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July 9, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard issued a statement Thursday morning urging Gov. David Ige and the state’s four mayors to extend the mandatory 14-day quarantine in effect for trans-Pacific travelers.

The quarantine currently is scheduled to be lifted on Aug. 1, but with caveats including voluntary pre-tests for travelers.

July 6, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and 87 other members of Congress today called on the Department of Defense Inspector General to conduct a “full and independent investigation” into the April 22 disappearance and murder of U.S. Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen, who was based at Fort Hood in Texas.

The 20-year-old soldier’s remains were found June 30 near the Leon River.

June 5, 2020 In The News

The thousands of veterans who claim that their exposure to burn pits during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan left them sick may be closer to getting assistance from the Veterans Administration due to the legacy of a recently deceased soldier.

June 3, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hi., have teamed up again to tackle how the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) handles the cases of veterans exposed to burn pits.

June 2, 2020 In The News
Lawmakers this week introduced a bill that would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to document, track and notify Congress of all cases of burn pit exposure reported by veterans.
 
June 1, 2020 In The News

U.S. Reps. Ed Case and Tulsi Gabbard recently introduced legislation in the U.S. House to explore the possible establishment of Hawai‘i’s first national forest.

May 28, 2020 In The News

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Tribune News Service) — Less than a month after Heath Robinson died, a bill named in his honor will be introduced in Congress.

May 22, 2020 In The News

Among several requests, the lawmakers — comprised of 95 Democrats, 29 Republicans and one Independent — are requesting guardsmen be eligible for retirement benefits after their deployment on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis.

May 20, 2020 In The News

Several National Guardsmen serving in Congress blasted the White House for plans to end fellow troops’ coronavirus response deployments in mid-June, just one day ahead of the minimum needed to qualify for a host of active-duty benefits.

May 20, 2020 In The News

KHON is hosting an exclusive virtual Town Hall with Governor David Ige, U.S. Representative Ed Case (D-1) and U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-2), on Thursday, May 21.

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