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One key bill is dead but lawmakers should still act on other legislation that could improve our jam-packed, aging correctional facilities.
Dozens of bills introduced by the state House and Senate augur well for major improvements if lawmakers can actually seal the deals.
Bills moving through the Hawaii Legislature call for the state to adopt California’s appliance efficiency standards. It’s a no-brainer, folks.
When it comes to measures that might affect their power, lawmakers won’t even hold public hearings.
The House Judiciary Committee should reject an Office of Information Practices proposal to codify government secrecy.
UPDATED: The Legislature should not abandon bills to decriminalize or legalize recreational cannabis. And they certainly should not be stopped at the committee level.
Lawmakers and the governor should strongly consider the findings and recommendations in this impressive task force report.