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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To no one's surprise, President Cheeto Jesus announced yesterday that the United States would no long abide by The Paris Agreement, in which 150 or so nations agreed to take steps to limit harm climate change is doing to the world. "I was elected by the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris," Trump said nonsensically, according to this CNN report, as though the City of Light was … [Read more...] about Hawaii officials react to President Trump’s decision to withdraw from The Paris Agreement
1. According to an April 28 Sierra Club of Hawaii press release, state bill HB1593 has been deferred indefinitely, meaning it’s dead this legislative session. What did the bill do? A. Establish goals for fossil-free ground transportation in Hawaii. B. Provide financial support for low- and -middle-income households who want to invest in renewable energy equipment. C. Enacts … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about Maui Brewing Company’s Small Business Administration award?
Though more people ended up voting for Democrat Hillary Clinton, it is Republican Donald Trump who will be the next President of the United States. For those of us who believe in civil rights, the dangers of climate change and simple human decency, the night of Nov. 8 was one of the toughest of our lives. According to numbers compiled by The New York Times, Trump’s victory … [Read more...] about UPDATED: Trump Wins, America Loses: How the 2016 Election looks from Maui
1. On July 29, we posted a story on MauiTime.com listing the names of every Maui County candidate who’s signed up for public financing, according to the League of Women Voters. Which of following Maui County Council candidates is NOT on that list? A. Yuki Sugimura B. Dain Kane C. Mike White D. Keith Regan E. Joseph Blackburn 2. At the Democratic National Convention last … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: Do you know who nominated Bernie Sanders at the DNC?