"Just finished #BurnPits caucus meeting where we’re building momentum and support to help service members and veterans exposed to toxic burn pits, which cause severe and even deadly health effects. But burn pits are still being used by the DOD today - Congress needs to act.
"Great to see Sanford Inouye of @olelocommunity and Jay April of @AkakuTV before votes! They amplify the diverse voices of our Aloha State by providing media training, production facilities, air time on cable and online outlets & more"-TG
“Scott Pruitt’s resignation was long overdue. As EPA Administrator, he consistently put corporate greed and personal profits over the EPA’s central mission of protecting human health and our environment. His undermining this mission, misuse of taxpayer dollars, and disregard for ethics is a disservice to the American people.
Today on Hawaiʻi Island, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) attended a Hilo Pride event at the Hilo Moʻoheau Bandstand, supported the opening of a new micro-homes transitional housing project in Pāhoa, hosted a community town hall with Puna’s local and state officials, and attended “Imua Puna,” a benefit for those displaced by Kīlauea’s eruptions.
USDA Has Discretion to Allow Impacted Farmers to Sign up for Crop Insurance for the 2018 Crop Year, Provide Disaster Payments, and Offer Creative Flexibility with the Emergency Conservation Program
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Hawaii Congressional Delegation in a letter to Undersecretary of Agriculture for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Bill Northey urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide the maximum assistance possible to Hawaii farmers impacted by the ongoing volcanic activity on Hawaii Island.
Washington, DC—Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01) today voted to pass the FY 2019 Department of Defense Appropriations bill that provides critical funding for missile defense for Hawai‘i, and for military operations and readiness, increased pay and healthcare programs for troops and military families, and more.
Washington, DC—Following her visit to Flint and Detroit, Michigan, Rep.
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) released the statement below following the announcements that Kaua‘i and Oʻahu will receive federal support through the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) and the Department of Labor (DOL) to assist with ongoing recovery efforts from record breaking floods, landslides, and more in April 2018.