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U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Energy Steven Chu, U.S. Senator Daniel Inouye and Governor Neil Abercrombie this afternoon led a roundtable discussion to further the clean energy initiatives between the State of Hawai'i and the federal government.

Secretary of Energy leads roundtable discussion with Senator Inouye and Gov Abercrombie

U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Energy Steven Chu, U.S. Senator Daniel Inouye and Governor Neil Abercrombie this afternoon led a roundtable discussion to further the clean energy initiatives between the State of Hawai’i and the federal government.

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Senator Akaka said, "I am disappointed that some of my colleagues chose to block this legislation. The DREAM Act would have provided children who were brought to this nation by their parents with an opportunity to earn a path to the American dream by serving in the military or getting a college education."

Senators Inouye and Akaka disappointed DREAM Act blocked in Senate

Senator Akaka said, “I am disappointed that some of my colleagues chose to block this legislation. The DREAM Act would have provided children who were brought to this nation by their parents with an opportunity to earn a path to the American dream by serving in the military or getting a college education.”

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Kagan’s nomination was approved by the Senate today 63-37 with Senator Inouye voting in favor.

“Elena Kagan is widely-regarded as one of the nation’s leading legal scholars.  Her public service and legal experience, work as a teacher, service as a White House and Senate aide, and representing the government as the nation’s Solicitor General, have contributed to Ms. Kagan’s intellect, judgment, and independence.”

Senators Inouye and Akaka lauds the approval of Kagan as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

Kagan’s nomination was approved by the Senate today 63-37 with Senator Inouye voting in favor. “Elena Kagan is widely-regarded as one of the nation’s leading legal scholars. Her public service and legal experience, work as a teacher, service as a White House and Senate aide, and representing the government as the nation’s Solicitor General, have […]

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Hawaii is expected to receive $39,311,983 to fund teacher salaries and benefits and save about 700 education-related jobs, Senators Daniel K. Inouye and Daniel K. Akaka announced today.

The funds are provided in a $26 billion state aid bill approved by the U.S. Senate.  The bill passed today 61-39 with Senator Inouye and Senator Akaka voting in favor of the measure.

Hawaii expected to receive more than $39M for teacher salaries and benefits

Hawaii is expected to receive $39,311,983 to fund teacher salaries and benefits and save about 700 education-related jobs, Senators Daniel K. Inouye and Daniel K. Akaka announced today. The funds are provided in a $26 billion state aid bill approved by the U.S. Senate. The bill passed today 61-39 with Senator Inouye and Senator Akaka […]

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