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I am always telling our federal agencies and contractors that if they bring work to Hawaii, they need to hire read more

I am always telling our federal agencies and contractors that if they bring work to Hawaii, they need to hire Hawaii residents.

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[Akaka said yesterday the future of Hawaiian programs could hinge on whether the bill is successful.] When that happens, the read more

[Akaka said yesterday the future of Hawaiian programs could hinge on whether the bill is successful.] When that happens, the courts I think will view these cases differently, ... But it will be in the hands of the courts.

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[Akaka and others in the delegation downplayed the Justice Department's statement yesterday.] Every practical policy issue raised by DOJ in read more

[Akaka and others in the delegation downplayed the Justice Department's statement yesterday.] Every practical policy issue raised by DOJ in our negotiations has been addressed and resolved, ... Although I realize and respect that there are those who have differing views, the bill is constitutional.

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As it has for America's other indigenous peoples, I believe the United States must fulfill its responsibility to Native Hawaiians.

As it has for America's other indigenous peoples, I believe the United States must fulfill its responsibility to Native Hawaiians.

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There is a human capital crisis in the federal government. Not only are we losing the decades of talent as read more

There is a human capital crisis in the federal government. Not only are we losing the decades of talent as civil servants retire, we are not doing enough to develop and nurture the next generation of public servants.

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It is imperative that we make consumers more aware of the long-term effects of their financial decisions, particularly in managing read more

It is imperative that we make consumers more aware of the long-term effects of their financial decisions, particularly in managing their credit card debt, so that they can avoid financial pitfalls that may lead to bankruptcy.

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We have never intended to 'cut into the pie' of funding for Indian programs and services,

We have never intended to 'cut into the pie' of funding for Indian programs and services,

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Congress has a duty to taxpayers to make informed decisions when carrying out its legislative, appropriation, and oversight functions. Such read more

Congress has a duty to taxpayers to make informed decisions when carrying out its legislative, appropriation, and oversight functions. Such decisions require access to timely and accurate information, and when access is restricted, we are unable to provide oversight and fulfill our constitutional responsibilities.

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I am delighted the president has signed this bill, ... Hawaii can now begin to develop alternative sources of water.

I am delighted the president has signed this bill, ... Hawaii can now begin to develop alternative sources of water.

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I have witnessed how education opens doors, and I know that when sound instruction takes place, students experience the joys read more

I have witnessed how education opens doors, and I know that when sound instruction takes place, students experience the joys of new-found knowledge and the ability to excel.

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