Washington, DC—Following the false missile alert sent out across Hawai‘i in January, Reps.
Washington, DC—Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), along with the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), today introduced bipartisan legislation to evaluate states’ marijuana policies.
Washington, DC—Bipartisan legislation cosponsored by Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) to address nursing shortages in Hawai‘i and across the country unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives today.
Media Advisory for July 24—Reps.
"It’s our great responsibility to care for our Mother Earth, and to protect our air, water, and land for today and many tomorrows.
"Single-use plastic accounts for more than 40% of plastic waste –each year adding up to about 8.8 million tons of plastic trash that pollutes our oceans, endangers marine life, washes up on our shores, and puts human health at risk. Check out this article for a few tips on how to reduce your plastic use."-TG
"From the coral reefs that keep our coastline and marine life safe, to the incredible energy derived from our waves, our oceans are vital to our communities, our economy, and our way of life and must be protected. Each of us can make positive changes in our own lives to ensure our oceans can be enjoyed by future generations."-TG
"Take a moment to think about your lifestyle and what positive changes you can make to protect the air we breathe, food we eat, water we drink, and the land and oceans all around us. Standing together, we can alter the destructive path we are on, and save our oceans, our planet, and our future."-TG
"I recently returned from visiting #Flint, where I heard tragic and heartbreaking stories from people who were poisoned by their water, thinking it was safe.
"Today marks 2 years since we bid farewell to a dear friend. My heart is with the Takai ‘ohana - his parents Naomi and Erik, his wife Sami, and children Matthew, and Kaila - as we remember my friend, colleague, and fellow soldier, Mark Takai.
In The News
Originally published by Hawaii News Now: https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/34068451/wwii-filipino-vets-to-be-recognized-with-congressional-gold-medal-under-new-law
President Obama signs law to recognize WWII Filipino vets
The president has signed into law a measure that will award Filipino veterans of World War II the Congressional Gold Medal.
Thousands of U.S. veterans descended on Cannon Ball, North Dakota this weekend, determined to defend protesters opposing the construction of the final leg of the Dakota Access pipeline. Among them was U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), a major in the Hawaii Army National Guard. The Congresswoman landed in Bismarck at 10 p.m.
U.S. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard’s (D-HI) Twitter handle is an accurate summation of the unpretentious woman who stood before 400 Veterans and Water Protectors at Sitting Bull College in Fort Yates, North Dakota.
Something happening some 3,000 miles away on the mainland usually wouldn’t attract too much attention from our state’s legislative leaders.
But the Dakota Access Pipeline project is drawing looks from the Aloha State, and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard took a strong stand against it on Thursday.
She is right.
Giving Voice to Millions of Americans: End U.S. Wars of Intervention
By Tulsi Gabbard
A 911-texting service is being launched for the state of Hawaii.
By James Carden
Of all the myths that pass for conventional wisdom in Washington in the late Obama years, perhaps one of the most intractable is the idea that the president has “done nothing” concerning Syria.
In their suits and pearls, members of Congress stood on the House floor and staged a public reading for a full hour Wednesday night. Their material was the viral letter penned by Anonymous, the woman who was sexually assaulted on the Stanford University campus last year.
By: Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Louise Slaughter (NY-25), Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Mark Pocan (WI-02), Barbara Lee (CA-13), Brad Sherman (CA-30), Dan Kildee (MI-05), and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09)