Legislative Conference Committees Focus on Homelessness By Wayne Yoshioka • Apr 19, 2016 ShareTweetEmail State lawmakers address homelessness and housing in last two weeks of the 2016 session. Credit Wayne Yoshioka Listen Listening... / 3:32 Joint Conference Committees State Senate and House lawmakers began working out their differences on more than 300 bills today. A high priority this session was homelessness and affordable housing. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports. Tags: HPR2newshomelessnessstate legislatureShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread.