Washington, DC— February 19, 2017 marks the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the incarceration of over 120,000 individuals of Japanese ancestry during World War II. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard released the following statement in observance of the Day of Remembrance:
Washington, DC—Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Mike Bost (IL-12) introduced bipartisan legislation to address the growing problem of VA medical centers operating without permanent directors.
Washington, DC—Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) released the following statement after voting against H.J.Res.43, which would get rid of important protections in place to ensure Americans
Washington, DC—The HIRE Vets Act (H.R.244), introduced by Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Paul Cook (CA-08), passed the House today by a vote of 409-1. The bipartisan legislation would incentivize employers to hire veterans, and recognize employers that provide a supportive work environment to retain veteran employees.
Washington, DC—Legislation cosponsored by Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) to streamline the veterans claims process unanimously passed the House today.
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) joined Rep. Rosa DeLauro and fellow lawmakers in reintroducing the Family and Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act, legislation that would help protect working families and provide paid family and medical leave. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is an original cosponsor of the bill.
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard released the following statement on Amnesty International's report on Saydnaya prison in Syria:
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), a founding member of the Fourth Amendment Caucus, released the statement below after the Email Privacy Act (H.R.387) unanimously passed the House today. Gabbard is a cosponsor of the legislation.
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I served my country for 29 years in the U.S. Army/ Army Reserves and retired as a colonel. I also served 16 years in the U.S. diplomatic corps in U.S. Embassies in Nicaragua, Grenada, Somalia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Sierra Leone, Micronesia, Afghanistan and Mongolia. I resigned from the U.S.
Stop arming terrorists.
That sounds like something you couldn’t really argue against. Who would argue for arming terrorists?
By: U.S. Congressman Tom Garrett (VA-05)
We, members of the Syrian American community, wholeheartedly support Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard’s courageous fact-finding trip to Syria in January. With this trip Rep.
The lives of millions of Syrians have been destroyed by a horrific war that has killed hundreds of thousands and forced millions to flee their homeland. I went there last week to see and hear directly from the Syrian people.
Originally published in the Honolulu Star Advertiser: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2016/12/30/hawaii-news/new-federal-law-to-protect-keiki-in-service-ohana/
Originally published in the LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-child-abuse-military-20161229-htmlstory.html
Child abuse in the military: Failing those most in need
In September 2011, Army Sgt. 1st Class Crispen Hanson’s commander at Ft. Bliss ordered him into a military treatment program for child abusers.
By Salah Zakkour
As Syrians, we stand with Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard to end the war in Syria, and support her “Stop Arming Terrorists” bill (HR 6504) as the most effective way to bring an end to five years of suffering and bloodshed in our country.
Originally published in the Garden Island: http://thegardenisland.com/news/local/military/wwii-filipino-vet-to-receive-highest-civilian-award/article_15de57c0-8c5c-5549-9e1a-386100087ae7.html
WWII Filipino vet to receive highest civilian award
The island’s last surviving Filipino World War II veteran will soon receive the nation’s highest civilian honor.
Originally published by Hawaii News Now: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/34068451/wwii-filipino-vets-to-be-recognized-with-congressional-gold-medal-under-new-law
President Obama signs law to recognize WWII Filipino vets
The president has signed into law a measure that will award Filipino veterans of World War II the Congressional Gold Medal.