Senator Laura Thielen Legislature Approves Nearly 1,000 Bills (No Surprise, Some Propose to Raise Taxes) By Wayne Yoshioka • Mar 5, 2019 The State Legislature is at the one-third mark of its 60-day session. Today, lawmakers met to pass nearly one thousand bills to be sent to the opposite chamber for further consideration. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports. Senate Judiciary Committee: Friendship Is Not Disqualification By Wayne Yoshioka • Oct 24, 2018 PHS Yearbook Governor David Ige’s nominee for the Intermediate Court of Appeals faced members of the Senate today. State Legislature Fails to Pass Key Domestic Violence Measure By Wayne Yoshioka • May 21, 2018 wayne Yoshioka A key Domestic Violence bill failed to pass in the State Legislature this session and supporters want to know why. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.