Sen. Mazie Hirono
Democrat • Hawaii • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 18 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 60 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 19 of 100)
- 160 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 42 of 100) 2 Made Into Law (Ranks 13 of 100)
Hirono was born on November 3, 1947 in Fukushima, Japan. At age seven, her mother brought her to Hawaii as she fled an abusive marriage. Hirono became a naturalized citizen in 1959. She graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a bachelor's degree in psychology. She earned her law degree from Georgetown University.
After graduating, she served as a Deputy Attorney General then practiced law in the private sector.http://mazieforcongress.com/index.cfm/preset/bio
In 1980, Hirono was elected to the the Hawaii state legislature. In 1994, she successfully ran for lieutenant governor. Hirono was also President of the National Commission on Teaching, America's Future as well as the Hawai'i Policy Group. In 2002, she was the Democratic nominee for governor, having defeated Rep. Ed Case in the primary. She lost in the general election, however, to Linda Lingle. http://mazieforcongress.com/index.cfm/preset/bio Read More...
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- Senate Committee on Armed Services
- Readiness and Management Support
- Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
- Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health
- Transportation and Infrastructure
- Water and Wildlife
- Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
- Senate Committee on the Judiciary
- Immigration, Refugees and Border Security
- Privacy, Technology and the Law
- the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.2048 - Encouraging Trade and Investment from New Zealand ActSponsor introductory remarks on measure Feb 26, 2014 14 Views
A bill to include New Zealand in the list of foreign states whose nationals are eligible for admission into the United States as E-1 and E-2 n...
S.1998 - Native Adult Education and Literacy Act of 2014Read twice and referred Feb 06, 2014 6 Views
A bill to amend the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act to reserve funds for American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and Tribal C...
S.1964 - Passenger Fee Restructuring Exemptions Act of 2014Read twice and referred Jan 27, 2014 6 Views
A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to exempt certain flights from increased aviation security service fees.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.2094Read twice and referred Mar 06, 2014 2 Views
A bill to provide for the establishment of nationally uniform and environmentally sound standards governing discharges incidental to the norma...
S.2069 - Small Business Tax Credit Accessibility ActRead twice and referred Feb 27, 2014 29 Views
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand and modify the credit for employee health insurance expenses of small employers.
S.Res.363Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Feb 26, 2014 41 Views
A resolution celebrating Black History Month.
Recent Voting History
S. 1917: Victims Protection Act of 2014
On the Cloture Motion S. 1917Aye (with party)March 06, 2014
S. 1752: Military Justice Improvement Act of 2013
On the Cloture Motion S. 1752Aye (with party)March 06, 2014
On the Nomination PN1106: Rose Eilene Gottemoeller, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International SecurityAye (with party)March 06, 2014