Hawaii in the Nation's Capitol
The Hawaii congresswoman wants survivors to have option to seek reimbursable care from non-VA and TRICARE medical providers.
Legislation would reauthorize BrandUSA, a public-private partnership that promotes travel.
Schatz and Hanabusa have spent a combined $2.8M so far, far less than many states, especially in the South.
Sen. Hirono will welcome more than 30 Hawaii companies, groups and vendors to the U.S. Capitol.
The senator received assurances from the agency that the Florida company towing banners above Oahu must follow the city's ordinances.
Items of interest you may have missed this week, and a look ahead.
The ACT Now for Veterans legislation is co-sponsored by Congressman Adam Kinzinger, an Illinois Republican.
Action comes as country launches ground offensive into the Gaza Strip.
The U.S. senator and the U.S. representative talked about American interests in the Middle East, the VA and their experiences in Washington, D.C.
Rep. Gabbard sided with most Democrats in opposing GOP measure; Rep. Hanabusa did not vote.
They want a firsthand look at the crisis of migrant children from Central America.
Rep. Gabbard says Obama's request may not be "in the best interests of the United States and the American people."
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