Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) delivered opening remarks and lit the ceremonial lantern at the annual Diwali Celebration on Capitol Hill.
Washington, DC—Today in Washington, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) joined Members of Congress and Martin Luther King III, civil rights leader and president of the group Why Tuesday?, and Norm Ornstein and Bill Wachtel, co-founders Why Tuesday?, at a press conference calling for passage of the Weekend Voting Act (H.R.1094).
"Met with LtGen Steven Rudder, Aviation Deputy Commandment to discuss aviation and Marine Corps readiness" - TG
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In Hawaii, veteran treatment courts and drug courts are helping to reduce prison crowding and over-criminalization by focusing on rehabilitation and treatment.
Student debt is crippling millions of Americans.
"Our nation’s heroes gain knowledge and experience during their time in the service that sets them up for success as they transition into civilian life. Yet many veterans continue to face barriers to entry into apprenticeship programs because they lack pre-apprenticeship training.
"When our veterans return to civilian life, their mission of service doesn’t end. They leverage the knowledge, skills, and experience gained during their service to build success in their local communities as entrepreneurs and small business owners.
"Nearly 345,000 women have served under the American flag in Iraq and Afghanistan. Yet, when they return home, they face a country and a VA that is ill-equipped to meet their needs. Female veterans have lower rates of access to the VA and receive lower quality of care, despite facing higher rates of PTSD, military sexual assault, and exposure to trauma, unemployment, and homelessness.
@TulsiPress: Expanding STEAM knowledge & skills in our schools is critical to setting our keiki up for success https://gabbard.house.gov/education
From breathtaking Haleakalā National Park on Maui and fiery Volcanoes National Park on Hawaiʻi Island, to the incomparable story of Kalaupapa National Historical Park on Molokaʻi, each of our national parks has a story to share.