter to Secretary Zinke with questions for response and consideration as he begins to review national monument designations pursuant to the Trump Executive Orde

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