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Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa

Representing the 1st District of Hawaii

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November 8, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Hanabusa, joined by Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT), Chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources, introduced the “Admiral Lloyd R. ‘Joe’ Vasey Pacific War Commemorative Display Establishment Act.” This bill would establish a memorial at Pearl Harbor to honor the U.S. service members who served in the Pacific Theater during World War II, also known as the Pacific War.
November 2, 2017 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, House Republicans released their GOP Tax Plan. Despite repeated offers to work with House Republicans on a bipartisan tax reform package, Republicans resisted and kept their tax plan under wraps until formally introduced today.
November 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representative Colleen Hanabusa joined 36 Senators and 174 House members in an amici brief to the Supreme Court supporting a gay couple who was denied service by a bakery.  The bakery refused to bake the couple a cake because of the couple’s LGBT identity.

October 24, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Hanabusa shared a new report detailing the impact of the Ryan-McConnell tax plan on families across Hawaii. While 80 percent of the tax benefits in the GOP plan go to the wealthiest 1 percent alone, 123,000 hard-working Hawaii families would pay higher taxes.
October 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Colleen Hanabusa and Senator Mazie K. Hirono introduced a bicameral resolution recognizing October 2017 as Filipino American History Month. Notably, there is a higher percentage of Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) in Hawaii than in any other state.
October 17, 2017 Press Release

Honolulu, HI -  Rep. Hanabusa (HI-01) issued the following statement following the announcement by Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.) of a bipartisan deal to extend cost-sharing reduction subsidies for two years.

October 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Hanabusa (HI-01), a member of The New Democrat Coalition, joined The New Democrat Coalition Chair, Rep. Jim Himes (CT-04), in releasing this  statement after the White House Press Secretary issued a statement indicating that the Trump Administration will end cost-sharing reduction payments. 

October 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --  Yesterday afternoon, the House Committee on Natural Resources met for a full committee markup and considered two proposed bills, including H.R.

October 8, 2017 Press Release

Honolulu, HI --  This afternoon, President Trump released his administration's Immigration Principles and Policies, a copy of which is attached.  

October 5, 2017 Press Release

Honolulu, HI -- Today, Congresswoman Hanabusa (HI-01) joined Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-1) in introducing legislation to ban the manufacture, possession, transfer, sale, or importation of bump stocks like the one used during the mass shooting earlier this week in Las Vegas.