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Free Workshops around Oahu, Dec. 4-18

The Public Access Room (PAR) is offering our legislative process workshop at numerous locations around Oahu. The workshop/presentation “Your Voice!” is about an hour in length, and covers the Legislature and how to effectively participate in the legislative process. Topics … Continue reading

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Choosing a Replacement for House District 46

As a result of being appointed to the Hawaii Labor Relations Board, Marcus R. Oshiro is no longer the Representative for House District 46. His term ended 10/24/2017. Wondering how his replacement is chosen? See Hawaii Revised Statute §17-4 (a), below. … Continue reading

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PAR Workshops Scheduled for Maui: Sept. 18-22

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Special Session Called; Opportunity to Testify on Rail Funding Bill

The Legislature’s webmasters have set up a special page for information on the 2017 Special Session called for Monday, August 28th. It can be found here: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/splsession.aspx?year=2017a. This is where you’ll find links to the rail funding bill, “SB1 Relating to Transportation Financing” … Continue reading

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PAR Workshops scheduled for Big Island: Sept. 11-14

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13 Bills Vetoed

It’s the Governor’s veto deadline (July 11), and he has chosen to veto 13 bills, allowing two others on his intent-to-veto list to become law without his signature. Here’s a link to his press release, presenting rationale for his vetoes: … Continue reading

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No “Override” Special Session

Here’s the link to the Governor’s Intent to Veto list: http://capitol.hawaii.gov/advreports/advreport.aspx?year=2017&report=deadline&rpt_type=gov_intent&measuretype=HB,SB,GM&title=Governor%27s%20Intent%20to%20Veto  

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