Washington, DC—Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Brian Mast (FL-18), along with Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), hosted a press conference today urging their colleagues to support and pass the Burn Pits Accountability Act (H.R.
"An open, fair, and equal Internet is critical for things like tele-health services, employment opportunities, entrepreneurship, education, sharing creative content, and so much more.
"As Muslims around the world begin their observance of Ramadan with fasting, reflection and prayer, I wish our Muslim communities in Hawai’i and across the country a blessed Ramadan. In Hawai’i, our Muslim community is part of the unique fabric that makes up our aloha state, where the diversity of religions, ideas, backgrounds, and traditions are celebrated. Ramadan Kareem."-TG
Media Advisory for May 17—Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Brian Mast (FL-18), along with Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), will hold a press conference with cosponsors and supporters of the Burn Pits Accountability Act (H.R. 5671).
Saturday on Oʻahu, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) announced the winners of her 2018 Kaha Ki‘i Congressional Art Competition at a ceremony at the Hawai‘i State Capitol:
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), joined by Reps. Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), have introduced legislation to hold drug companies accountable for profiting from America’s opioid epidemic.
Disaster Declaration Would Unlock Federal Relief Funds for Hawai‘i Island Communities Impacted By Kilauea Eruptions
Washington, DC—Today, Hawai‘i’s Congressional Delegation urged President Donald Trump to act swiftly on Governor David Ige’s request for a presidential disaster declaration for areas on Hawai‘i Island impacted by the ongoing Kilauea Volcano eruptions.
"The opioid epidemic has ravaged every corner of our nation—leaving no community unscathed. As millions of families have suffered the heartache and devastation of this crisis, drug companies like Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, have raked in billions of dollars every year.
"The nuclear threat posed to us by North Korea is real, and the need to denuclearize North Korea is urgent. Historic progress has already been made.
"Big Pharma has continued to buy its way into Congress—purchasing influence and crafting legislation that insulates them from accountability in one of the worst public health emergencies of our generation: the opioid epidemic. The time for holding these drug companies and leaders accountable is long overdue.