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Mazie K. Hirono

Hirono attaches key measure for Hawaii to defense bill

MEDIA RELEASE Sen. Mazie K. Hirono, a member of the Senate Armed Services and the Veterans’ Affairs committees, voted this week to pass the Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) out of committee. “As home to the U.S. Pacific Command, Hawaii plays a key role in our military’s strategic rebalance to the Asia-Pacific […]

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Gabbard urges support for military sexual assault survivors

MEDIA RELEASE Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has voted in the House Armed Services Committee to advance the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2015. During the more than 14 hours of debate Wednesday, she made an impassioned argument for including reforms to the military justice system that would remove a commander’s authority to determine […]

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Rep. Tulsi Gabbard votes for Hawai‘i priorities in Defense Authorization Bill

MEDIA RELEASE Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) voted today for final House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2014. The legislation authorizes more than $400 million for Hawai‘i defense priorities, and contains other measures strongly supported by Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard. The bill passed the House today by a vote of 315-108. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard […]

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Marx: Indefinite detention violates civil rights

Marx: Indefinite detention violates civil rights

MEDIA RELEASE Bob Marx, Hilo lawyer and candidate for Hawaii’s Second Congressional District, spoke out on Monday against provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA allows the President to indefinitely detain individuals suspected of aiding or being involved with terrorists. The act would also allow the President to detain those who have […]

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Marx opposes indefinite military detention of Americans

Marx opposes indefinite military detention of Americans

MEDIA RELEASE Bob Marx, Democratic candidate for Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District said he staunchly opposes to H.R. 1540/ S.1867, entitled “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012.” Marx said if President Barack Obama signed the bill, it would be a black mark against American civil liberties and America’s rule of law. “Hidden within this […]

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