Sen. Mazie Hirono
Democrat • Hawaii • 1st Term • Sworn In 2013
- 30 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 25 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 11 of 100)
- 161 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 18 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 59 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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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.Res.233Referred to the Committee Jul 28, 2015 12 Views
A resolution recognizing July 28, 2015, as "World Hepatitis Day".
S.1855Read twice and referred Jul 23, 2015 3 Views
A bill to provide special foreign military sales status to the Philippines.
S.1778 - TELE-MED Act of 2015Read twice and referred Jul 15, 2015 6 Views
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit certain Medicare providers licensed in a State to provide telemedicine servic...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Res.243Referred to the Committee Aug 05, 2015 59 Views
A resolution celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Small Business Development Centers of the United States.
S.1981 - Equal Employment for All Act of 2015Read twice and referred Aug 05, 2015 26 Views
A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the ...
S.1998 - Middle Class CHANCE ActRead twice and referred Aug 05, 2015 22 Views
A bill to improve college affordability.
Recent Voting History
S. 1881: A bill to prohibit Federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 1881Nay (with party)August 03, 2015
H.R. 3236: Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 3236Aye (with party)July 30, 2015
H.R. 22: Transportation Funding Act of 2015
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 22Aye (with party)July 30, 2015