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Legalized Gambling: A State or County Issue? (Sue Dursin)
League of Women Voters of Hawaii Goals and Objectives
Hawaii State Ethics Commission Courts Unwelcome Attention (Jean Aoki)
Phoenix Rail System Cuts Back on Service (Honolulu News) (Pearl Johnson)
Local Leader & League Member Recognized by Foundation
Applauding LWV-US for Another Successful Convention
National LWV Elects New President
Agriculture Group Will Focus on Regulations
LWV-Hawaii Proposed Budget 2010-2011
LWV of Honolulu Ed Fund Seeks Nominees (Robin Loomis)
Mahalo Honolulu Contributors
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Local Leader & League Member Recognized by Foundation

Les Ihara, Jr, a veteran leader of the Hawaii Legislature and a long-time advocate for the role of citizens in politics and government, has been elected a member of the Board of Directors of the Kettering Foundation, a research foundation with offices in Dayton, Ohio, Washington, D.C., and New York City. “Les Ihara’s distinguished career in public life connects with the foundation’s research into the roles of citizens in politics and government,” said David Mathews, Kettering Foundation president.

In a legislative career that began in 1986, Ihara has held a number of leadership positions. Senator Ihara currently serves as Majority Policy Leader and focuses on ethics, campaign finance, open government, citizen participation, civil rights, consumer protection, environmental, and aging issues.

The focus of the Kettering Foundation’s research is: What does it take to make democracy work as it should? For more information about the Kettering Foundation’s research and its publications, visit the foundation’s Web site, www.kettering.org.

Kettering Foundation Announcement

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