Pod Squad: The People Need A Stronger Voice In Hawaii Policy

Sens. Laura Thielen and Russell Ruderman say it's time to get the public involved in the conversation even if it doesn't pass.
By April Estrellon /

The Pod Squad is back — and on the road! This week the Pod Squad heads to the State Capitol for a talk with Democratic state Sens. Laura Thielen and Russell Ruderman. The senators are sponsoring two pieces of legislation they say will improve democracy in Hawaii.

Senate Bill 2754 proposes amendments to the state Constitution to provide for a citizen’s initiative process, while Senate Bill 2753 proposes a constitutional amendment to limit the terms of members of the Legislature.

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