"In #Hawaii, we’re vulnerable to many unique natural disasters, including hurricanes, tsunamis, flashfloods, volcanic activity, landslides, and more. These disasters can decimate small businesses that make up over 99% of businesses and employ nearly 270,000 people in #Hawaii – hurting their ability to compete against industry giants.
Today on Oʻahu, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) toured Marine Corps Base Hawaiʻi‘s (MCBH) sustainability initiatives and received an update on the base’s renewable energy projects, including its rooftop solar production, ongoing wave power research, and other renewable energy projects that contribute to Hawaiʻi’s 100% clean energy goal.
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers urged the U.S. Treasury to uphold federal guidance for marijuana-related businesses. In a letter, the lawmakers called on the U.S.
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today voted against Congress’s 4th short-term spending bill in 5 months that fails to include a year-long budget for our military and government agencies, funding for community health centers, and a permanent fix for our country’s DREAMers.
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01) today announced they will not accept their salary during the federal government shutdown.
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) announced her office will remain open during business hours throughout the shutdown and released resources on her official website to aid Hawai‘i families. Constituents may call (202) 225-4906 or (808) 541-1986 for assistance.
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) voted today against legislation that would unravel protections against discriminatory lending and weaken fair housing laws. H.R.
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) and Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawai‘i), and senior staff members for U.S. Representatives Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawai‘i) and Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawai‘i) were briefed by federal and state agencies on the false emergency alert that went out across the state on January 13.
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and a bipartisan coalition of 28 Members of Congress called on the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to honor Congressional legislation supporting the industrial hemp industry.
In The News
By: James Carden
I served my country for 29 years in the U.S. Army/ Army Reserves and retired as a colonel. I also served 16 years in the U.S. diplomatic corps in U.S. Embassies in Nicaragua, Grenada, Somalia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Sierra Leone, Micronesia, Afghanistan and Mongolia. I resigned from the U.S.
Stop arming terrorists.
That sounds like something you couldn’t really argue against. Who would argue for arming terrorists?
By: U.S. Congressman Tom Garrett (VA-05)
We, members of the Syrian American community, wholeheartedly support Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard’s courageous fact-finding trip to Syria in January. With this trip Rep.
The lives of millions of Syrians have been destroyed by a horrific war that has killed hundreds of thousands and forced millions to flee their homeland. I went there last week to see and hear directly from the Syrian people.
Tulsi Gabbard has had a banner year.
Originally published in the Honolulu Star Advertiser: https://www.staradvertiser.com/2016/12/30/hawaii-news/new-federal-law-to-protect-keiki-in-service-ohana/
Originally published in the LA Times: https://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-child-abuse-military-20161229-htmlstory.html
Child abuse in the military: Failing those most in need
In September 2011, Army Sgt. 1st Class Crispen Hanson’s commander at Ft. Bliss ordered him into a military treatment program for child abusers.
By Salah Zakkour
As Syrians, we stand with Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard to end the war in Syria, and support her “Stop Arming Terrorists” bill (HR 6504) as the most effective way to bring an end to five years of suffering and bloodshed in our country.