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HSTA applauds governor's intent to veto bill on e-cigarettes in schools

HSTA applauds governor's intent to veto bill on e-cigarettes in schools

SB 1405 calls for confiscation, increased fines for youth

HSTA has always opposed laws that focus on penalizing our youth for the use and possession of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. We do not want laws like this to contribute to the school-to-prison pipeline.

  Friday, June 28, 2019  /  Number of views (890)
Gov. Ige spotlights education initiative in State of the State address

Gov. Ige spotlights education initiative in State of the State address

“I want us to do much more.”

“Of all the initiatives upon which we’ve embarked, I believe this one will make the greatest difference in preparing our children for the future and in creating a 21st century workforce,” he said.

  Tuesday, January 22, 2019  /  Number of views (1033)
Con Am illuminated school funding crisis

Con Am illuminated school funding crisis

Gov, schools superintendent call for more school resources, better pay

Even though the state Supreme Court blocked voters from deciding on the constitutional amendment to better fund our schools, the HSTA’s Con Am campaign helped focus attention on chronic public school underfunding, low teacher pay and the negative consequences those problems have on students.

  Friday, October 26, 2018  /  Number of views (625)
When and where to help HSTA's recommended candidates

When and where to help HSTA's recommended candidates

Find out where your sign waving support is needed across the state

Find out where you can sign wave for HSTA-backed candidates before and after election day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.

  Thursday, October 25, 2018  /  Number of views (1009)
Ige supports Con Am; Pledges to assure it will NOT raise cost of living

Ige supports Con Am; Pledges to assure it will NOT raise cost of living

Governor says he'll veto any proposal that would raise residents' property taxes or raise affordable rents

Gov. David Ige pledged during a debate Monday night on KHON2 that he would veto any proposal that raised property taxes for residents or increased rents on affordable properties, disproving the misleading scare tactics being spread by opponents of the constitutional amendment on the ballot in November.

  Tuesday, October 16, 2018  /  Number of views (989)
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