Press Releases

June 21, 2017 Press Release
COFA Act Continues Commitment to Upholding Health Care Promises in Compacts of Free Association

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Senators Mazie K. Hirono and Brian Schatz, and Representatives Colleen Hanabusa and Tulsi Gabbard introduced legislation to reinstate Medicaid coverage for Freely Associated States (FAS) citizens living in the United States.

June 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate, announced today their lawsuit against President Trump to enforce the Emoluments Clause of the U.S. Constitution dealing with gifts or benefits the President, or other Administration officials, might receive from foreign governments and businesses.

June 20, 2017 Press Release

Honolulu, HICongresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) will host a telephone town hall on Monday, June 26 at 4:00pm HST on hurricane and disaster preparedness.

June 18, 2017 Press Release

Honolulu, HI—Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) addressed hundreds of young leaders from Hawaiʻi and around the globe at the opening session of the 2017 World Youth Congress today.

June 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC--Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today spoke at the Hawai‘i on the Hill Policy Summit, where she thanked Hawai‘i business leaders and stakeholders for coming to Washington, D.C. and engaging with leaders to increase economic opportunity for Hawaii.  Rep.

June 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass S.1094, legislation that will increase accountability and improve oversight authorities at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

June 13, 2017 Press Release
Bill Heard Today in Senate Indian Affairs Committee Would Strip Native Hawaiian Housing Programs and Other Improvements

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Hawaii delegation submitted testimony to the Senate Indian Affairs Committee opposing S. 1275, the Bringing Useful Initiatives for Indian Development (BUIILD) Act of 2017.

The BUIILD Act would reauthorize all Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA) programs, except for those related to Native Hawaiians. 

June 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), a Member of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, released the following statement in remembrance of last year’s shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

June 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC—Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today spoke at the 2017 King Kamehameha Lei Draping Ceremony in Emancipation Hall to honor King Kamehameha’s legacy of uniting the islands and establishing the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi in 1810. The 48th Annual Lei Draping Ceremony, hosted by the Hawaiʻi State Society, is held each June at the U.S.

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