Hawai‘i Island Updates
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April 10, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC—Today, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) announced that over $132 million in funds were distributed to over 1,700 healthcare providers in Hawai‘i to help cover the costs they are incurring in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Honolulu, HI—This afternoon, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) hosted a live, tele-town hall to provide updates on the national and state response to the coronavirus. She was joined by Jane Sawyer, the Hawai‘i District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), which is providing support for small businesses nationwide during the coronavirus pandemic.
April 6, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) announced Federal funding coming to Hawai‘i, including over $100 million for COVID-19 response for public transit and over $7 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG). The funding implements portions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), passed by Congress just over a week ago.
April 3, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) has continued to work on behalf of Hawai‘i communities who have been impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, making sure that the needs of our communities are being addressed in the emergency relief bills under consideration before Congress.
Honolulu, HI—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) hosted a live telephone town hall today to provide updates on the national and state response to the coronavirus. She was joined by Dr. Scott Miscovich, a physician who has been leading COVID-19 testing efforts and a senior advisor to Lt. Gov. Josh Green.