We’ve just passed a major deadline — First Crossover. The majority of bills introduced will have failed to make it this far, and you can access a quick report that will show you the bills that have survived, their current descriptions and status. It’s a great time to scan what’s still alive to make sure you’re aware of the legislation that’s moving forward. Something that started out as a bill you…
Read more… First Crossover. What’s Survived?
The booklets have arrived.
The incredibly handy, pocket-sized “Hawaii Directory of Public Officials 2012″ (which lists contact information for Hawaii’s legislators) is here. And once again its publisher, the Hawaii Institute of Public Affairs (HIPA), has generously provided the Public Access Room with an ample supply for distribution to our patrons.
Come on by (Room 401, State Capitol) and pick up a copy — and take a few more to distribute to your family,…
Read more… They’re in!
The Public Access Room’s (PAR’s) November 2011 newsletter walks you through the changes to the Hawaii State Legislature’s website, and highlights the new features. Take a moment and explore the changes now, before the Session starts up in January. It’s available on the PAR website.
And remember, PAR’s there to help – don’t hesitate to call (808/587-0478) or email ([email protected])!
Check out the Legislative Reference Bureau’s (LRB’s) Supplemental Information Relating to Bills Passed.
This LRB report is helpful in tracking the measures that have been sent to the Governor. It includes a subject index, a list of the HRS sections affected by bills that have passed, and even a summary of the total appropriations included in the executive budget bill.
The booklets have arrived!
The incredibly handy “Hawaii Directory of Elected Officials 2011” is here. And once again its publisher, the Hawaii Institute of Public Affairs (HIPA), has generously provided the Public Access Room with an ample supply for distribution to our patrons.
Come on by (Room 401, State Capitol) and pick up a copy — and take a few more to distribute to your…
Read more… They’re in!
“Are the little books here?” That’s one of the most popular questions in Room 401 these days. The short answer is: “Not yet…but soon!”
The incredibly handy “Hawaii Directory of Elected Officials” is published by the Hawaii Institute of Public Affairs (HIPA). They’ve been most generous in providing large numbers of them to the Public Access Room for distribution to our patrons.
We’ll let you know as soon as the booklets…
Read more… Are the “little books” in yet?
The Public Access Room’s (PAR’s) January 2011 Newsletter has some articles, information and inspiration we hope you’ll find helpful as Session gets underway. Head over to PAR’s website and find it on the “Newsletters” page.
Best of Session to one and all!
FYI – If you would like to subscribe to PAR’s newsletter and alert list, please send us an email ([email protected]) with a request to “subscribe.” Mahalo!
Getting ready to come visit the Capitol for Opening Day (January 19)? Some legislators have moved offices, others are new to the building. The Public Access Room has updated its Capitol floor maps and directory (House & Senate Room, Phone, Fax) so you’ll be able to find your way around.