A Civil Beat Panel Discussion On Good Government Bills (Video)

Low voter turnout and campaign finance reform were among the issues tackled Thursday at the state Capitol.

Written by Civil Beat on March 17, 2016

Civil Beat was at the Capitol on Thursday for Apathy and Influence, a panel discussion on how good government bills are faring in the legislative session.

Panelists included state Sen. Maile Shimabukuro, Common Cause Executive Director Carmille Lim, and the League of Women Voters’ Janet Mason. The discussion was moderated by Chad Blair of Civil Beat.

Sen. Russell Ruderman, who was sitting in the audience, joined midway to talk about his term limit bill, which was killed earlier this month.

Panelists also discussed low voter turnout, campaign finance reform and the practice of legislators sharing their campaign funds with other politicians.

Office: Common Cause Hawaii, Common Cause National

Issues: Voting and Elections, Transparency, Access To Government, Money in Politics

Leave a Comment

  Get news & updates






If you respond and have not already registered, you will receive periodic updates and communications from Common Cause.


What's this?

   Please leave this field empty

Take Action

The Supreme Court gutted a key provision of the Voting Rights Act.

Tell Congress to fix the court’s bad decision!

Take action.


Give Today

Join the Community

Find Common Cause Activists in your area.

Add Me to the Map