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News Releases

Watchdog group urges Ige to release COVID records

The following was issued as a news release by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii on Aug. 24, 2020. ___________ The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii says the lack of transparency is ‘eroding public trust in the management of the pandemic’ HONOLULU, Aug. 24, 2020 >> The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii today

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New tool lets citizens balance Hawaii budget

The following is a news release that was issued by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii on June 19, 2020. _______________ The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii tool shows 15% cuts across the board and delaying salary increases would be enough to erase the deficit   HONOLULU, June 19, 2020 >> Hawaii citizens now can try their hand

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Happy birthday, Jones Act … not!

This news release was issued June 5, 2020. ____________________ The best gift for this 100-year-old law that harms Hawaii would be to modernize it for the 21st century HONOLULU, June 5, 2020 >> Today marks the centennial of the Jones Act, the federal protectionist law well known for restricting the shipment of goods between

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Grassroot Institute details how to rescue Hawaii’s economy

This is a news release that was issued by the Grassroot Institute of Hawai on May 22, 2020. _____________ The institute urges best practices for a successful recovery HONOLULU, May 22, 2020 >> The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii today published a new policy brief, “Road map to prosperity,” that offers almost two

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News release: ‘Let Hawaii Work’

NEWS RELEASE, from the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii. For more information, contact petition coordinator Josh Mason at 918-261-8444 or jmason@grassrootinstittute.org. _________________ New petition urges lifting of lockdown so Hawaii residents can get back to work HONOLULU, April 30, 2020 >> The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii has launched a petition drive calling on Gov.

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Diverse groups with common cause urge policymakers to let sun shine in

Signers call for restoration of open government in Hawaii NEWS RELEASE from the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii HONOLULU, March 31, 2020 >> Common Cause Hawaii sent a letter today to Gov. David Ige and the state’s four county mayors, signed by more than 40 groups and individuals, imploring them to restore open government in Hawaii. Hawaii’s

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Watchdog group urges Ige to release COVID records

The following was issued as a news release by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii on Aug. 24, 2020. ___________ The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii says the lack of transparency is ‘eroding public trust in the management of the pandemic’ HONOLULU, Aug. 24, 2020 >> The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii today

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New tool lets citizens balance Hawaii budget

The following is a news release that was issued by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii on June 19, 2020. _______________ The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii tool shows 15% cuts across the board and delaying salary increases would be enough to erase the deficit   HONOLULU, June 19, 2020 >> Hawaii citizens now can try their hand

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Happy birthday, Jones Act … not!

This news release was issued June 5, 2020. ____________________ The best gift for this 100-year-old law that harms Hawaii would be to modernize it for the 21st century HONOLULU, June 5, 2020 >> Today marks the centennial of the Jones Act, the federal protectionist law well known for restricting the shipment of goods between

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Grassroot Institute details how to rescue Hawaii’s economy

This is a news release that was issued by the Grassroot Institute of Hawai on May 22, 2020. _____________ The institute urges best practices for a successful recovery HONOLULU, May 22, 2020 >> The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii today published a new policy brief, “Road map to prosperity,” that offers almost two

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News release: ‘Let Hawaii Work’

NEWS RELEASE, from the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii. For more information, contact petition coordinator Josh Mason at 918-261-8444 or jmason@grassrootinstittute.org. _________________ New petition urges lifting of lockdown so Hawaii residents can get back to work HONOLULU, April 30, 2020 >> The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii has launched a petition drive calling on Gov.

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Diverse groups with common cause urge policymakers to let sun shine in

Signers call for restoration of open government in Hawaii NEWS RELEASE from the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii HONOLULU, March 31, 2020 >> Common Cause Hawaii sent a letter today to Gov. David Ige and the state’s four county mayors, signed by more than 40 groups and individuals, imploring them to restore open government in Hawaii. Hawaii’s

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