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Senator Russell Ruderman | Hawaii State legislative issues related to our health in District 2, Puna and Kau on Hawaii Island.

Rat Lungworm Disease

Rat Lungworm Disease Demands State Action

The Ige administration should stop belittling the work of UH Hilo’s laboratory and fund it immediately. By Russell Ruderman  / October 19, 2017...

Styrofoam reduction ban in Hawaii County

Congrats to Hawaii County Council on Passing a Styrofoam Reduction Bill

As with plastic bags, counties are leading the way in environmental actions that have been blocked by lobbyists at the...

Angiostrongylus cantonensis - Rat Lungworm Disease

Rat Lungworm Disease Research and Education Outreach Funding

An article shared by the Hawaii Senate Majority on Facebook, echoes Senator Ruderman’s concerns for Darlene Turner and other patients...

Senate Adjourns 2017 Session Emphasizing Accomplishments and Expressing Optimism

HONOLULU, Hawaiʻi – The Hawaiʻi State Senate adjourned the 2017 regular session today taking action on a number of priority...

Town Hall Meeting in Pahoa with Senator Ruderman and Representative San Buenaventura

Town Hall Meeting – 2017

Talk Story in Pahoa with Senator Ruderman and Representative Joy San Buenaventura Puna Senator Ruderman and Representative San Buenaventura co-presented slides...

Rat Lungworm Disease

Rat Lungworm Disease – Funding Article

For the third consecutive year, state legislators have attempted to secure appropriations to address Rat Lungworm Disease in Hawaii. Sens....

Civil Beat | QnA with Candidates

Civil Beat QnA with District 2 Candidates

Editor’s Note: Originally published in Civil Beat, Russell was asked to answer some questions folks have been asking around the...

Puna State Forum - 2nd Debate

Puna State Forum – 2nd Debate

Mahalo Big Island Video News for covering this event!

Puna Candidate Forum 2016

Political Debate in Puna for State Offices (Round One)

Hawaiʻi State Senator Russell Ruderman shares his manaʻo on a wide variety of topics along with other candidates at the...

Puna Geothermal

What’s Next for Geothermal Oversight? Sen Russell Ruderman

In the legislative session just ended, a bill that would have given the state sole regulatory control failed to pass...

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