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Legislature 2021

Hawaii House Announces Leadership, Committee Changes PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hawaii House Announces Leadership, Committee Changes

The House has added two committees, and combined several others.
Hawaii Senate Announces New Committee Assignments Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Hawaii Senate Announces New Committee Assignments

The chamber's leaders and most committee chairs have retained their posts.
More Rental Subsidies In 2021? House Lawmakers Say It’s An Open Question

More Rental Subsidies In 2021? House Lawmakers Say It’s An Open Question

There's still overwhelming demand for rental assistance in the last quarter of 2020.
Police Standards Board Asking For More Time, Money — Again Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2016

Police Standards Board Asking For More Time, Money — Again

The Legislature has already declined to take up two similar requests that would give the board more time to put in place statewide standards and a certification process for cops.
Campaign Spending Commission: Ad Reporting Law Needs Changed Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Campaign Spending Commission: Ad Reporting Law Needs Changed

The proposal is among a package of bills the commission plans to push forward to the Legislature.