Monthly Archives: January 2019

Your testimony is needed now, today on – Cannabis, Pesticide Drift, Minimum Wage, Automatic Voter Registration

It’s time to rock and roll my friends. Important bill’s are being scheduled at the legislature and your testimony, both in person and via email is important.  Trust me on this.  While some think that just a little ole email … Continue reading

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Hawaii Call To Action: Your testimony needed now on cannabis, pesticide drift, living wage and more

https://mailchi.mp/garyhooser/legalization-of-cannabis-automatic-voter-registration-avr-pesticide-drift-increased-fines-living-wage-your-testimony-is-needed-this-week

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Automatic Voter Registration – Save money AND improve access to voting

Every politician wants to “do something” and “accomplish stuff”.  It is a natural inclination to want to make a mark, and to have accomplishments of significance to point to when running for reelection. The challenge is that most “stuff” is … Continue reading

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The reforms that make all other reform possible – starting with automatic voter registration.

Reforming and improving the way we conduct campaigns and elections, will allow us to reinvigorate our democracy and thus pave the way to changing public policy for the better, at all levels.  These reforms include campaign finance reform, public financing … Continue reading

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Mahalo to the good folks at TSA. We owe you, big time.

Wracking my brain as to what I can do to support the good people working for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), during this ongoing government shutdown.  They are working very hard for all of us, literally keeping our economy afloat, … Continue reading

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Living Wage Legislation – Radical Leftist Concept or Essential Centrist Thinking?

In response to my previous column “Hawaii’s minimum wage needs to start at $17 and strive to be a living wage” https://bit.ly/2AA8W8D a woman wrote to me saying “I have voted for you in the past but it seems you … Continue reading

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