It’s certainly nice to see huge support out there for House Bill 2126, which ensures that key Affordable Care Act provisions will continue for Hawaii residents, even if the federal government finally succeeds in destroying them. Representatives Lynn DeCoite, D–Hana, Lanai, Molokai, and Angus McKelvey, D–West Maui, were among the bill’s many introducers. “The purpose of this … [Read more...] about HB 2126, which preserves Affordable Care Act provisions for Hawaii residents, is great–mostly
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1. Last week, William Bradford–the Director of the Department of Energy’s Office of Indian Energy in the Trump Administration–resigned after myriad news reports chronicled his racist and misogynistic statements. On Sept. 1, which Hawaii official sent out a news release celebrating Bradford’s resignation? A. U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono B. U.S. Senator Brian Schatz C. U.S. Rep. … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How much do you know about Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s meeting with Maui DACA recipients?
1. On May 22, the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism released a new report showing that Hawaii’s total consumer debt per capita rose to $67,010 in 2015. Where does rank nationwide? A. 2nd B. 10th C. 21st D. 37th E. 45th 2. On May 19, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D–Hawaii, announced that she would no longer accept any campaign contributions from … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about consumer debt levels in Hawaii?
1. On May 3, the state Attorney General’s office released its annual report on firearms registrations for 2016. According to the report, in 2016 what was the most common reason for firearm permits to get denied? A. Disorderly conduct B. Assault C. Medical marijuana patient D. Mental health issue/treatment E. Abuse of family/household member 2. Maui Rep. Joe Souki resigned … [Read more...] about QuizUnderstood: How much do you know about former House Speaker Joe Souki’s career?
With the executive branch of the federal government now firmly in the hands of a greasy, deranged former game show host bloated with both astonishing narcissism and embarrassing ignorance, and Congress run by craven right-wingers who will let President Baby Donald Trump do what he wants as long as it means they can slash the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, the Department of … [Read more...] about 10 Bills You Need To Know If You Care About Hawaii