Washington, DC—Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) today introduced bipartisan legislation to ensure veterans can receive the military pension they’ve earned as well as VA disability compensation.
Washington, DC—In recognition of 100 days since the murder of The Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today spoke on the House floor urging Congress to end support for Saudi Arabia.
Washington, DC—Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today supported legislation to lower the skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs for the American people.
"Our nation's veterans deserve better than added stress and financial hardship due to the VA's incompetence and bureaucratic red tape. This law that I helped introduce will hold the VA accountable and ensure that our veterans receive the benefits they've earned and deserve."-TG
Honolulu, HI — At the invitation of the Honolulu City Council, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) offered a keynote Message of Aloha at their inauguration ceremony yesterday at Honolulu Hale. The full text of her remarks is below.
Washington, DC— Bipartisan legislation that Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) co-sponsored and worked to pass would empower formerly-incarcerated individuals, improve public safety, and reduce recidivism and was signed into law today.
Washington, DC—Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), Barbara Lee (CA-13), Walter Jones (NC-03), James P. McGovern (MA-02), Mark Pocan (WI-02), and Ro Khanna (CA-17) today called for an immediate vote on S.J. Res. 54, a bipartisan resolution to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen.
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By William Cole
After meeting Iraqi leaders in Erbil and Baghdad this week, U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard reiterated a call to provide weapons and equipment directly to Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State — something the White House opposes because it does not want to see Iraq fracture even more.
HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii's Congressional delegation wants to reinstate Medicaid eligibility for migrants who are in the U.S. under the Compact of Free Association.
Hawaii could get an influx of $469.7 million for military construction and infrastructure investment as part of the National Defense Authorization Act.
The bill was passed by the House Armed Services Committee on Thursday.
After 9/11, our nation's leaders committed to seeking out and destroying the Islamic extremists who declared war on us, through their attacks, which killed close to 3,000 people on that fateful day. Like so many others, I enlisted in the Army to fight that fight, and shipped off to Basic Combat Training, in Fort Jackson, SC.
By Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Published: June 15, 2014
Imagine if your son or daughter, or your brother or sister, was sick or injured, and needed urgent care, but couldn't see a doctor for three months, six months, or more than a year. This scenario would be unacceptable to all of us.