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. More than 20 VA medical centers across the country, including the VA Pacific Islands Health Care System in Honolulu, do not have 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 across the country have access to family planning
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. The legislation now moves to the U.S. Senate.
Washington, DC—Legislation cosponsored by Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) to streamline the veterans claims process unanimously passed the House today. The bipartisan WINGMAN Act (H.R.512), which would allow congressional offices to directly access information on behalf of a constituent without having to go through a middle-man at the VA bureaucracy, now moves to the U.S.
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), a co-chair of the House Nursing Caucus, joined fellow lawmakers in introducing the bipartisan Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act (H.R.959).
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.