Post-2023 Legislative Session Workshop
You’ve made it through another year’s legislative session. After a few weeks of recuperation, join us for a Zoom workshop to help focus on what you can do when the legislators aren’t in session.We’ll explore tips on regrouping, the status of pending legislation, and actions you can take during the interim to try to move your issue forward. We’ll also try our best to answer any questions you…
Read more… Session’s Pau… What Now?!
If you missed our workshops on the conference stage of the legislative process, you can view the 4/12/2023 session here: Conference Workshop Video
Some Helpful Information
Conference, when the House and Senate will attempt to come to agreement on the final draft of hundreds of bills, will take place this year between Monday, 4/17, and Friday, 4/28. The conference procedures have been posted: https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/Docs/2023CommitteesOnConferenceProcedures.pdf….
Read more… Conference Workshop Video
It’s that time of year! The conference period (this year, April 17 – April 28) is when select legislators meet to determine whether and in what form surviving legislation should be presented for a final vote in each chamber. Conference meetings are open to the public, but the whole process can be a bit confusing. Join us over Zoom to discuss what’s next for bills that have already made it…
Read more… Zoom Workshop on the Conference Process
With the 2023 Regular Session well under way, in this Zoom training we’ll take a look at how to stay on top of things. Hearing notices, committee reports, amended drafts, the decking deadline! We’ll cover some tips to help keep it all in perspective, improve your advocacy efforts, and make your work this session a little easier.
We’re offering this free Zoom training at three different dates/times. Plan on 45…
Read more… Keeping Up With the Legislature
The 2023 Regular Session is just around the corner (it opens on Wednesday, January 18, at 10:00 a.m.). Register for one of the Public Access Room’s training sessions and learn more about advocacy, the legislature’s website, and the session calendar and its deadlines. Learn How to Use Your Voice at the Legislature
Our free “Your Voice” training focuses on how to advocate at the Hawaii State Legislature. We’ll cover everything…
Read more… Register for a Training Session
The Public Access Room (PAR) is happy to offer Zoom workshops for groups who want to learn more about the legislative process and getting involved. We can also set up one-on-one tutorials. There’s never a fee, we’re non-partisan, and we can adapt the information depending on your level of involvement, knowledge, and interest. Just call 808/587-0478 or email us [email protected]. Workshops can cover using the new website, understanding the…
Read more… Want to Learn More?
Learn about the conference process and how to follow the action! Register for PAR’s Zoom workshop being held on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. Register here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kdOirrzgtHtQvfn2oRuZkIdnc35ZPGRF8
Ready to think about what you’ll be doing after May 5, the end of the 2022 Regular Session? We’ll talk about how to make the best of the interim at our Zoom workshop on Wednesday, May 4,…
Read more… Workshops: Conference & Using the Interim
During March 2022, PAR will be offering the following workshops over Zoom:
The Budget Bill’s Journey – Learn how the State budget is created, the process the budget bill goes through, and how to make sense of the information.
Wednesday, March 16, at 6:00 pm, Click Here to Register
Floor Sessions & Orders of the Day – An overview of the action that takes place when…
Read more… Upcoming Online Workshops
Get ready for session and learn more about getting involved at the State legislature! You can sign up for one of our Zoom workshops by emailing us at [email protected] or calling 808/587-0478.
“Your Voice”: Tuesday, January 11, 5:00 p.m. Overview of the legislature and how to add your voice to the process“The Bill to Law Process”: Wednesday, January 19, 5:00 p.m. Walk through the process with an…
Read more… Upcoming Workshops
Want to learn more about the “Bill to Law Process”? or “Using the Interactive Features of the Legislature’s Website”? or how about “Communicating with Legislators”? Head to PAR’s YouTube page and check out our recent webinars!