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Washington, DC – Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today delivered remarks on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives calling on Congress to pass her legislation to reauthorize the Native Hawaiian Education Act (H.R. 2287).
Washington, DC – Next week, the Army, Air Reserves, and National Guard will provide free medical services to residents in rural areas of Maui, Molokaʻi, Lʻnaʻi, and on Hawai‘i Island in Ka‘u and Ocean View through a joint venture called “Tropic Care”. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) received a briefing yesterday on the program from Air Force Reserves Colonel Jerry Arends during her tour of Lʻnaʻi.
WASHINGTON – The Hawaii Congressional delegation announced today legislation to address the issue of physician shortages in rural communities and on neighbor islands. Senator Brian Schatz and Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard introduced Senate and House versions of the Rural Preventive Health Care Training Act (S. 726), and Senator Mazie Hirono and Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa are original co-sponsors of the legislation. This legislation would fund preventative health care training for students capable of treating the 110,000 Hawaii residents who live in these areas.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today released the following detailed report of her activities during her recent week in Hawai‘i. She met with officials and constituents throughout the Second Congressional District to discuss issues related to her work in Congress. She arrived in Washington last night.