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Summer 1997


President's Message (Jean Aoki)
Bonnie Campbell Keynotes Violence Against Women Forum
State League Convention
Should We Mandate Expenditure Limits? (Robert Y. Watada)
Making Democracy Work
Open Government Coalition (Eve S. Anderson)
E-mail v. Public Officials and the Sunshine Law
United Nations DPI/NGO Conference
Voting Requirements for a Constitutional Convention
Local League News - Hawaii County
Local League News - Honolulu
Local League News - Kauai
State Board Action
Get the Lowdown on the Legislature (Richard Borreca)
LWV of Kauai Wins Award
Fourth Annual Violence Against Women Luncheon Forum
Council '97

State Board Action

At its July 12 meeting, the state board authorized:

  • Concurrence on amendment to League position on campaign finance to include direct as well as indirect public financing of election campaigns for state and county offices

  • A more intensive campaign to lobby citizens too oppose a constitutional convention at this time

  • League's membership in the Freedom of Information Coalition

  • Appointment of Andy Parks of Kauai as off-board chair of the Environmental Protection Committee

  • The publication and distribution of 5,000 - 10,000 pamphlets on "Charter Schools" by our Education Committee. (The committee will seek private funding for this.)
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