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Washington, DC—Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today announced the schedule for her statewide Town Hall Tour during the April District Work Period, which includes meetings on Kauaʻi, Oʻahu, Maui, Molokaʻi, Lanaʻi, and in Hilo and Kona on Hawaiʻi Island.
Washington, DC—Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01), and Don Young (AK-AL) introduced bipartisan legislation today to exempt Hawaiʻi, Alaska, and communities that rely on essential air service as subsidized by the U.S. Department of Transportation, from increases in TSA air travel fees.
Staff, Big Island Now
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order rolling back progress to fight climate change and promote clean energy nationwide:
Washington, DC—Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today released the names and photos of her nominations to the U.S. Military Service Academies for classes entering Summer 2017. After an exhaustive application and interview process, she nominated twenty-two students from across Hawaii’s Second Congressional District. Their applications are now being considered for final selection by the United States Military Academy at West Point, the United States Naval Academy, and the United States Air Force Academy.
Taylor Polson, Honolulu Star Advertiser
March 25--U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on Tuesday called for the decriminalization of marijuana at the federal level in a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Gabbard (D-Hawaii) and Congressman Thomas Garrett (R-Virginia) introduced the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act.
"FBI reports have shown that in 2011 alone an individual in the United States was arrested for marijuana use, sale or possession every 42 seconds, mostly in poor and minority communities," said Gabbard.