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  • TSA suspends controversial transfers that were subject of Hawaii whistleblower complaints

    HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -
    Congressional investigators have begun looking into the Transportation Security Administration's controversial practice of involuntary employee reassignments with short notice, following a lawsuit filed by two former TSA managers in Hawaii.

    The two former senior TSA managers have filed discrimination and prohibited practices complaints that said they were transferred to mainland posts with only a few days notice after speaking out about security deficiencies at airports in the islands.

  • Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Votes Against Effort to Undermine Net Neutrality

    Washington, DC--Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) released the following statement today after voting against H.R. 2666, the No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access Act: 

  • Bangladesh's shameful response to religion critic killings

    (CNN) An innocent young man is brutally hacked to death in the street by marauding thugs with machetes, and the government's response is to effectively blame the victim. This is the outrageous and absurd situation in the supposed democratic state of Bangladesh, where a bloody campaign of terror is being waged against secularists and atheists who have criticized radical Islam. But rather than act to protect the rights and safety of its people, Bangladesh's leaders are coddling the killers and chastising the dead.

  • Sen. Merkley and Rep. Gabbard campaign for Bernie Sanders in Oregon

    EUGENE, Ore. - U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley and Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard are making stops throughout Oregon to campaign for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

    The two politicians visited Portland earlier Tuesday and then stopped in Eugene later that afternoon.

    Less than a week ago, Sanders rallied in Springfield.

    Merkley says he supports Sanders because he has the boldest efforts to tackle the big issues our nation is facing including homelessness and the use of fossil fuels.

  • 110 Members of Congress Support an Increase in Funding for Refugee Assistance and Resettlement

    On March 22, 2016, more than one hundred members of Congress joined a letter led by Reps. Juan Vargas, David Cicilline, Alcee Hastings, Ted Lieu, Bill Pascrell, and Adam Schiff to the House Appropriations Committee calling for an increase in funding for refugee assistance and resettlement programs in the FY2017 budget.

    FCNL's lead lobbyist on Human Rights and Civil Liberties Yasmine Taeb made the following statement: