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General Membership Meeting
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President's Message (Dorothy Lum)
League of Women Voters Programs
Current Honolulu LWV Items
National Program
Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation
Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday
Support Dollars for Programs of League
Welcome to New Members
Exemption of the H-3 Freeway from Federal Laws
People's Water Conference
Definition of [Water] Terms
Vote Count
League Calendar

Exemption of the H-3 Freeway from Federal Laws

The League of Women Voters of the United States and LWV of Hawaii opposed the bill before Congress which would exempt the H-3 Freeway from current and future federal laws. Other State Leagues have been contacted to write their Congressional Delegates on the matter, seen as setting a "dangerous precedent."

The statement said in part: "In a case such as this, where there is no pressing national interest in the H-3 highway extension, an exemption is totally unwarranted... We believe that it is not in the best interest of the country or the Congress for a legislative body to act to bypass laws enacted to protect the public health and the environment."

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