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June 23, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Ed Case (HI-01) along with Hawaii's U.S. Senators Mazie K. Hirono and Brian Schatz, urged U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue to utilize USDA Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) emergency funding if necessary to quickly detect and eradicate the Asian giant hornet, sometimes referred to as the murder hornet.
 
June 17, 2020 Press Release
Honolulu, HI—Today, the Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) is receiving an award of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funds through the CARES Act on behalf of Maui Bus. HDOT successfully completed its grant application and is now being awarded $7,864,323 in Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula funds.
 
June 14, 2020 Press Release
Honolulu, HI—On Friday, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services — through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Health Center Program — is awarding nearly $9 million in grants to Native Hawaiian Health Centers to provide medical and enabling services to Native Hawaiians.
 
June 12, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC— Rep. Tulsi Gabbard continues to ensure that Hawai‘i and vulnerable communities across the country are at the forefront of Congressional efforts to help deal with the fallout from the COVID-19 public health crisis. Today, she announced that new funding for housing and healthcare providers is coming to Hawai‘i. 
 
June 12, 2020 Press Release
Honolulu, HI—This week, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) announced that Hawai‘i will be receiving over $54 million in Title I, Part A federal aid for schools to help improve teaching and learning opportunities for at-risk students, especially those in low-income communities. The first round of funds will be dispersed in July with the remaining funds, as adjusted, becoming available in October.
 

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