Hawai'i Women's Legislative Caucus Update

Apr 23, 2013

Women's Legislative Caucus (Front Row, L-R) Reps. Jo Jordan, Linda Ichiyama, Cynthia Thielen, Sharon Har, Mele Carrol, Rida Cabanilla, (Back Row, L-R) Reps. Jessica Wooley, Lauren Cheape, Nicole Lowen, Dee Morikawa, Cindy Evans, Della Au Bellati, Karen Awana

The Governor signed the Compassionate Care Bill into law yesterday … which provides female sexual assault victims access to emergency contraception upon request.  The measure was the top priority for women lawmakers this session… but there are more bills they want passed in the final days before adjournment May 2nd.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports …