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Each member of Hawaii’s federal delegation has taken on a different role as the federal government struggles to respond to the growing coronavirus pandemic.
Federal Election Commission reports show that the congresswoman still had lots of money left over in her bank account at the end of March.
All four members of Hawaii’s federal delegation have come out in support of the former vice president to Hawaii’s own Barack Obama.
State health officials say they are trying to release more data and are open to providing whatever information people want to know.
The Hawaii congresswoman believes Health Director Bruce Anderson and State Epidemiologist Sarah Park have botched the response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Early indications are that coronavirus has hit some minority communities harder than others. In Hawaii, officials have yet to release detailed demographic statistics.
Three of Hawaii’s county mayors have asked Trump to implement a ban on air travel to the islands.
The Hawaii governor suspended state laws that allow citizens access to public meetings and records while officials struggle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
The money can be used to address affordable housing for some of the state’s most vulnerable populations, including the homeless, low-income and those diagnosed with HIV and AIDS.
The U.S. senator estimates that local residents will get an estimated $2.38 billion through direct payments and unemployment benefits.
Gov. David Ige has alarmed government watchdogs with his proclamations that shut the public out of public meetings and eliminates the release of public records.