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Senate passes more than 170 measures

MEDIA RELEASE On April 30, the Hawaii State Senate voted to pass 174 measures, ahead of Thursday, the last day of the 2013 Legislative Session. It marked the 59th day of the 27th Legislature and the Senate and House are taking final votes on bills agreed to by House and Senate conference committees over the [...]

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House, Senate meet for first conference committee session

MEDIA RELEASE The conference meeting to negotiate differences in the state budget between the House and Senate was held a week earlier than normal to allow more discussion time for conference members and avoid the last minute rush to act on other fiscal bills. In his opening remarks, Senate Ways and Means Chair, David Ige [...]

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House, Senate ready to begin conference committee meetings

MEDIA RELEASE House Finance Chair Sylvia Luke and Senate Ways and Means Chair David Ige have announced that the first conference committee meeting on the state budget is set for 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 11 in room 309 at the State Capitol. The conference committee meetings for the state budget are being held a week [...]

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Bills move ahead of Second Crossover

Senate approves 136 measures: House moves on more than 150 bills

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Abercrombie appoints Keith-Agaran to state Senate

Gov. Neil Abercrombie today announced the appointment of Gilbert Samuel Coloma Keith-Agaran to state Senate to represent Hawaii’s 5th senatorial district, a seat recently left vacant by Lt. Gov. Shan S. Tsutsui. The appointment is effective immediately.

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LaFrance announces for Senate 3

MEDIA RELEASE Real estate broker Jeff LaFrance has announced he is running for the Senate District 3 seat, representing Kona to South Point, in the Hawaii State Senate. LaFrance filed papers June 5 making his official entry into the Senate 3 race. LaFrance is a retired contractor, alarm company operator, a lifetime farmer, and real [...]

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State Senate honors Akaka

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii State Senate has presented the honorable U. S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka with a Certificate of Recognition for being selected as a recipient of the Harry S. Truman Award. The Harry S. Truman Award is the highest recognition given to a lawmaker by the National Guard Association of the United States. [...]

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State Senate observes five-day recess

MEDIA RELEASE The Senate began its five-day recess on Thursday, Feb. 23. During this time, legislators may use this opportunity to spend time in their communities and with their constituencies, including providing their constituents with updates on pending legislation. During a recess, the Legislature does not formally convene for floor session. However, legislative offices are [...]

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Latest reapportionment maps give fourth Senate seat to Big Isle

No new House seat, but Nakashima and Chang will square off; one open House seat

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‘Our Capitol is leading by example’

Special to Hawaii 24/7 by Senate Majority Caucus In April 2011, the Hawaii State Senate was recognized by Gov. Neil Abercrombie for its efforts to reduce energy use and support green business practice. Through the Paperless Initiative, the Senate has significantly reduced the Senate’s paper usage by 80 percent since the program was put in [...]

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