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Rep. Tulsi Gabbard seeks Hawaii student entries for 2018 Congressional App Challenge

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today announced that she is accepting submissions from Hawai‘i middle and high school students for the Congressional App Challenge (CAC), a nationwide app competition. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard said: “The Congressional App Competition is an innovative opportunity for our students to share their unique talents and creativity with people across Hawaiʻi and […]

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Rep. Gabbard joins effort to allow research of using marijuana for pain management

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and a bipartisan coalition of 20 Members of Congress called on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to consider medical marijuana as a pain management alternative to opioids. In a letter to Acting Secretary of HHS Eric D. Hargan, the lawmakers pushed for research on the use, uptake, and […]

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Rep. Gabbard to host live telephone town hall event Tuesday (Dec 5)

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) will host a live tax-focused “telephone town hall” on Tuesday December 5, 2017 at 4 p.m. HST. The conference call-style event will allow Hawaiʻi residents to ask questions and hear updates from the congresswoman, along with nonpartisan national and local experts, on federal tax reform, resources for Hawaiʻi residents ahead of […]

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Rep. Gabbard’s statement on recent North Korea missle test

“North Korea’s latest successful intercontinental ballistic missile test further demonstrates the extremely dangerous and growing threat that North Korea poses to Hawaiʻi, Alaska, and the mainland United States. For the past fifteen years, our leaders have let the people of Hawaiʻi and our country down, allowing the situation

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DHS grants Kona farmer Magana Ortiz a 30-day stay of deportation

Senator Mazie K. Hirono applauded the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to grant Andres Magana Ortiz a 30-day stay of deportation. This is a temporary reprieve as the Department of Homeland Security considers Mr. Magana Ortiz’s wife’s Petition for Alien Relative.

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Rep Gabbard co-sponsors legislation to prevent collection of emails without a warrant

Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) and Scott Perry (R-PA), both founding members of the Fourth Amendment Caucus, introduced legislation today to permanently codify protections on Americans’ privacy. Last month, the NSA announced it is ending its collection of Americans’ Internet communications that merely mention identifying terms for foreign targets, but are not to or from those […]

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Rep Gabbard condemns new arms deal with Saudi Arabia

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Saturday (May 20) condemned the Trump Administration’s new $460 billion arms deal with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia—$110 billion immediately and $350 billion over the next 10 years—a country with a devastating record of human rights violations at home and abroad, and a long history of providing support to terrorist organizations that […]

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Admiral Harris of U.S. Pacific Command confirms North Korea missile threat to Hawaii

In a House Armed Services Committee hearing today, Admiral Harry Harris confirmed the threat of North Korea to Hawaiʻi and detailed potential vulnerabilities.

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Rep. Gabbard votes against Defense Authorization Bill which passes in House 375-34

This bill contains the same deeply concerning and dangerous Syria train and equip measures that I’ve fought against since the program’s inception. “First, it creates the potential for dangerous ground-to-air missiles getting in the hands of ISIS, al-Qaeda, and other terrorist groups. Several months ago, as this bill was being crafted, I and many of […]

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Rep. Tulsi Gabbard urges President to halt Dakota Access Pipeline

The impact of the Dakota Access Pipeline is clear. Energy Transfer Partners, the company constructing the Dakota Pipeline, has a history of serious pipeline explosions, which have caused injury, death, and significant property damage in the past decade. The future operator of the planned pipeline, Sunoco Logistics, has had over 200 environmentally damaging oil spills […]

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Op-Ed by Rep. Tulsi Gabbard – Giving Voice to Millions of Americans: End U.S. Wars of Intervention

I recently met with President-elect Donald Trump to give voice to the millions of Americans, including my fellow veterans, who desperately want to end our country’s illegal, counterproductive war to overthrow the Syrian government. We had an hour-long, meaningful, back-and-forth discussion about the problems with current U.S. policy in Syria and where to go from […]

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Rep Tulsi Gabbard meets with President-Elect Trump Monday (Nov 21)

“President-elect Trump asked me to meet with him about our current policies regarding Syria, our fight against terrorist groups like al-Qaeda and ISIS, as well as other foreign policy challenges we face. I felt it important to take the opportunity to meet with the President-elect now before the drumbeats of war that neocons have been […]

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Primary Election 2016 final results for Hawaii County

Total of 40,180 (or 36.6%) of registered Big Island voters cast ballots

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Rep. Gabbard and Sen. Hirono urge support of emergency funding to combat the Zika virus

Tuesday (May 17), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and more than 120 lawmakers urged House Speaker Paul Ryan to take action to combat the Zika virus by bringing the President’s request for $1.9 billion in emergency funding to the House floor. Senator Mazie K. Hirono Tuesday (May 17) voted in support of more than $1 billion […]

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