Sen. Mazie Hirono
Democrat • Hawaii • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 12 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 70 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 12 of 99)
- 123 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 51 of 100) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 7 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.1588Committee on Veterans' Affairs Oct 30, 2013 7 Views
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for reimbursement for emergency medical treatment to certain veterans that...
S.1492Read twice and referred Sep 10, 2013 10 Views
A bill for the relief of Vichai Sae Tung (also known as Chai Chaowasaree).
S.1432 - Ka'u Coast Preservation ActRead twice and referred Aug 01, 2013 7 Views
A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating portions of the Ka'u Coast in the State...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.1746 - Federal Employees Responsible Investment ActRead twice and referred Nov 20, 2013 8 Views
A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for a corporate responsibility investment option under the Thrift Savings Plan.
S.Res.305Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Nov 20, 2013 11 Views
A resolution recognizing National Native American Heritage Month and celebrating the heritages and cultures of Native Americans and the contri...
S.1697 - Strong Start for America's Children ActRead twice and referred Nov 13, 2013 14 Views
A bill to support early learning.
Recent Voting History
On the Concurrent Resolution S.Con.Res. 28Aye (with party)November 21, 2013
S. 1197: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
On the Cloture Motion S. 1197Aye (with party)November 21, 2013
On the Cloture Motion PN527: Patricia Ann Millett, of Virginia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia CircuitAye (with party)November 21, 2013