Today was opening day of the 2016 Hawai`i Legislature. Kat was down at the capitol will fill you in tomorrow on what the plans are for the House and Senate.
Here are two Civil Beat stories to give us a sampling of what’s to come…
How Will Senate Leadership Shuffle Affect Key Issues?
The change in leadership at the Hawaii Senate is raising concerns over the consolidation of some committees and the loss of expertise running others.
Nathan Eagle, January 20, 2016
Hawaii Speaker: Lottery Bill A ‘Distinct Possibility’
Other key issues for the Legislature include housing, homelessness, fiscal accountability, education, oversight, sustainability and family care.
Chad Blair, January 15, 2016