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Gabbard-backed bill on housing assistance passes House unanimously

MEDIA RELEASE Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard praised unanimous passage of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2014 (H.R. 4329). The bill, also called NAHASDA, seeks to empower Native communities by assisting low-income families with affordable housing. “Over 1,400 low-income families in Hawai‘i have benefited from these services and, in many cases, homeownership […]

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Updates from Rep. Gabbard (Nov. 13-20)

MEDIA RELEASE Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) sponsored bipartisan legislation, H.R.5747, to give the President temporary authority to directly arm the Kurdish Peshmerga in the fight against ISIL and other Islamic extremists. Currently, U.S. military aid is being dispersed solely through the Iraqi central government, which so far, has not supplied the Kurds with the equipment […]

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Presidential Medal of Freedom for Patsy Mink

MEDIA RELEASE President Barack Obama has named 19 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public […]

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Gabbard called up; will serve in Pahoa

MEDIA RELEASE Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has been called up for activation by the Hawaii Army National Guard to support its assistance to Hawaii County’s response to the ongoing Kilauea lava flow. The congresswoman serves as a military police captain in the Hawaii Army National Guard. She will join more than 80 National Guard soldiers and […]

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Visitors to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park walk along the closed section of Chain of Craters Road leading to the lava flow which cut-off access to Kaimu. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Chain of Craters Road to be rebuilt as a two-lane roadway

Mayor Billy Kenoi said, “The two-lane, reconstructed Chain of Craters Road will be a lifeline for thousands of our residents, and is essential for the safety and well-being of our working families and our entire community.”

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Gabbard announces legislation to increase rural access to healthcare

MEDIA RELEASE Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has announced new bipartisan legislation to ensure the federal government recognizes the unique hardships facing Hawaii’s rural areas in providing quality healthcare options. The bill, H.R.5592, would allow Hawaii and Alaska to decide which areas of the state should be considered rural and, in turn, eligible for federal grants and […]

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Rep. Gabbard opposes limited use of Keauhou Aquifer

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard today wrote a letter to the Commission on Water Resource Management to oppose designating the Keauhou Aquifer System as a Water Management Area (WMA). Scientists monitoring the aquifer’s sustainability do not agree it meets the threshold for such a designation, which would limit the ability for surrounding communities to access water needed […]

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Gabbard calls for demilitarizing police

MEDIA RELEASE Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has called for demilitarizing of American police. “The increasing use of military equipment, weapons, and tactics against our own citizens is unacceptable and must stop,” said Gabbard, a veteran of two tours of duty in the Middle East and a captain in the Hawaii Army National Guard. “The military-style response […]

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Gabbard at Aloha Rural Healthcare Summit

MEDIA RELEASE Rep. Tulsi Gabbard delivered keynote remarks at the Aloha Rural Healthcare Summit in Honolulu Wednesday morning, and engaged in a discussion with dozens of executives and administrators from healthcare facilities across the state, as they gathered to tackle common challenges in providing access to affordable care for Hawaiʻi’s rural communities. Gabbard also presented […]

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Updates from Rep. Gabbard (July 28-30)

MEDIA RELEASE GABBARD STATEMENT ON CONFIRMATION OF NEW VA SECRETARY Rep. Tulsi Gabbard released the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Bob McDonald as the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA): “The hard work now truly begins for Secretary McDonald. He will take on the challenge of overhauling a major government […]

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Updates from Rep. Gabbard (July 21-27)

MEDIA RELEASE GABBARD VOTES TO PREVENT RENEWED U.S. MILITARY ROLE IN IRAQ Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has voted to pass a bipartisan resolution that would limit President Barack Obama’s ability to commit U.S. troops to Iraq. The House passed H.Con.Res. 105 with overwhelming support by a vote of 370-40. It prohibits the president from deploying or […]

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Updates from Rep. Gabbard (July 7-17)

MEDIA RELEASE Gabbard Proposes Bipartisan Action to Get Hawaii Veterans Immediate Access to Care Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) and Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) have introduced the ACT Now for Veterans bill (H.R. 5131) to direct the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reimburse non-VA medical providers who provide care to eligible veterans. This legislation will […]

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Updates from Gabbard (June 13-20)

MEDIA RELEASE Gabbard Votes for Missile Defense, Hawaii Priorities in Defense Funding Bill Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has voted for the annual Defense Appropriations bill, which includes funding the Congresswoman requested for strengthening missile defense to protect Hawaii from North Korean threats, and an amendment she co-sponsored to defund unconstitutional National Security Agency programs that spy […]

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Updates from Rep. Gabbard (June 2-11)

MEDIA RELEASE Gabbard Highlights Grave Concerns About Release of Taliban Detainees Rep. Tulsi Gabbard questioned Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel in a hearing Wednesday at the House Armed Services Committee on the prisoner swap to recover Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. She released the following statement detailing her concerns about the risk the prisoner swap will pose […]

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