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Testimony & Letters

Testimony: Creating open-records loophole would be a mistake

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration March 23, 2022, by the House Committee on Government Reform. _______________ To: House Committee on Government Reform       Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair       Rep. Tina Wildberger, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of

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Testimony: Open-records exemption would open Pandora’s box

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration March 24, 2022, by the Senate Committee on Government Operations. _______________ To: Senate Committee on Government Operations       Sen. Sharon Y. Moriwaki, Chair       Sen. Donovan M. Dela Cruz, Vice Chair From: Grassroot

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Testimony: Extending cryptocurrency “sandbox” seems best option for now

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration March 22, 2022, by the Senate Committees on Commerce and Consumer Protection and Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism. _______________ To: Senate Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection       Sen. Rosalyn H. Baker, Chair    

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Testimony: New language sabotages land-use bill

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration March 22, 2022, by the House Committees on Water and Land and Government Operations. _______________ To: Senate Committee on Water and Land       Sen. Lorraine R. Inouye, Chair       Sen. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran,

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Testimony: SB2922 SD2 shows promise for helping ease housing shortage

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration March 17, 2022, by the House Committee on Housing. _______________ To: House Committee on Housing       Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura, Chair       Rep Troy N. Hashimoto, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii

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Testimony: SB3252 SD2 has potential to improve access to public records

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration March 16, 2022, by the House Committee on Government Reform. _______________ To: House Committee on Government Reform       Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair       Rep. Tina Wildberger, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of

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Testimony: Creating open-records loophole would be a mistake

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration March 23, 2022, by the House Committee on Government Reform. _______________ To: House Committee on Government Reform       Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair       Rep. Tina Wildberger, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of

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Testimony: Open-records exemption would open Pandora’s box

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration March 24, 2022, by the Senate Committee on Government Operations. _______________ To: Senate Committee on Government Operations       Sen. Sharon Y. Moriwaki, Chair       Sen. Donovan M. Dela Cruz, Vice Chair From: Grassroot

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Testimony: Extending cryptocurrency “sandbox” seems best option for now

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration March 22, 2022, by the Senate Committees on Commerce and Consumer Protection and Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism. _______________ To: Senate Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection       Sen. Rosalyn H. Baker, Chair    

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Testimony: New language sabotages land-use bill

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration March 22, 2022, by the House Committees on Water and Land and Government Operations. _______________ To: Senate Committee on Water and Land       Sen. Lorraine R. Inouye, Chair       Sen. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran,

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Testimony: SB2922 SD2 shows promise for helping ease housing shortage

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration March 17, 2022, by the House Committee on Housing. _______________ To: House Committee on Housing       Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura, Chair       Rep Troy N. Hashimoto, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii

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Testimony: SB3252 SD2 has potential to improve access to public records

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration March 16, 2022, by the House Committee on Government Reform. _______________ To: House Committee on Government Reform       Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair       Rep. Tina Wildberger, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of

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