The top four Democratic presidential candidates, according to recent polling: Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Michael Bloomberg, and Elizabeth Warren The Democratic Presidential Primary Election for the State of Hawai‘i is coming up on April 4, and if you’re left wondering How do I sign up for that again? – well, chances are you missed a deadline. The last day to register for the … [Read more...] about Get Ready to Vote in the Upcoming Presidential Primary Election
In an interview with Vox published on Mar. 20, Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, discussed his plan for debt-free college. According to the article, his bill, the “Debt Free College Act of 2018,” will be introduced Thursday and account for the full cost of college, including living expenses, food and books. Aid would be given to students through need-based grants, unlike … [Read more...] about Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz releases debt-free college plan
With a massive data breach at the credit reporting agency Equifax possibly exposing an astonishing 143 million Americans to identity theft and fraud, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz, D–Hawaii, has reintroduced his Stop Errors in Credit Use and Reporting (which he shortens to "SECURE”) Act. The bill would help consumers by making credit reports more accurate and easier to understand … [Read more...] about Equifax data breach prompts Hawaii U.S. Senator Brian Schatz to reintroduce his ‘SECURE’ Act
Such are the times we live in that a group of Democratic U.S. Senators, including Hawaii’s own Mazie Hirono and Brian Schatz, are sponsoring a new bill that would “prohibit the creation of any immigration-related registry program that classifies people based on their religion, race, age, gender, ethnicity, national origin, nationality, or citizenship.” Other Senate introducers … [Read more...] about Hawaii Senators Back Protect American Families Act, which prohibits immigrant-based registry
Though Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is a rising star within the Democratic Party, ultimately endorsed Hillary Clinton for president (after first endorsing Bernie Sanders, of course) and easily won reelection this year, she's been ominously quiet on the issue of President-elect Donald Trump's appalling appointees and nominations. Most notably, her signature did NOT appear with 169 of her … [Read more...] about Why didn’t Rep. Tulsi Gabbard join 169 of her colleagues in denouncing Trump appointee Stephen Bannon?