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Two endorsements for Hannemann

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Island Contractors’ Association (HICA) has announced its endorsement of Democrat Mufi Hannemann for Congress from Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District. Gerald Yamada, HICA Director, stated, “The Hawaii Island Contractors’ Association supports Mufi Hannemann for the U.S. House of Representatives, 2nd District, because we know that he understands the construction industry and the […]

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Hannemann campaign tops $1M in fundraising

MEDIA RELEASE Democratic candidate Mufi Hannemann has reported his campaign for Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District had collected nearly $253,000 during the April to June 2012 quarter. That figure brings his fundraising total to more than $1 million since he announced his candidacy in August 2011. The campaign reported that Hannemann received impressive grassroots support from […]

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Kona Chamber hosts House, Senate forum (July 16)

MEDIA RELEASE The public is invited to a moderated candidate forum on Monday, July 16, for candidates for United States House and United States Senate. The forum starts earlier then usual, at 5:30 p.m., at Kealakehe High School Cafeteria. The Kealakehe High Yearbook Team will sell food (chili-rice-hot dogs-vegetarian option-rice) starting at 5 p.m. The […]

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Marx files Congressional nomination papers

Marx files Congressional nomination papers

MEDIA RELEASE Bob Marx, candidate for Hawaii’s Second Congressional District, has filed nomination papers with the Office of Elections. Marx is the only candidate from a neighbor island. Marx spoke to a group of people this week in Keaau, discussing the problems faced by areas on the neighbor islands and in rural Oahu. “I am […]

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Marx: Hawaii rail project least of state’s worries

Marx: Hawaii rail project least of state’s worries

MEDIA RELEASE The first concrete has been poured for Honolulu’s rail project, but according to Bob Marx, candidate for Hawaii’s Second Congressional District, “Rail is the least of worries [for the State].” Honolulu’s rail project is now projected to cost more than $5 billion, according to the project-financing plan prepared for the Federal Transit Administration. […]

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Marx: Social Security essential to elderly

Marx: Social Security essential to elderly

MEDIA RELEASE Bob Marx says he believes Social Security is an essential program that America’s retiring population counts on for economic stability. Forty percent of Americans aged 65 or older depend on Social Security to keep them from slipping below the poverty line. Despite the essential nature of the program, funds for retirees are running […]

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Marx: Indefinite detention violates civil rights

Marx: Indefinite detention violates civil rights

MEDIA RELEASE Bob Marx, Hilo lawyer and candidate for Hawaii’s Second Congressional District, spoke out on Monday against provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA allows the President to indefinitely detain individuals suspected of aiding or being involved with terrorists. The act would also allow the President to detain those who have […]

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Hannemann shares education platform

Hannemann shares education platform

MEDIA RELEASE The Hannemann for Congress campaign has released the first plank of its platform, focusing on improving America’s education system by strengthening early childhood education, providing greater support for teachers and improving access to affordable higher education. In releasing his education platform, Mufi Hannemann said, “The Hannemann family has always believed in the importance […]

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Marx on 'too big to fail' banks

Marx on ‘too big to fail’ banks

MEDIA RELEASE Bob Marx says banks must be broken up to increase competition and prevent future taxpayer funded bailouts from occurring. Marx, Democratic Candidate and small business owner in Hilo, Hawaii, Monday called on Congress to pass legislation to decentralize control of the country’s financial institutions. The announcement that JP Morgan Chase had a $2 […]

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Marx endorses Mortgage Rate Reduction Bill

Marx endorses Mortgage Rate Reduction Bill

MEDIA RELEASE Bob Marx supports “Responsible Homeowner’s Refinancing Act” to help struggling homeowners refinance their mortgages. Marx, the lone neighbor island candidate for Hawaii’s Second Congressional District, today endorsed legislation to help homeowners who are “underwater” on their mortgages refinance at a lower rate. Speaking to a group at a coffee talk in Keaau, Marx […]

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Marx on rising debt for Honolulu rail

Marx on rising debt for Honolulu rail

MEDIA RELEASE Bob Marx, Hilo attorney, bookstore owner, and candidate for Hawaii’s Second Congressional District, calls the Honolulu Rail Project an impossible financial burden on the entire state. Speaking to a group of students Friday in Pahoa, Marx addressed the issue of the Honolulu rail project. “This is Mufi Hannemann’s pet project that he abandoned […]

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Hannemann campaign announces co-chairs

Hannemann campaign announces co-chairs

MEDIA RELEASE Hannemann for Congress has announced its team of campaign co-chairs and reintroduced its island coordinators during the grand opening of its statewide campaign headquarters at 2024 N. King Street in Honolulu. The diverse team of five at-large campaign co-chairs includes women with distinguished backgrounds, representing every county in the state, who believe in […]

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Marx on the failing American Dream

Marx on the failing American Dream

MEDIA RELEASE Bob Marx, neighbor island candidate for Hawaii’s Second Congressional District, joined Rachel Thompson for his weekly web address. This week, the pair addressed the disappearing American Dream, the economy, education, and Marx’s candidacy. Marx was asked about the stagnant unemployment rate and bleak job forecast for many of his constituents. “I think you […]

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Hannemann earns two union endorsements

Hannemann earns two union endorsements

MEDIA RELEASE The International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots and IBEW Local 1357 have announced their endorsement of Mufi Hannemann in the race for Hawaii’s Second Congressional District, bringing Hannemann’s total labor support to 22 labor organizations with a combined membership of more than 120,000 working men and women from across the state. Randy […]

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