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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.
A recent major ruling from the Hawaii Supreme Court makes clear the necessity of government transparency.