The most common excuse offered to justify inaction by legislators at all levels of government is a claim of pragmatism. Lawmakers are fond to talk about playing the “long game” preferring to keep their heads down, avoid risks, build seniority, and hold on to their seats.
We have residents living under bridges and in encampments along the side of the road. Far too many of our friends and neighbors struggle daily, working multiple jobs just to get by. Our streams and reefs are dying, and our coastlines rapidly dropping into the ocean.
The legislative session in Hawaii is on. Hawaii residents on every island, must via our collective action impress upon our legislators state-wide that we will not wait passively in the shadows while they play their long game.
The urgency is real and the needs are great. Click on this Mailchimp link to read the rest and to take action! https://mailchi.mp/garyhooser/house-moves-to-block-county-covid-travel-restrictions